Penetration Tester / Vunerability Tester - DV Cleared

Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
Please quote your rate
Posted
22 May 2017
Closes
19 Jun 2017
Ref
093174AZD
Contact
Andrew Dempster
Clearance Level
DV
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent
You will be supporting our on-site Operational Security Team with the delivery of the contractual technical security services. This includes but is not limited to providing technical security assurance throughout the lifecycle of projects through effective security compliance checks and vulnerability assessments
Some of your responsibilities will include:

*Defining the scope for security compliance and vulnerability testing from low level design or known security standards.
*Managing and performing a variety of technical security assessments against infrastructure, applications and devices - servers, firewalls, switches, applications etc.
*Producing security test reports and risk treatment plans written in context to meet the needs of the business.
*Recommending remediation and progressing remediation treatment plans with operational teams.
*Providing verbal and written updates to internal teams and the customer at all management levels.
*Assisting team colleagues with various other security activities such as protective monitoring and incident management.


Skills/Qualifications required:
*A proven track record of proactively performing and managing security vulnerability tests from scoping against design to the delivery and management of a risk treatment plan.
*A broad practical experience of technical security testing - certifications such as OSCP/CREST/CHECK etc are not necessary but are considered favourable.
*A good understanding of infrastructure, Unix and Windows security configuration and weaknesses.
*A good understanding of key security tools that provide vulnerability assessment of infrastructure, networks and applications
*Being comfortable with technical security risk management and treatment, offering recommendations in context to the business.
*Excellent written and communication skills.


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.