Pentester - Ethical hacker

Job Title: Pentester - Ethical hacker
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JT200_1578993080
Contact Name: Jack Thorne
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 14, 2020 09:11

Job Description

Ethical Hacker/Penetration Testers

London - 6 month contract

I am currently looking for a Penetration tester who i for an urgent new role working for a digital hub on a greenfield project in London on an initial 6 month contract - £550 - £600 p/d

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.

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