Application Penetration Tester - 6 Month Contract - Hybrid Working - Inside IR35

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Application Penetration Tester - 6 Month Contract - Hybrid Working - Inside IR35

Hamilton Barnes are currently partnered with a Tier 1 Bank who are looking to onboard an Application Penetration Tester to join their red team to cover an increase in project demand.

This will be a 6 month contract, working Hybrid with 2 days a week in London or Swindon

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent soft skills as well as the relevant technical knowledge.

As a Penetration Tester within the clients Threat Detection Engineering team, you will join to assist in the recreation of identified high risk threat actor groups, and recreating their Tactics Techniques and procedures, in order to help test their security posture from highlighting gaps and weaknesses in terms of detections and/or preventions.

Key Requirements:

  • Conduct penetration tests based on provided TTPs and threat actor methodologies to assess the security posture of our environments.
  • Perform reconnaissance, vulnerability assessment, and exploitation activities to identify and exploit weaknesses in systems, networks, and applications.
  • Document findings, including identified vulnerabilities, exploited weaknesses, and recommended remediation measures, in clear and concise reports.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including security analysts, engineers, and stakeholders, to prioritize and address identified security issues.
  • Lead Red Team engagements to simulate sophisticated cyber attacks and assess defensive capabilities.
  • Write penetration/Red Team test reports in a timely manner using language accessible by technical SMEs as well as less technical stakeholders.
  • Extensive knowledge of Security frameworks, specifically MITRE and ATT&CK

Qualifications relating to the role:

  • Crest
  • OSCP
  • QTSM

Contract Details:

  • Duration - 6 months (View to Extend)
  • Location - 2 Days a week in London or Swindon
  • Day Rate - up to £600 Per Day Inside IR35
  • Start Date - ASAP

Application Penetration Tester - 6 Month Contract - Hybrid Working - Inside IR35

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