Penetration Tester - Birmingham - Up to £60k

Premier IT
£40,000 per annum
07 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently looking for Penetration Testers who are Certified Ethical Hackers for an urgent new role working for our client based in Birmingham.

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

In a multi-product, continuous delivery environment, they must meet the challenge of providing the most effective vulnerability information across teams.

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.

Essential Criteria:

  • Ability to work closely with product teams to ensure a secure development life cycle is built in to delivery of web applications.
  • Evidence of exposure to vulnerability and penetration testing methods
  • Understanding of virtualisation and cloud technologies. Knowledge of Amazon Web Services, infrastructure and cloud security
  • Awareness of automated testing and continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, Travis, or CircleCI
  • 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.

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