Security Test Engineer - DV Cleared

Location
Feltham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
01 Mar 2017
Closes
29 Mar 2017
Ref
LZM010317SETE
Contact
Louise Moseley
Clearance Level
DV
Job Type
Contract
Security Test Engineer - DV Cleared

Working to implement security test and acceptance activities. Services include technical security assessments of applications and infrastructure, security design reviews as well as risk assessments and test execution. This is a hands-on role, requiring technical skills from the hardware to the application layers.

Responsibilities include:
-Write system security tests based on the security requirements
-Perform security tests on the systems under test
-Identify security defects
-Application and infrastructure penetration testing
-Review and define requirements for information security solutions
-Perform security reviews of application designs, source code and deployments as required, covering all types of applications (web application, web services, mobile applications, thick client applications, SaaS)

Skills:
-IT Security, preferably with exposure to application security testing (source code review and application penetration tests)
-CISSP, CISA, CEH, OSCP or other information security certifications
-Application development background and security knowledge - (Eg C, C#, C++, Java, J2EE)
-Vulnerability and threat management experience
-Experience with various security tools and products (Fortify, AppScan, etc…)

Please send across an updated CV to be considered for the position.


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.