Penetration Tester

Location : Fareham, Hampshire, England
Job Ref : OB41
Consultant : Oliver Bradley
Sector : IT, Internet
Salary : £35k - 45k per year


OB41 – Penetration Tester

Location: Fareham

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 DOE


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Penetration Tester on behalf of one of our clients.

Our client strongly encourages applications from ex-military personnel however, all candidates will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proficient in performing a variety of penetration tests such as web application, mobile application, secure code analysis etc
  • Knowledge and experience of penetration testing
  • Demonstrable familiarity with the modern networks
  • In-depth level of knowledge of Linux, Mac and Windows exploitation, including Active Directory
  • In depth level of knowledge of Unix and Windows operating system fundamentals
  • Knowledge of the OSI model
  • Experience working with and against many security products, ranging from perimeter security to endpoint protection tools
  • Undertake Penetration Tests on computer networks to identify vulnerabilities in computer systems
  • Research the intended target via both open-source and dark-web channels
  • Scan target networks and systems with commercial, open-source, or custom vulnerability scanners to identify weaknesses
  • Identify vulnerabilities within systems, determine how to improve security
  • Produce reports detailing discovered vulnerabilities and the conclusions reached about the effectiveness of the security systems in place

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Be comfortable speaking directly to customers
  • Qualifications such as OSCP, OSWP, CISSP
  • Skilled at exploit creation, skills with scripting, vulnerability analysis and reverse engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Full UK driving licence

Location: Fareham

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 DOE

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