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Penetration Tester

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Required Security Clearance: NATO Secret

Duties and Role

  • Provide Web and application level penetration testing;
  • Provide security design reviews to ensure compliance with NATO policies and directives;
  • Provide security consultancy and advice to projects, plans, and other entities;
  • Brief at technical levels on security reports and testing outcome.


  • NATO Secret security clearance

The required skillset for the contracted individual is extensive knowledge and experience (more than 5 years) in the following areas:

  • Web application and thick-client penetration testing;
  • Assessing security vulnerabilities within OS, software, protocols & networks;
  • Researching and evaluating security products & technologies;
  • Knowledge in system and network administration of UNIX and Windows systems;
  • Use of penetration testing tools, techniques, and recognized testing methodologies;
  • Scripting skills in at least one of the following: Perl, Python, Ruby, shell (bash, ksh, csh);
  • Technical knowledge in system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, application security, as well as, malware infection techniques and protection technologies;
  • Ability to evaluate risks and formulate mitigation plans;
  • Proven ability to write clear and structured technical reports including executive summary, technical findings and remediation plan.


Intelligent Recruitment

We constantly remind ourselves that people come first, so we have a commitment to providing an excellent personal service to our clients and candidates with the know-how to save you from wasted time and disappointment.

Our clients come from all commercial and industry sectors and, in particular, we have expertise in sourcing candidates in the land, marine, air, weapons, electronics, communications, avionics and cyber security domains.

GardPass Consulting bring a discerning approach to the resolution of both organisational recruitment requirements and individual career aspirations. 

Mobilising and placing individuals and large teams on a global basis at speed in complex situations is one of our specialities. We offer a wealth of experience and expertise in supplying project personnel on a worldwide basis, backed-up by a huge network of qualified, experienced professionals (many of them security-cleared at various levels). Many of our candidates have worked with us on several projects – often for the same client, by request.

Find Us
+44 7939 073902
Pendragon House, 65 London Road
St Albans
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