Profectus Recruitment

PENETRATION TESTER – * REMOTE *

Profectus Recruitment are proud to be partnering back up with one of our most innovative and expanding Cyber Security clients, who are looking to recruit ambitious Penetration Testers to join a rapidly growing team in the UK. Focusing predominantly on testing web apps, they are looking for experienced Penetration Testers who are eager to provide a second to none service to our clients throughout the world.
Their main objective is to find Penetration Testers who have a strong offensive technical skillset, who can discover and exploit vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in a range of different environments, alongside having the ability to communicate issues clearly and concisely for customers; breaking down complicated technical issues is a crucial skill in order to provide value to clients.
They believe this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of one of the UK’s most innovative and exciting Cyber Security companies at a hugely exciting time. As a company, they are able deliver many types of testing, from web application and infrastructure testing through to hardware assessments and red team engagements, and, as a Penetration Tester, you will be key in helping to deliver their services whilst providing an excellent experience. An overview of the main duties has been provided below:

  • Perform formal and comprehensive application penetration testing assessments;
  • Provide well-written, concise, technical and non-technical reports in English;
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and provide findings with remediation actions;
  • Support with various client pre-engagement interactions, including scoping activities and proposal drafting;
  • Manage and deliver penetration testing project activities within strict deadlines;
  • Research application and infrastructure components within the wider team to identify new

vulnerabilities and follow responsible disclosure;

  • Assist in scoping calls and discussions with customers to ensure that client needs are met.

  
Skillset, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven industry experience in application penetration testing;
  • Strong understanding of OWASP, PTES and other penetration testing methodologies;
  • Strong knowledge in testing mobile applications (iOS/Android);
  • Knowledge of how modern web apps are designed, developed and deployed across different

platforms;

  • Strong knowledge in preparing and launching social engineering campaigns;
  • Ability to program or script in your preferred language;
  • Good understanding of network and OS principles;
  • Solid knowledge of various technologies, including associated security vulnerabilities and

exploits;

  • Relevant security qualifications (such as OSCP, CREST CRT, TIGER);
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English language ability.

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