Senior Penetration Test Engineer
London, London, GB
2d ago

Home based + travel to Vadodara office 4 times a year, (and occasional UK travel)

Technical : Penetration Testing, OWASP Top 10, SANS Top 25

Are you an experienced Penetration Test Engineer looking for a great career opportunity?

Civica is a market leader in critical software applications and digital solutions helping organisations transform the way they work.

The ongoing growth of our Vadodara office and busy project pipeline has created the need for us to recruit a further Senior Penetration Test Engineer.

The role can be home based with the requirement to travel to the Vadodara Civica office once a quarter, (expensed).

The Senior Penetration Test Engineer will join a newly formed security testing team providing a range of penetration testing services, including application and infrastructure penetration tests.

You will proactively identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities in the security posture, simulate threats and recommend controls and procedures.

You will be a key contributor to the organisation, performing ethical hacks of Civica’s applications and systems.

In general, travel to the UK could be one visit every 2 years. This can be at short notice and this frequency is not guaranteed as all travel is based on a clear business or project requirement.

A passport is essential.

Core responsibilities :

  • Carry out application, network, systems and infrastructure penetration tests
  • Evaluate and select from a range of penetration testing tools
  • Keep up to date with latest testing and ethical hacking methods
  • Perform web application scan using acunetix and burpsuite.
  • Mentor junior team members and review penetration testing reports.
  • Team building capabilities and should have experience in managing team.
  • Report on findings to a range of stakeholders using a risk based methodology
  • Make suggestions for security improvements
  • Comply with corporate processes including Civica’s ISO 27001 management systems
  • Support development teams with the implementation and running of penetration tests as per the Civica Secure SDLC
  • About you :

  • 5+ years commercial experience in Penetration Testing with knowledge including; OWASP Top 10, SANS Top 25 and Web Application Security Testing
  • 5+ years commercial experience in any of the following areas : Network Security Testing; Vulnerability Assessment; Mobile Application Security Testing
  • Highly desirable would be any experience in Acunetix, OSCP or Red Team Assessment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and able to contribute to meetings and discussions.
  • Proactive and able to work autonomously as well as a team
  • The ability to work to agreed deadlines
  • Strong attention to details
  • Ability to work at detailed and abstract levels.
  • Ability to guide junior team members.
  • Self-learner
  • Track record of delivering commitments on time and quality.
  • Good leadership skills
  • CEH / OSCP / CREST / GPEN or equivalent certifications.
  • First class and above grade in BE / BTECH / MCA equivalent degree from a university of UGC accreditation.
  • Life at Civica

    Help us continue to build on 19 years of unbroken growth.

    Civica has over 30 years of proven expertise in delivering improved outcomes for public services around the world.

  • Blended working : less commuting, more time with your friends and family.
  • Top rated employer Glassdoor : Our average length of service is 9 years.
  • Societal Impact : Our solutions impact positive societal change, supporting local Authorities, Schools, Police forces, the NHS and numerous Central Government offices.
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