Job posted29 OctSenior Penetration Tester

  • Location: Banbury
  • Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 / Annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 29/10/2019
  • Closing Date: 26/11/2019

Job description

Senior Penetration Tester - Oxfordshire - Permanent

Our client is a leading Security/ Defence Company who are looking for a Senior Penetration tester

You will set about the vulnerability assessment and penetration testing of core telecommunications products which typically run on real-time platforms with a variety of different architectures. You will utilise security tools including Nmap, Nessus, OpenVAS, Qualys and Codenomicon Defensics and will get involved in fuzzing and carrying out manual investigations

Activities include
Hands-on Black Box and White Box penetration testing
Increasing Testing Efficiency through automating tools and procedures
Running state-of-the-art security and vulnerability assessment tools

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of commercial penetration testing and best practice
  • Use of Security Tools including Nmap, Nessus, OpenVAS, Qualys, Codenomicon Defensics and an understanding of their limitations
  • Networking (all levels of OSI 7-layer model)
  • Experience in working with non-Windows platforms
  • Technical presentation/writing skills
  • Scripting/programming skills in Python/Perl/bash
  • Vulnerability Assessment

Desirable Skills:
Programming skills in C, C++ and Java
Static analysis including usage of tools such as Coverity
Telecommunications experience (protocols and topologies)
One or more of CEH, OWASP, GIAC or OSCP certifications
Embedded systems design, development or testing

What's in it for you?

The work is varied and there is already a diverse set of people in the team so lots of knowledge sharing goes on. The work is purely technical and you won't be dragged into other activities and they offer fantastic opportunities to attend conferences such as BlackHat, Defcon, 44con etc.

The role is based in Oxfordshire which is commutable from Coventry, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Banbury and Cheltenham.

As part of the role, you will be required to undertake a high level security clearance.

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