Penetration Tester jobs

A penetration test, also known as a pen test, is an authorised simulated attack on a computer system that looks for security weaknesses, potentially gaining access to the system's features and data.  

Requirements of a Penetration Tester role may include: 

  • Extensive exposure within the Information Security industry and able to learn and apply new techniques quickly 
  • Deep knowledge of penetration testing techniques, methodologies and tools across the disciplines 
  • Experience with using a variety of network security testing tools and exploits to identify vulnerabilities and recommend corrective action, as well as experience of manual penetration testing and an understanding of IP Networking in a security context 
  • Have a client-orientated approach, providing technical consultancy 
  • Knowledge of security testing of web -based applications and in the use of the relevant web application testing tools. 


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