Pentester - CHECK/Red team

Job Title: Pentester - CHECK/Red team
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Reference: BBBH20402_1570011333
Contact Name: Jack Thorne
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2019 11:15

Job Description



6 month rolling contract

I am currently looking for a Penetration tester working for a digital hub on a greenfield project in London on an initial 6 month contract - £550 - £600 p/d for a November start.

As a Hacker/Pentester, you are tasked with continuously discovering, communicating and explaining security vulnerabilities to product teams, and automating this where practical.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead, supervise or directly manage a team of Digital Security Specialists;

Lead on development of plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorised modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs;

Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes;

Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems;

Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status;

Coordinate implementation of computer system plan with establishment personnel and outside vendors;

Train users and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency.

Main Responsibilities

  • Carrying out security vulnerability and penetration testing on Digital products developed with Agile methodologies and continuous integration.
  • Developing and maintaining automated security testing tools.
  • Recommending fixes for vulnerabilities in products, infrastructure, and processes. Skills & Qualifications
  • Evidence of exposure to vulnerability and penetration testing methods
  • Understanding of virtualisation and cloud technologies. Knowledge of Amazon Web Services, infrastructure and cloud security
  • Experience of use of open Source technologies and tools (e.g. Linux, MongoDB, Postgres, Nginx, PHP, Ruby, Python).
  • Evidence of exposure to security and penetration testing tools. Understanding of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). and other security standards or best practices Desirable Criteria:
  • CHECK Team member, equivalent, or awareness of methodologies used. Experience of agile working environments.
  • Awareness/experience of physical Security issues.
  • Awareness of social engineering.
  • Static program analysis skills.
  • Experience of fuzzing used as a means of testing web applications.

If this sounds like something that would be of interest to you, please get in touch and click and apply.