Penetration Testing Specialist

Penetration Testing Specialist

Join as a Penetration Testing Specialist

  • Sitting within the global Security Testing team, you'll be responsible for performing penetration tests and supporting projects
  • You'll work with colleagues from Poland, the UK, and India to carry out penetration testing for client-facing and internal operating platforms, including implementations of innovative technologies such as mobile applications and cloud deployments

What you'll do

We'll look to you to provide a variety of services in the Security Testing area, in line with approved Technology Services processes, standards and methodologies. You'll test internal and external platforms, applications, infrastructures, devices and networks for security vulnerabilities, simulating attack vectors potentially exploited by hackers.

You'll also:

  • Deliver penetration testing services in line with approved processes
  • Provide customers with relevant and timely advice relating to identified findings and recommendations
  • Perform conclusive, impact research on security vulnerabilities and/or popular computing technologies
  • Collaborate with and mentor team members to increase security knowledge

The skills you'll need

We're looking for someone with excellent web application and end-to-end infrastructure penetration testing skills, and familiarity and understanding of recent attack vectors and exploits. You'll be proficient in English with good written and spoken communications skills, and you'll have a flexible and adaptable approach to responsibilities, priorities and working practices.

Along with knowledge of testing methodologies such as OWASP and OSSTMM, you'll have general expertise in IT technology and frameworks including popular operating system types and Network / Firewall infrastructure and protocols.

You'll also demonstrate:

  • Excellent knowledge of infrastructure testing tools and techniques such as Nessus, metasploit, nmap, unicornscan, traceroute, netcat, hping, amap and packet crafting
  • A commitment to personal development
  • The ability to prioritise your workload while maintaining close attention to detail
  • The ability to write technical reports, detailed presentations and documentation

Knowledge of programming languages, and information security principles would also be beneficial.

How we'll reward you

You'll start on a competitive reward package. Your package includes the chance to join our RBS benefits scheme and to choose from a range of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras.