Penetration Tester

Posted 25 January by Kind Consultancy Ltd

Kind Consultancy is working with a leading cybersecurity consulting firm who are seeking multiple Penetration Testers to join their London offices as part of an ongoing period of rapid growth.

As a Penetration Tester, you’ll be joining an experienced team, with key responsibilities including:

  • Delivering black-box, grey-box and white-box penetration testing to a variety of clients
  • Working on projects in web or mobile application testing and/or infrastructure testing
  • Reporting to clients on areas of identified weaknesses
  • Advising clients on technical-remediation routes
  • Collaborating with the wider team to share knowledge and experience, finding creative ways to solve technical problems
  • Participating in project commencement calls and meetings to finalise the scope of new projects

Our ideal candidate for the Penetration Tester position:

  • Has substantial experience of delivering hands-on web/mobile application and infrastructure testing
  • Has demonstrable experience of exploit creation, security research, Burpsuite and Kali
  • Holds or is working towards a CREST Registered Tester, Offensive Security OSCP, Tigerscheme QSTM or CyberScheme CSTM certification
  • Has thorough knowledge of OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25 and how to exploit vulnerable systems in each category
  • Has a creative approach to proven-method tests
  • Is able to work to set client or internal deadlines
  • Is an excellent communicator in both writing and speech, able to write strong technical reports and also to clearly explain how exploits have been carried out and how clients should remediate
  • Can handle escalations rapidly and professionally
  • Has fluent programming skills and strong knowledge of ASP .net, PHP, Python, Objective C, C# and Java
  • Has strong database and web server skills (MS SQL, MySQL, IIS, Apache, etc)
  • Has experience of testing a variety of platforms including Windows, Linux, iOS and Android
  • Has experience of API testing and SCADA/high-availability system testing

As well as a competitive starting salary, the organisation offers a good benefits package (including dedicated research time, speaking opportunities at major security events and funded training for recognised qualifications) and the opportunity to work with major, globally recognised client businesses across the Financial Services, Telecommunications, e-Commerce, Defence and Energy sectors.

If you’re interested in the Penetration Tester opportunity and you have the right skills and relevant experience, please apply with an up to date CV today.

Required skills

  • Apache
  • Crest
  • Technical Reports
  • OWASP
  • Penetration Testing

Reference: 34317229

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