Senior Penetration Tester - London - £65,000 + bonus

London (North), London (Greater)
£65000 per annum + Bonus
05 Jun 2014
03 Jul 2014
Sheryl Griffin
Full Time
Penetration Tester / CEH certified - The Ashdown Group has been engaged by a organisation to assist in their search for an experienced Senior Pen Tester, to join their rapidly growing division and manage a team of Pen-Testers/ Security Auditors.

You will be responsible for the provision of consultancy primarily focused on penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and auditing.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experiences:

o Excellent IT SECURITY knowledge and experience
o Very good experience as a Security Consultant
o A desire to learn the PCI DSS and ISO 27001 standards and compliance issues;
o Knowledge of Kali,Backtrack, Metasploit, Nesus.
o Excellent customer facing experience and strong communication skills
o C++, Python , Ruby is highly desirable
o Project management experience would be a bonus
o Check Team Leader/Member Status would be high advantageous
o Crest Accreditation

You will plan, organize, and execute Penetration Testing projects, including preparing reports, ensure audit objectives and test results are documented in a manner consistent with OWASP methodology. You should also be well-versed in assessing business risks and controls, be able to articulate the risks, and recommend business-focused solutions to improve risk management practices and regulatory compliance. You may be required to participate in projects overseas.

Experience with vulnerability assessments and/or penetration testing of web applications and/or infrastructure will be important as will knowledge of risk assessment techniques and principles.

It is expected that you can demonstrate the ability to successfully coordinate and direct team members, including developing people through supervising, coaching and conducting performance reviews .

Ideally you will have previous experience working in a consultancy environment working with external clients and 3rd party suppliers.

You will be certified in one or more of the following: CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) CHECK, CLAS or have excellent equivalent experience. Any further IT Security related qualifications would also be an advantage, but not essential.

To apply for this role please send through a WORD copy of your CV quoting reference ASH12257SG in the subject line of your email.

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