Penetration Tester

Charles Simon Associates Ltd
50000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
18 Nov 2022
29 Nov 2022
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Charles Simon Associates are currently looking for a Penetration Tester on a permanent basis for our prestigious client based in Congleton. The position is home–based with travel to Cheshire once a month for a couple of days.

Location: Remote

Salary: Up to GBP50–65,000 per annum

Skills/requirements for the Penetration Tester

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a technical role (preferably as a Penetration Tester).
  • Experience working within the Cyber Essentials Plus framework
  • Consultative approach to work – customer focused, willing to take ownership of tasks through to completion.
  • Experience of using Qualys & Automation tools.
  • Networking knowledge and experience.
  • A good understanding of IT Security practices and principles.
  • Ability to train and work with end–users throughout the development of a working

Desirable Skills:

  • CHECK Team Member/CREST Register Tester.
  • Other Industry relevant qualifications such as CSTM / CSTL / OSCP / ECSA etc.
  • Network infrastructure level testing experience/knowledge
  • Security industry relevant experience (PCI DSS, ISO 27001, PSN CoCo etc)

The Penetration Tester will be responsible for:

  • This role will be heavily client focused, so excellent customer–facing skills are a must.
  • You will be expected to build and implement the Pen Testing & Vulnerability testing capabilities for clients and external customers.
  • You will be supporting the Existing Cyber team on their learning path and gaining their qualifications.
  • You will be overseeing the Cyber Security practices and Cyber Essentials Plus audit delivery.

One of the following accreditations will be essential for this role.

  • CREST Registered Penetration Tester
  • CREST Certified Infrastructure Tester
  • Cyber Scheme Team Member (CSTM)
  • Cyber Scheme Team Leader (CSTL)
  • EC–Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA): Penetration Testing practical
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

You must either have or be eligible for UK Security Clearance

Please send an up–to–date copy of your CV to be considered for the Penetration Tester role.