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Senior Cyber Security Consultant - Penetration Tester - DevSecOps - Relocate to New Zealand

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Recruiter: AWD Recruitment
Listed on: 13th January
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Generous Benefits
Type: Permanent

Senior Cyber Security Consultant / Penetration Tester who has in-depth application and infrastructure penetration testing / cyber security experience is required for a Global Leading Company.



IMPORTANT - LOCATION: This job is based in Wellington, New Zealand - The Company is looking for UK based candidates who want to relocate and work overseas in Wellington, New Zealand - Visa Sponsorship and Relocation Package Available.





We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an enthusiastic, driven and experienced Senior Cyber Security Consultant / Penetration Tester who has in-depth application and infrastructure penetration testing / cyber security experience.


As the Senior Cyber Security Consultant / Penetration Tester, you will have outstanding security design analytical skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.


Working as the Senior Cyber Security Consultant / Penetration Tester you will be an active part of the management team supporting and developing team members as well as developing and driving out best practice.


The Company is looking for an exceptionally creative, motivated and talented Senior Cyber Security Consultant / Penetration Tester. You will be given the tools you need to advance your skills and experience, while developing a rewarding career and adding true value to your senior career and clients.


As a successful candidate you will work with the best in the industry and enjoy a variety of employee incentives including award-winning career development programmes.





  • Provide confidence to the Company's top tier client base that their applications and platforms are secure


  • Assist in the growth and development of the security practice across New Zealand


  • Work within the global security practice to develop new security service offerings and products


  • Deliver a range of security services across the entire Secure SDLC


  • Develop and enhance your skills whilst keeping up to date with the latest security news and techniques


  • Research new technologies and approaches to deliver a better experience for customers


  • Be passionate about security and all things cyber


  • Share this enthusiasm, mentor and coach team members within the Security Practice


  • Deliver information to project stakeholders & technical teams in a format they can understand


  • Adhere to the Company's high standard of delivery even in tight deadlines


  • Ability to travel nationally, as required, from time to time





The Company has offices in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch.


New Zealand is slightly larger than the UK, and with a population of under 5 million there is less pressure on space and natural resources.  They don't have the pollution, congestion and health issues found in many other countries.  New Zealand is stable, peaceful and safer than just about anywhere else in the world (according to the Global Peace Index 2019, NZ is listed as 2nd).


New Zealand has friendly, easy-going ways, relatively low crime rates and compact workplaces which means life is generally less stressed. With fantastic scenery, sweeping beaches, native forests and dramatic mountains what's not to love?


Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and is situated at the southern end of the North Island. Wellington is a compact city which is famous for a vibrant creative culture fuelled by great food, wine, craft beer, coffee and events. Come and see for yourself what makes Wellington the coolest little capital in the world. 





Recognised in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services for 2018/2019, The Company are experts in digital quality and the leading provider of testing solutions, services and training in Asia Pacific with over 1,500 permanent employees.


The Company is going through a phase of tremendous growth. With a global footprint across New Zealand, Australia, UK, and India, they are respected and trusted in the market.


Within an encouraging and supportive environment, the team-orientated culture is helpful, friendly, inclusive and flexible. The Senior Management team has a shared vision and with an open and approachable style, employees have the freedom to bring ideas forward and feel empowered to learn. They recognise and reward high performers and there are regular staff social events as well as excellent employee benefits, such as fully subsidised health and life insurance.


Apply now to take the next step in your security career!




  • You are passionate about all thing's security, with in-depth experience in application and infrastructure penetration testing / cyber-security


  • You have experience in secure packaging concepts and Security Testing/Evaluation Tools


  • You have experience with Formal Methods or Common Criteria within Cyber-Security/Penetration Testing


  • You have experience with DevSecOps and working within Agile and DevOps frameworks


  • You have significant penetration testing experience and offensive capabilities in numerous core competency areas primarily in applications, but also networks, infrastructure (cloud and on-prem)


  • You have significant consultative and pre-sales experience


  • You have an attacker mindset with the ability to think creatively


  • You have a strong understanding of vulnerabilities, common attack vectors and how to resolve them


  • You excel at presenting and communicating complex information concisely and coherently


  • You have experience with industry standard tooling


  • You are comfortable developing new tooling to solve difficult problems


  • You don't do things the wrong way just because that's how it's always been done


  • You can work independently but enjoy being part of a vibrant team


  • You don't need a template to write a fantastic document


  • You are proud of the work you deliver




  • Strong understanding of security methodologies and challenges


  • Experience with Formal Methods, PSR, NZISM, or Common Criteria within Cyber Security


  • OSCP + CISSP certifications preferred, SSCP, CISA, CISM or other relevant certifications





Successful applicants must be prepared to go through a technical assessment and attend an interview in person or over Skype.





To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV's of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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