Penetration Testing Consultant
NCC Group
Manchester M3 3AQ, GB
48d ago

The role of a consultant involves on-site client visits and remote engagements providing structured programmes of security testing, consultancy and research combined with the delivery of informative reports detailing engagement activities and their results with articulation of risk and remediation priorities for clients.

In addition to enacting these responsibilities NCC Group will support you in your continued training and development goals on an individual basis.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintaining proficiency in the use and application of security technologies
  • Delivering technical tasks on NCC Groups engagements
  • Delivering high quality technical solutions to clients
  • Assist in the identification, resolution and documentation of security incidents.
  • Providing technical scoping advice
  • Developing self-skills on internal security projects
  • Conducting focused research when not engaged on client billable projects
  • Responsible for adhering to all internal policy and procedures in relation to security and quality best practice
  • Ability to travel to clients sites to perform security engagements of varying durations as required
  • Key Skills

  • Use of a variety of network security testing tools and exploits to identify vulnerabilities and be able to recommend corrective action
  • Proven ability to explain the output of a penetration test to a non-technical client
  • Proficiency in one or more of the below :

  • Good networking and associated protocol knowledge and experience
  • Mobile security knowledge and experience (OS, RF and App)
  • Applied security research
  • Applied cryptography, mathematics or computer science experience.
  • Application security threat modelling
  • Fuzzing
  • Cloud Service testing (AWS / Azure)
  • SDLC Implementation and Testing
  • Software development or programming / scripting abilities
  • About NCC Group

    We are a global expert in cyber security and risk mitigation, working with businesses to protect their brand, value and reputation against the ever-

    evolving threat landscape.

    With our knowledge, experience and global footprint, we are best placed to help businesses identify, assess, mitigate & respond to the risks they face.

    We are passionate about making the Internet safer and revolutionising the way in which organisations think about cyber security.

    Headquartered in Manchester, UK, with over 35 offices across the world, NCC Group employs more than 2,000 people and is a trusted advisor to 15,000 clients worldwide.

    If your skills and experience meet the needs of the role requirement, we will endeavour to respond to every application within 10 working days.

    However, if you haven’t heard back from us within this timeframe on this occasion your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, but please do continue to keep an eye on our career opportunities as there may be other more suitable roles.

    We may also store your CV on our database for any future vacancies. Please email cv nccgroup.trust if you do not want us to retain your details.

    All personal data is held in accordance with the NCC Group Privacy Policy. We are committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace.

    If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please tell us at any stage.

    Please note that this role has background clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work NCC Group does. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the vetting process

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