Offensive Security and Penetration Testing Lead

  • Anywhere
  • Anywhere


Would you like to be part of a security team for a leading telecom business?

Remote working with a visit to London/Reading offices once every 2 weeks. Market Rates — 3 month rolling contract

The team is looking to recruit an experienced penetration testing lead.

The team is responsible for the security, resilience, reliability, observability, and operability of the businesses platforms. Does a team who are fundamentally forward-thinking, enthusiastic problem solvers sound like you? People who will thrive in this team are those who love a challenge, constantly evaluate and question, and, above all, love to ship a product that solves real problems, at scale.

To be successful at this role you will need:

  • Degree in computer science, security, or equivalent professional experience
  • Clear and demonstrable understanding of penetration testing and red teaming including NCSC and CREST accredited schemes, Offensive Security, Ethical Hacking or SANS certifications
  • Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering testing web/mobile application testing and source code security reviews, bug hunting, capture the flag (CTF) experience
  • Experience with cloud technologies security testing (compute, storage, functions, K8s, KMS, IAM, etc.), database, and web server design and implementation, web application security testing, network penetration testing, red teaming, security operations, or hunting
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with manually auditing source code or scripting and editing existing code and programming (using one or more of the following: Perl, Python, Ruby, bash, C/C++, C#, or Java) to find security issues
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience with security engineering practices such as in web application security, network security, authentication and authorisation protocols, cryptography, automation, and other software security disciplines

If this sounds like you and you would like to apply/ find out more please get in contact with me for a confidential conversation!

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