Penetration Tester

Penetration Tester

Job Title: Penetration Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Somerset, England
Salary: Up to £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 656932_1560326637
Contact Name: Anneli Sandholm
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2019 09:03

Job Description

Currently looking for a Security Tester for a 6 month contract based in Somerset. You will be providing Subject Matter Expertese for Test Engineering to build application and internal pen testing capability.

Your day to day will include:

  • Carry out testing of the service to identify vulnerabilities
  • Produce a report of vulnerabilities and issues identified to inform the fix phase
  • Meet with development and security teams to discuss issues identified
  • If required, carry out a re-test to confirm issues have been resolved following a fix phase
  • Produce a final report of vulnerabilities and issues identified

Essential skills:

  • Experience with open source security and penetration tools
  • A background in Application security
  • Working knowledge of common languages, Java, Phython.C#
  • Ability to interpret output from tools used to scan for vulnerabilities and manage patching (Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, Tripwire, WSUS, MBSA, Red Hat Satellite, HP Ignite-UX, BMC Client Management, SUS)
  • Experience in mentoring and training
  • Has worked in an Agile Environment as part of a cross-functional development team
  • Experience in writing tests using a Gherkin type language


Based in Taunton, 5 days per week.

£400 per day INSIDE IR35

This is an URGENT role, so if you're interested please apply with an up to date CV for a call back.

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