Lead Penetration Tester

Lead Penetration Tester

Job Title: Lead Penetration Tester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAp
Reference: David90_1650371465
Contact Name: David Hitchings
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 19, 2022 13:31

Job Description

I am working with a hugely exciting MSP who are looking to add a lead penetration tester to their expansive and growing team. This particular role will combine hands on technical skills with the ability to convert technical language in a way that senior stakeholders understand.

You will be expected to conduct tests and simulated attacks on web-based applications, networks, and other systems on a frequent basis.

Day to day activities

  • Be part of the delivery of penetration testing/security assessments
  • Provide solutions to findings that are a threat to the business
  • Influence stakeholders on prioritization of security activities and issue remediation
  • Oversee junior staff, guide, and help them
  • Work on web app, infrastructure, wi-fi and other tests on a day-to-day basis

Experience required

  • Strong experience in penetration testing and/or application security engineering is a must.
  • Technical knowledge of cloud hosting and penetration testing techniques of cloud based applications. Familiarity with AWS is desirable.
  • Familiarity with penetration testing tools such as BurpSuite, OWASP Zap, SoapUI etc.
  • Working knowledge and experience in securing and developing web applications, APIs/web services and mobile apps.
  • Confident knowledge of Web, API and mobile application security testing frameworks and methodologies.

This is a fully remote position and is offering up to £85,000 depending on experience. If interested please do apply!

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