• Senior Penetration Tester

    Cybersecurity & Information Resilience
    Contract Type
    Perm Full-Time
    competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • The Opportunity

    With Cyber and Information Security being a dominant feature within daily life today – this is something that is on everyone’s radar. Do you want to be part of a team that will make a difference in anticipating risk and building resilience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work on a wide variety of exciting projects as part of a talented, supportive team?


    As a Senior Security Testing Consultant you will be an exceptional Cyber Security consultant with deep technical skills and excellent consulting skills. You will be leading and delivering large and complex projects and managing other Security Testing Consultants under their supervision.


    You will have strong technical skills in multiple areas and be able to deliver and report on complex technical security assessments. Responsibilities will also include mentoring Security Testing Consultants, conducting Cyber Security research and writing white papers.


    This is a client facing role where your excellent written and verbal communication skills will be vital. With varied assignments working as part of a team or alone, your security skills and understanding of risk will ensure improved security for our clients.


    Ideally you’ll have conducted security assessments under the CHECK Scheme previously and have a strong technical background coupled with a curious nature.


    This role will be based in Milton Keynes and will also have a mixture of home working and frequent travel to client sites.

    About BSI

    Do you believe the world deserves excellence?


    BSI Cybersecurity and Information Resilience (CSIR) is a leading provider of cyber-security and information assurance services with a reputation for service excellence and technical security expertise.


    Headquartered in Milton Keynes, UK, BSI CSIR is a BSI Professional Services company, enabling delivery of services throughout Europe and on a global basis. We are expanding and are looking to recruit the best talent across the UK to join our team.


    Our customer base includes Government, Critical National Infrastructure, the financial sector, and blue chip multinationals.


    BSI CSIR is a member of key cyber security and information assurance schemes including:

    • Common Criteria CLEF;
    • Crest Cyber Security Incident Response, Penetration Testing, STAR testing, and Cyber Essentials;
    • as well as a PCI DSS QSA organisation

    About You

     To be successful in this role you will:


    • Have a passion for technology and a good awareness of the associated security risks.
    • You should have a strong technical background including experience of networks and Operating Systems.
    • Good documentation/ reporting skills and the ability to effectively manage projects by utilising multiple Security Consultants.
    • You will be able to demonstrate your skills and experience as a CHECK Team Leader (CTL) or equivalent qualifications such as CREST Certified Tester (CCT) or Tigerscheme Senior Tester (SST).
    • Be capable of holding (or already have) UK Government Clearance to SC level – due to the nature of the work
    • Be keen to develop your technical skills and wider industry knowledge.
    • Set a strong example to other Security Consultants, including a positive attitude and effective time management and communication skills.


    BSI CSIR offers a varied and challenging environment with opportunities to develop and progress within the Cyber Security industry which is limited only by your ambition. We actively encourage team attendance at external conferences and industry events.


    Alongside your basic salary, you will also receive 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the option to buy additional days), private healthcare, an excellent pension, as well as a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.


    If you feel you have the skills and experience to become a BSI Senior Penetration Tester then please click ‘Apply’ today!



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