Penetration Tester

  • Roothunt Cyber
  • Paphos, Cyprus
  • 04/12/2019
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

As a Penetration Tester within our team, you will have the exciting opportunity to deliver various security penetration testing assessments to a variety of clients in different industries. This is an exciting opportunity to work on unique projects to help businesses protect their key assets from various risks by identifying and exploiting security holes.

You will be joining a growing team who are continually striving to out-perform their previous achievements. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from others in your team, as well as taking ownership of projects from beginning to end. In this role you will need to be very flexible in your approach and comfortable in the knowledge that the responsibilities of this role will constantly evolve as the company continues to grow and expand the services provided.


Role Responsibilities
  • Perform formal and comprehensive application and infrastructure penetration testing assessments, following industry best practices.
  • Provide well-written and concise technical and non-technical reports, prepared to the highest standards of written English.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and provide findings with remediation actions.
  • Manage and deliver penetration testing project activities within strict deadlines.
  • Research application and infrastructure components within the wider team to identify new vulnerabilities and follow responsible disclosure.

Role Requirements

  • Proven industry experience in application and infrastructure penetration testing.
  • Strong understanding of OWASP, PTES and other penetration testing methodologies.
  • Knowledge in testing mobile applications (iOS/Android).
  • Knowledge of how modern web apps are designed, developed and deployed across different platforms.
  • Knowledge in preparing and launching social engineering campaigns.
  • Ability to program or script in your preferred language.
  • Good understanding of network and OS principles.
  • Solid knowledge of various technologies, including associated security vulnerabilities and exploits.
  • Relevant security qualifications (such as OSCP, CREST CRT, TIGER).
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent negotiating skills.
  • Superb written and spoken English skills are vital for compiling high-quality reports and liaising with clients.

Personal Attributes

  • Passionate interest in breaking various technologies.
  • Focused on providing great customer experience.
  • Good communicator and listener at all levels.
  • Self-motivated and committed to driving their own development and maintain and up-to-date knowledge of the threat landscape and emerging security trends.
  • Able to juggle competing priorities and adapt in a rapidly changing and time-critical environment.
  • Technical, lateral and creative thinking.
  • Good relationship management and influencing skills.
  • Accurate in your approach with strong attention to detail.
  • Enthusiastic in your application of knowledge.
  • Positive, can-do approach at all times.
Working Hours/Location/Benefits
  • Normal working hours are 37.5 hours per week 11:00 - 19:30 Mon-Fri. However, this role requires flexibility as there will be occasions where a penetration testing project needs to be worked on out of these core office hours.
  • The role is office based in our offices in Paphos (remote working flexibility under certain occasions is possible).
  • 25 days’ annual holiday (an additional day’s annual holiday for your birthday).
  • Competitive salary depending on experience.