OSCP Penetration Tester

NQB Recruitment Solutions
West Midlands
45000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
14 Mar 2024
11 Apr 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior/Mid–Level Penetration Tester (OSCP Qualified)

Location: United Kingdom (with options for remote work and client site visits)

About the Client:

Our client specialises in demystifying the complexities of governance, risk, and compliance, offering real–world, practical solutions to a broad spectrum of related challenges. They are committed to working closely with their clients to develop the most effective and sustainable strategies, ensuring these solutions integrate seamlessly with the day–to–day operations of the business with minimal disruption.

Their expertise encompasses:

  • Information Security Consultancy: Providing tailored guidance to strengthen your information security posture.
  • Penetration Testing: Conduct comprehensive assessments to identify vulnerabilities and enhance your cyber defenses.
  • Data Privacy Consultancy: Offering expert advice to ensure your data handling practices are compliant and secure.
  • Outsourced DPO Services: Delivering professional Data Protection Officer services to meet regulatory requirements without the need for in–house expertise.

Through these services, our client aims to streamline your approach to managing and mitigating risks, ensuring compliance with relevant standards and regulations while fostering a secure and resilient organisational environment.

Position Overview:

On behalf of our esteemed client, we are in search of seasoned and adept Senior and Mid–Level Penetration Testers with a deep–rooted enthusiasm for cybersecurity. The ideal candidates will be professionals certified in OSCP, boasting a substantial record in penetration testing, web application, API testing, and direct client interactions. This role entails performing in–depth security assessments, pinpointing vulnerabilities, and proposing practical recommendations to improve our clients' security stance.


  • Execute penetration tests across web applications, APIs, and networks to uncover vulnerabilities and security weaknesses.
  • Formulate and implement testing strategies for thorough security assessments.
  • Directly collaborate with clients to define engagement scopes, including understanding their systems, pinpointing testing requirements, and managing expectations.
  • Perform on–site security assessments and consultations at client locations as required.
  • Facilitate Q&A sessions, mop–up sessions, and present detailed final reports to clients, highlighting findings, implications, and remediation recommendations.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports on identified vulnerabilities, providing concise and actionable advice for clients to mitigate security issues.
  • Keep up–to–date with the latest cybersecurity threats, trends, and testing methodologies to enhance the quality of services provided.


  • Must be based in the United Kingdom.
  • Possession of OSCP certification is essential.
    • Senior roles require at least 3 years of experience in penetration testing or a similar technical lead capacity.
    • Mid–Level roles require a minimum of 1 year of penetration testing experience along with OSCP certification.
  • Profound experience in testing web applications and APIs.
  • Proven expertise in client–facing roles, including engagement scoping, site visits, leading discussions, and delivering presentations.
  • Exceptional analytical and report writing skills, with prior experience in completing detailed vulnerability reports.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities, capable of explaining intricate security matters to a non–technical audience.
  • A steadfast commitment to ethical hacking practices, adhering to legal and ethical guidelines in penetration testing.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Professional development and certification opportunities.
  • Flexible working arrangements, including the possibility of remote work.
  • A dynamic and supportive working atmosphere among a team of dedicated cybersecurity professionals.

Application Process:

Candidates interested in applying for this role are invited to submit their CV and a cover letter outlining their experiences, qualifications, and reasons for being the perfect fit for the position to Musa at . Please include examples of previous penetration testing projects, particularly those involving direct client engagement and report writing.