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Advertiser: Polar Recruitment Services Ltd

Job Title: System Security Penetration Tester
Rate:£40K to £45K Per Year    Benefits: Great benefits - see below.
Description: System Security Penetration Tester

40,000 - 45,000 per annum


As the System Security Penetration Tester, you will conduct formal tests on web-based applications and work closely with website administrators and application developers to follow-up on and assist with remediation efforts. As part of the security team you will also assist team members with other activities (i.e. security investigations, security audits, research, training etc.)


* Understand manual penetration testing techniques and apply industry standard best-practices (e.g. OWASP).
* Apply testing methodologies to find vulnerabilities in a range of systems, including web applications, mobile applications, server and network infrastructure.
* Develop skills and knowledge in new areas of information security and progress towards industry qualifications.
* Work independently on projects, liaising with team members and clients.
* Write reports and technical documentation to a client-presentable standard.
* Help improve the methodologies, tools and processes of penetration test.
* Ensure Company Security Policies are adhered to.


* Certified in one or more of the following (preferable): CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) or CISM (Certified Information Systems Manager) or have excellent equivalent experience. Any further IT Security related qualifications would also be an advantage, but not essential.
* University degree or equivalent preferred (in a computer related discipline.)
* Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid work permit.


Essential –

* Web application security testing and penetration testing skill.
* Website mock hacking testing skill.
* Intimate knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and networking architectures.
* Knowledge of databases, applications, and web server design and implementation.
* Knowledge of all OWASP TOP 10 vulnerabilities including countermeasure.
* Fluent, both written and spoken, in English.

Advantage -

* Mobile App (Android-based APK) Penetration testing skill.
* Identify and manage legal liabilities relating to security.
* Security assessment skill for data protection regarding DTA/DPA or payment gateway interface.
* Knowledge of access control, incident response and risk management.
* Penetration skill and knowledge for HTML5.
* CEH or OSCP certificates.


Essential –

* Experienced in application level security testing of web applications.
* Prior experience with vulnerability assessment and penetration methods.

Advantage –

* Experienced Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems and security.
* Experience of mobile application penetration testing ( iOS or Android.)
* Programming language experience in one or all of the following Java, Visual Basic, .NET, PHP, Perl, and Etc.
* Experience of penetration testing for Web API or RESTful API using json/ XML.
* Experience in security testing all common internet and associated technologies.


37.5 hour week. Some weekend and evening work may be required for emergencies and projects.


* Basic annual salary depending upon experience
* 25 days annual leave
* Up to 15% discretionary performance based bonus per annum (following successful completion of probation period)
* Defined Contribution Pension (up to 4% employee, up to 8.5% employer)
* Permanent Health Insurance
* Private Medical Insurance (starting from grade GL4)
* 4x Life Assurance
* 35 per month Flexible Benefits allowance (following successful completion of probation period), e.g. gym, travel insurance, life assurance, health assessment, dental insurance, etc.

If this System Security Penetration Tester role is of interest then please apply now.
Skills Required: System Security Penetration Tester
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP-     Duration:
Contact: Kevin Long Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 02380 001179 Contact Fax:
Reference: KLSYPE001 Added: 28-09-2017
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