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Pen Tester

  • £475 per day
  • Taunton
  • Posted: 17/05/2019
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 809104877

Job Details

Pen Tester


Up to £475 (Inside IR35)

6 Month contract

Your new role will be to carry out testing of the service to identify vulnerabilities; produce a report of vulnerabilities and issues identified which will be presented to the senior members of the Security Team. There will be an element of educating staff members on best practice and how to harden their attack surface.

• Write security tests for applications and infrastructure

• Implement security tests into delivery pipelines

• Take part in relevant security meetings to create best practice for development teams

• Work across the organisation in helping teams implement security testing with scrum teams

• Mentor testers in security best practices

• Create library of best practice processes

Essential Skills and experience

• Experience with open source security and penetration tools

• A background in Application security

• Working knowledge of common languages, Java, Python. C# or .net (Others will be considered such as bash scripting or power shell)

• Ability to interpret output from tools used to scan for vulnerabilities and manage patching (Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, Tripwire, WSUS, MBSA, Red Hat Satellite, HP Ignite-UX, BMC Client Management, SUS)

• Experience in mentoring and training

• Has worked in an Agile Environment as part of a cross-functional development team

• Experience in writing tests using a Gherkin type language

If you would to break a system and advise on how to fix it, please do get in touch.

0121 230 9111