Consultant - Cyber Security (Penetration Tester)

London or Birmingham, UK (Hybrid)
Competitive + benefits
28 Jun 2024
25 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

As one of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, RSM delivers big ideas and premium service to help middle-market businesses thrive. We are a fast-growing firm with big ambitions -- we have a clear goal to become the premium adviser to the middle market, globally. This vision touches everything we do, motivating and inspiring us to become better every day. If you are looking for a firm where you can build a future and make an impact, then RSM is the place for you.


Are you passionate about emerging technology, cyber, change, and risk management? We are.

There’s never been a more exciting time to be a technology risk professional. Our world is ever more complex, interconnected, and reliant on technology and data to do business. While the digital opportunities for organisations are endless, the risks are becoming increasingly more complex to manage. RSM’s global Technology Risk Assurance (TRA) practice provides assurance, advice, and solutions to enable our clients to manage their wide-ranging technology risks and move forward with confidence.

Our national client portfolio includes some of the most interesting and prestigious organisations that operate across all industry and Not for Profit sectors including financial services, technology, retail, manufacturing, automotive, gaming, healthcare, social housing, education and defence.

Overall job purpose

No career pathway in your current role? You won’t stand still in our Cyber Security team which is a part of our wider Technology & Cyber Risk Assurance team. You’ll work with our team of specialists and be a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team.

The purpose of this role is to deliver offensive security including penetration testing engagements across a diverse portfolio of clients across the breadth of the mid-market, ensuring excellent client service.

You’ll benefit from ongoing coaching, career mentoring, and be supported by our career pathway. You will have an opportunity to continue to develop market leading skills across our different capabilities and advance your professional development by undertaking certifications such as CompTIA PenTest+; CHECK, CREST; CompTIA Security+; Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH); and Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP).

About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic cyber security Consultant to join our team. Working alongside our experienced team of specialists, you’ll be delivering offensive security services including digital footprint reconnaissance, social engineering, penetration testing and vulnerability assessments and more to high profile clients across all industries

Our security consultants aren’t just limited to working on web and infrastructure engagements, you will be involved the delivery of a wide range of assurance and advisory cyber security related engagements and projects.

Knowledge development is part of our culture. We take professional development seriously, as member of the team you will receive:

  • Access to Internal workshops, dedicated cyber security training platforms and professional development resources.
  • Access to an extended global network of highly experienced and qualified cyber security specialists.

This is a hybrid role with some travel to our offices and client sites required.

Requirements for this role

  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience delivering cyber security and penetration testing
  • To be proficient in infrastructure and web application testing, experience in API testing is desirable.
  • Proficient in Kali Linux, Burpsuite, Nessus and other industry standard tools
  • Hold or working towards an industry recognised certification including CompTIA PenTest+; CHECK, CREST; Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP);

Personal and professional qualities

  • Relevant experience within a cyber security role.
  • Familiar with technology trends, and cyber threats.
  • Passionate to continue your career and provide offensive cyber services to our clients.
  • Self-organised and able to manage your time effectively.
  • Confident with good written, oral communication, report writing skills.
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of team.


As a Consultant you’ll be:

  • Supporting technical scoping activities as part of client assignments.
  • Responsible for delivering fieldwork and assignment reporting.
  • Prioritise and manage tasks through to completion.
  • Stay current with the latest cyber-attacks and technology trends.


Diversity and Inclusion at RSM
At RSM, we want to create a strong sense of belonging so that people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures feel they can bring their true self to work. Our clients come from all walks of life. We aim to achieve that same diversity of background, experience and perspective in our own teams, so that we can genuinely understand our client's needs. Diverse teams bring a broader range of ideas and insights to work. That's why we're working together to ensure our firm's principles and processes support a firm culture that embraces difference and strengthens inclusion.
At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference - to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.

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