Acumin Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Feb 23, 2018Full time
Our client is a leading consultancy providing cyber security, digital investigation advice, education and technical services to a government and the private sector. They are looking for an experienced penetration tester to join their vibrant security testing team to deliver a wide range of penetration testing services including network and application penetration tests. What's on offer The opportunity to deal with a variety of clients across virtually all industry sectors with a requirement for wide range of security assessments The opportunity to develop and enhance an established and growing cyber security practice An integral role in a team of passionate penetration testing experts, as well as senior IT consulting experts within a world class organisation. An adaptable career development and training plan that can be fine-tuned to your personal needs. Role responsibilities As a penetration tester you will be working on client projects within a highly skilled team. You will be expected to: Deliver high quality security assessments, meeting client expectations Respond to client requests, helping to solve client problems and needs using your skills, knowledge and up to date technology Share knowledge with colleagues and assist with the mentoring of other team members Support the service line and sales process through pre-sales support and bid input Support Group Information Security and contribute to white papers and research documents Deliver technical hands-on training courses on ethical hacking and security awareness Provide market and technical insight through the publication of blogs to assist in developing our public profile Essential Requirements Proficient in performing both network and web application penetration testing Open-minded analytical approach to performing penetration testing Strong interpersonal and communication skills Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision whilst maintaining team ethics Client oriented, able to communicate with all levels of an organisation with appropriate technical content Excellent technical presentation and reporting skills, both written and verbal Ability to communicate detailed technical information to a non-technical audience Able of working to strict deadlines and prioritising Desirable Requirements Programming skills and experience in one or more common web programming languages i.e ASP .NET , PHP, Python, Java, C#, etc Experience with reverse engineering Exploit development or other in depth vulnerability research experience Any other related skills and experience in application, operating system, database management, etc.