Security Consultant Penetration Tester

14 Jan 2021
11 Feb 2021
Caroline Green
Contract Type
Full Time

Security Consultant Penetration Tester

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Nettitude, a Lloyd's Register company, is an award-winning provider of Cyber Security and Assurance, Incident Response and Technology services to organizations across the world. We are at a very exciting stage both in terms of our company but also in the Cyber Security marketplace. Find out more about Nettitude at

Our security consultants are responsible for leading and delivering their own penetration testing security engagements with our clients. This includes the full lifecycle of an engagement from kick off call, testing, report creation, report delivery to debrief.

In your role you will:

  • Deliver penetration testing and other related security activities for medium to enterprise level clients, for example Web Application Penetration testing, Mobile Application Penetration testing, Infrastructure and Network Penetration testing, Wireless Penetration testing, and Social Engineering. These security activities will include performing engagement kick off calls, email responses and debrief for each assigned client engagement.
  • Write full and thorough reports for each engagement that show rapid and constant improvement, incorporating feedback from quality reviews.
  • When requested, provide technical analysis of current IT Security related events, especially for the purpose of media coverage.
  • Be a continuous learner, keeping up to date on a wide variety of IT Security related skills and industry knowledge.
  • Mentor more junior security consultants where appropriate and/or requested.

Key skills:

  • Penetration testing experience. While professional penetration testing experience is preferred, in some cases we can accept individuals who have worked in related cyber security professions, dependent on aptitude and thirst for knowledge.
  • Cloud penetration testing skills are a big plus.
  • You love getting involved in deep technical challenges, while at the same time being able to abstract and explain the most complex issues to a C level exec.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of applications and networking.
  • An ability to teach and mentor other members of the team is a distinct advantage; it's part of what makes us Nettitude!
  • Exploit creation, scripting and reverse engineering are a distinct advantage.
  • You code open-source tools, contribute to security blogs, and participate in CTFs.
  • A thirst for knowledge and a constant desire to push yourself to the max.

One or more of the following will serve as a distinct advantage.

  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a technical discipline.
  • AWS Security Specialty / Azure AZ-500
  • CREST Registered Tester or CREST Certified Tester.
  • Tiger Scheme and other equivalents equally considered.
  • SC or DV clearance is very much welcomed.
  • Offensive Security, GIAC and other industry recognized certifications will also be well received.

We offer you an exciting working environment with intellectual challenges, responsibility and high-level client interaction. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the right candidate.

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