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Position or Job Title Penetration Tester
Company CV-Library Ltd
Recruiter Reference itjobspost/207061788
Position Location (City) North West
County/Area London
Country United Kingdom
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Description & Requirements

Job Description
A Global Financial Services organisation currently has an exciting opportunity for Penetration Testers at a variety of levels to join their established but growing IT Security Practice. This is a permanent position, based in the North West.

A variety of motivated, and technically minded individuals are required to join an expanding penetration testing team. As a penetration testing team member you will be expected to scope and execute penetration tests against a variety of technologies including web application, mobile and infrastructure, work collaboratively with a variety of internal stakeholders to deliver high quality penetration tests and provide reports which highlight and clearly articulate vulnerabilities and weaknesses to clients in terms they understand.

**A variety of levels of previous experience are required**

Your Role

Maintain relevant skills with which to conduct penetration testing in a number of the following domains to a significant degree of depth:

* Application

* Infrastructure

* Mobile (iOS, Android)

* Wireless

* Physical assessment

* Code review

* Work independently or lead any size team on penetration tests

* Work with global team and external entities to lead and deliver Security Assurance services

* Analyse and review security issues identified

* Supplement automated assessment techniques with manual security assessment approaches

* Communicate security issues identified and mitigation/remediation options to development community

* Generation of clear and concise reports

* Provide regular assessment progress updates that include sufficient detail to convey work completed and upcoming activities

* Provide subject matter expertise in support of security related BAU activities as required

* Research new and emerging threats, counter controls and technologies affecting various platforms

* Innovate in collaboration with security focused development teams to implement and enhance proprietary security technologies

* Build upon the existing service request model, processes and supporting technologies

Essential Skills

* Strong pentesting skills and experience in application and infrastructure domains at a minimum.

* Understanding of the security mechanisms associated with Applications, Operating Systems, Networks, Databases, Virtualisation and Cloud technologies

* Wider SDL activities such as threat/attack modelling and design review

* Understanding of network security architecture

Desirable Skills

* Knowledge of information security frameworks and standards

* Programming / scripting skills

* Experience creating innovative solutions and responding to information security incidents

* CREST/OSCP/SANS or equivalent pentesting certification

**Should the above be of interest, please apply immediately to receive a more detailed job specification

Required Skills
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Nice To Have Skills
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Required Qualifications
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Additional Details

Employment Authorisation Type of Position
See listing Permanent
Salary and Package
£30000 - £75000/a
Start Date Required Experience
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