Penetration Tester

Recruiter
NQB Recruitment Solutions
Location
London
Salary
50000.00 - 75000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
14 Mar 2024
Closes
11 Apr 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: CRT Penetration Tester

Job Summary:

Our client, a leading cybersecurity company, is seeking to recruit a CRT Penetration Tester with a minimum of 3–4 years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the entire project lifecycle, including scoping, testing, reporting, and post–test activities. They should possess strong leadership skills and have the ability to work independently without constant supervision.

Proficiency in the English language, exceptional customer–facing skills, and holding an active CRT certification are essential requirements. The candidate should be capable of performing high–quality penetration testing across a wide range of areas, including web applications, APIs, mobile platforms (iOS and Android), infrastructure, Wi–Fi, client builds, cloud audits, code reviews, firewall reviews, and have experience with IT Health Checks for government work and PCI–DSS testing. The willingness to conduct on–site testing is a must (on average once a month).

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct end–to–end project management for penetration testing engagements, including scoping, testing, reporting, and post–test activities.
  • Perform independent scoping of projects and demonstrate the ability to work autonomously without constant guidance.
  • Show team leadership potential by guiding and mentoring junior team members when required.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their requirements, provide expert advice, and address any concerns or questions regarding the testing process.
  • Conduct penetration testing across various domains, including but not limited to web applications, APIs, mobile platforms (iOS and Android), infrastructure, Wi–Fi networks, client builds, cloud environments, code reviews, firewall reviews, and more.
  • Perform IT Health Checks for government projects, ensuring compliance with relevant security standards and guidelines.
  • Produce comprehensive and detailed reports outlining vulnerabilities, risks, and recommended mitigation strategies & present findings and recommendations to clients in a clear and concise manner, demonstrating excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Stay up–to–date with the latest cybersecurity trends, tools, and techniques to ensure the delivery of cutting–edge penetration testing services.
  • Represent the company at industry conferences, events, and forums, showcasing expertise and promoting the company's services.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in penetration testing or a related field.
  • Proven track record of managing the entire lifecycle of penetration testing projects.
  • Strong understanding of penetration testing methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  • Experience scoping projects independently and working without constant supervision.
  • Demonstrated team leadership potential, with prior experience in a leadership role being a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non–technical stakeholders effectively.
  • Hold an active CRT certification.
  • Proficiency in conducting penetration testing across a wide range of areas, including web applications, APIs, mobile platforms (iOS and Android), infrastructure, Wi–Fi networks, client builds, cloud audits, code reviews, and firewall reviews.
  • Familiarity with IT Health Checks for government projects and PCI–DSS testing requirements.
  • Willingness to travel on–site to client locations across the UK as per project requirements.
  • Strong problem–solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.

Benefits:

  • Salary Range 50k to 75k
  • 100% Remote Working (UK Only)
  • Training Budget / Professional Development
  • Career Opportunities

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