IT Security Penetration Tester

Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Salary
£30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Ref
00059495
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
IT Security Penetration Tester £30,000 to £45,000 + bonus + car / allowance (dep. on skills & experience)

Based: Home Based UK

The Role
A specialist IT security penetration tester is required to assist the company with a broad range of UK based projects in the field of security consulting. You will have recent experience in a range of technical penetration testing engagements, demonstrating advanced understanding of technical vulnerabilities, associated exploits and testing methodologies. You will communicate issues effectively with clients at both a technical and business level support them in their remediation activities and development of their information security management systems.

The role involves extensive UK travel and although external penetration testing may be carried out remotely, you will spend significant periods of time at client sites throughout the UK. This is not a contracting role and you will rarely be in one location for more than a single week, so enjoyment of travel is a bonus.

The Company
Our client is one of the leading vendor-independent information security consultancy and IT security managed service provider ( MSSP ) in the UK. Profitable and with an impressive track record of organic growth, they have an extensive list of clients from SMEs to large blue chip multinationals. They consult in a number of areas of information security, including both technical and social engineering testing, ISO 27001, and PCI DSS. You will be joining a successful team with excellent opportunity for career progression.

The Person
The IT Security Penetration Tester will ideally be CISSP, reflecting their wider knowledge of security management. However, the opportunity to train for this qualification will be offered and you will be expected to pass the exam within your probation period. Ideally you will also have CEH certification and striving for excellence in all aspects of client services, you will support the company's professional ethos at all times. The ability to help clients with security code auditing may also be an advantage, as would a willingness to contribute to the wider services provided by the business.

In addition to a very competitive salary, the company offers a generous employee benefits package including performance related bonus, 25 days holiday, company pension scheme and private health care.

Our client will make first contact with potential employees by telephone - please therefore include a contact tel. number confirming when you may be contacted - e.g. mob / home / day / evening etc.

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