Proprius Recruitment

Specialists in IT Security & Risk Recruitment


Featured Penetration Testers - Vice President & Assistant Vice President Featured

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Benefits: Benefits & Bonus

Salary: £50,000 - £95,000

Details: Global banking giant with over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, operating in over 50 countries and employing over 145,000 people. The Global Information Security Division are looking for a number of motivated, technically minded individuals to join their in-house penetration testing team.   Our client has already invested heavily in the development of a permanent in-house resource and this growth and development will continue throughout 2015.   You will:   • Design and execute penetration tests across a variety of technologies including web application, mobile and infrastructure. • Ensure testing is delivered (either remotely or on-site) in line with the current service offerings. • Work within virtual teams of security and technical specialists to ensure quality delivery of leading solutions to our internal clients. • Provide reports which highlight and clearly articulate vulnerabilities and weaknesses You will have relevant penetration testing skills in a number of the following domains: • Infrastructure • Application • Mobile (iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry) • Wireless • Social engineering • Physical assessment • Reverse engineering • Code review   You will:• Provide regular assessment progress updates that include sufficient detail to convey work completed and upcoming activities • Document penetration test findings in a clear and concise manner • Embrace a manner of evangelism when communicating with stake holders and clients • Build an effective network of relationships with technology partners globally • Work with technical and security specialists and the appropriate Business Teams to drive out superior performance in developing and delivering world class IT security solutions • Maintain effective network of relationships with individuals in service and technology providers • Encourage and solicit innovative ideas • Provide technical advice and guidance on IT security to both Project and “BAU run” areas • Provide subject matter expertise in support of security incidents/investigations as required.     Successful candidates will: • Work independently on critical infrastructure and/or applications • Have superior time management and organizational skills to undertake multiple critical penetration tests concurrently • Maintain a wide breadth of penetration testing and/or leadership management skills to a significant degree of depth • Be a subject matter expert in more than 1 penetration test domain • Have a superior ability to articulate technical concepts and security risk to non-technical business owners and management • Understand the business context/significance of technical penetration test findings • Possess Excellent understanding of security strategies and technologies including secure network design, e-Channels, remote computing, desktop and server hardening, secure web services, Compliance Auditing, Secure Software Development Lifecycles, Software Audit • Display strong knowledge of information security frameworks and standards such as ISO17799/27001 and their application into diverse environments • have strong understanding of the security mechanisms associated with Windows or Unix operating systems, switched networks, web based applications and databases • Able to explain security functionality from first principles • Understand core development methodologies and their associated technologies • Can describe major phases, activities, checkpoints and deliverables of the application development lifecycle • Understands the security controls/processes required to implement a robust secure application and can clearly articulate the risk associated with the failure of those controls/processes • Has detailed knowledge of the purpose of - and approaches to - security testing. • Excellent TCP/IP knowledge • Proven programming / scripting skills • Strong web application testing experience • Keen understanding of network security architecture • Experience in reverse engineering or disassembly • Technical risk assessment experience • Application Security Code Review (e.g. looking at a client's home-grown web-facing application & reviewing the security of the code) Security Management • Contribute to formulation of policies and best practices for security management • Can consult on policy guidance, interpretation and enforcement mechanisms • Knowledgeable of the full spectrum of application control techniques • Can describe all key IT security functions, major roles, responsibilities and their inter-dependencies • Has contributed to the creation of technology-related security best practices and processes • Evaluates enterprise-wide impacts and makes recommendations for the company • Can relate new technology potential for gaining a competitive advantage in business • Knowledgeable of the full spectrum of application control techniques • Knowledgeable about existing best practices for integration of security controls • Has prepared technical security reviews • Explored and evaluated security considerations for multiple technologies Delivery • Can describe alternative problem-solving approaches and their optimal uses • Superior communication skills and ability to interface with both technology and senior management   In return you will receive an excellent salary and benefits package and the satisfaction of working in a cutting edge technological environment.   Tel: +44 (0)20 7618 0965 Mail:   At Proprius we specialize in IT Security and Risk recruitment. If we don’t have the perfect role for you today, we probably will tomorrow, so contact us now to discuss your next career move.

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Featured: Yes

Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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