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Penetration Tester

  • Job reference: ML- 25811
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £650 - £750 per day

Senior Penetration Tester

Financial Services firm require a seasoned Penetration Tester who is able to travel internationally and has worked in fast past incident response environments.

The candidate will be required to perform penetration tests and advise a remediation plan for the Financial services organisation.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Penetration testing in a highly regulated financial services environment
  • Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment Experience
  • Application and/or infrastructure penetration testing experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic information security principles
  • Familiarity with threat modelling and security design review methodologies
  • A good understanding of Unix, Windows and network security skills
  • Knowledge of security best practice guidelines, (ISO 17799, NIST, OWASP etc.)
  • Relevant professional experience including working knowledge of the following: TCP/IP, HTML, XML, CGI, Python, Perl, Java, Java Script, C++, C#. .Net, networking including IP classes, subnets, multicast, NAT
  • Microsoft OS, Active Directory and Server technologies.
  • Encryption and Password cracking tools
  • Remote access methods.
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery methodologies.
  • Patch management technologies and processes.
  • Wireless and Mobile Device protocols and services
  • Variety of testing tools such as: Paros, WebScarab, Burpsuite, Nessus, Appscan,
  • Whitebox & Blackbox Testing
  • Comfortable liaising between the business and helping to aid a global reaching remediation plan

If interested and feel you have the necessary experience please do apply to the advert, or directly to Molly.Lamb@lafosse.com

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