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Senior Penetration Tester

Job Title: Senior Penetration Tester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: TBC
REF: 15779/001_1562230292
Contact Name: Danny Sturgeon
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Senior Penetration Tester / Senior Security Consultant / £60,000 - 70,000 per annum

Access IT recruitment are currently recruiting for a Senior Security Consultant with a proven track record of delivering penetration testing services, preferably with strong experience in the delivery of Web Application Testing.

The role

  • As Senior Security Consultant you will be an ambassador for the organisation and act as a leader in engagements involving junior team members and share your knowledge and experience with other members of the security testing practice team.
  • You will help drive quality and consistency through delivery excellence and actively driving test methodology creation and updates
  • Ensure your personal penetration testing qualifications remain up to date and in line with business needs

Key attributes


  • Proven track record of delivering penetration testing services, preferably experienced in the delivery of Web Application testing
  • Current penetration testing qualification, such as Crest Registered Tester or Tiger Qualified Security Team Member.
  • CHECK Team Lead or Member
  • Ability to maintain UK security clearances as required by the business.

Behaviours and abilities

  • Ability to engage with senior executives of differing technical levels, and to encourage the buy in of our security ethos.
  • Confidence and ability to think creatively and offer solutions to complex problems
  • Passionate about the security lifecycle.
  • Ability to translate specialist, technical information into plain English.


  • Proficient in scripting languages such as, Bash, PowerShell, VB, Python etc.
  • Demonstrable experience of the use of penetration tools such as Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, BurpSuite etc.
  • Solid understanding of the suite of TCP/IP protocols and the OSI model.
  • Ability to adapt to complex ever changing environments and to quickly understand, and exploit to your advantage, such environments.
  • Proven experience of testing web applications, their platforms and technologies.
  • Solid experience of network and infrastructure penetration testing
  • Proven experience of carrying out network device reviews
  • Proven track record of carrying out ITHC's for PCI DSS and PSN compliance.

The salary on offer for this position is between £60,000 - 70,000 per annum plus benefits which include a car allowance (10% of salary taken in cash) There is no expectation to work from the client's office so the role is fully remote with travel to customer sites.

For a confidential discussion and further details on the opportunity, please apply via the details provided.