This vacancy is for a penetration tester to join Vistorm's successful penetration testing team. The team provides Penetration Testing services to a wide range of HP accounts and external customers, and due to growth in our business we are looking to expand our team. We are also looking for CHECK Team Leaders.
We are looking for someone who can demonstrate penetration testing experience to date. The successful candidate will demonstrate a keen interest in this area of information security and satisfy our technical team that they have the right technical areas of expertise/interest.
The Vistorm team are mainly based in Milton Keynes. However, the role is mobile, so other locations will be considered. The successful candidate will already have or be prepared to apply for a UK security clearance.
The role entails working away at customer sites most weeks and frequently involves out of hours working. Some weekend working may be involved but clearly individual circumstances will be considered as part of our resource scheduling process.
Further details on schemes of which Vistorm is a member can be found on CESG's web-site for CHECK and the UK CREST website. Another relevant website is that of the Tiger Scheme.
The candidate must hold a relevant qualification such as CREST Registered Tester, CHECK Team Member or Offensive Security Certified Professional or have significant penetration testing experience.
Key performance indicators:
Penetration testing skills including the use of relevant tools and technologies.
Ability to work with focussed team to help deliver penetration testing service to a wide range of clients.
Support production of penetration testing scoping documents.
Undertake tests remotely and on site, and produce high quality reports in line with service procedures and quality management system.
Knowledge of legal aspects concerned with penetration testing.
Excellent communication and people skills.
Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales
A detailed understanding of, and experience in, IT security;
Candidates should be self directed, innovative, proactive, pragmatic and highly motivated
An appreciation of penetration testing. Some hands-on experience would be desirable but not essential
Knowledge of network and internet security. This should include a low-level knowledge of network traffic and protocols;
detailed Windows/Unix operating system knowledge
technical understanding of security products such as firewalls, IDS, and security aspects of products such as operating systems
appreciation of trends in IT security
Previously employed within a CHECK or CREST Provider organisation within the UK, and have the abilities to be approved by CESG to join Vistorm's CHECK team
United Kingdom-Milton Keynes
Yes, 75% of the time
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