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Security/Penetration Tester

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Recruiter: Planit Testing
Listed on: 9th June
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £60,000 - £70,000
Type: Permanent

Do you live, breathe and love testing? Do you believe in quality and have a passion for what you do? Due to continuous and sustained growth, We have exciting new opportunities for Automation Engineers in our UK team. We believe in fostering a culture where our people are rewarded for the work they do and looked after from their first day at Planit.

We offer:-

  • Opportunities to grow your skills vertically and horizontally taking advantage of a world class training and development programme. You choose how deep and wide you want to go!
  • A highly competitive non contributory pension scheme
  • Health and medical insurance
  • Joining an organisation where innovation is at the heart of what we do.
  • Career development initiatives in place to help you to be your best self.
  • Wellness activities, staff discounts, free LinkedIn Learning licenses, referral bonuses and so much more!.

Who Are we?

Planit are world leaders in application testing and quality engineering. We provide solutions that support organisations to deliver high quality systems, applications, and IT architecture. Planit is now a proud NRI company and part of a global movement to deliver a sustainable and secure future through better Information Technology exchanges. Our team offer expert consultancy, bespoke services, tailored training and unique solutions to complex projects. Specialising in digital quality, Planit have a geographic footprint across many continents, with 1400+ permanent employees and have been recognised in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services. Our Values and ethos are focused on an intrinsic connection to our people, the awareness of our environment and our pursuit to be better than yesterday. We continue to lead the industry with unrivalled ideas, ability, and a quest to discern paradigms.

What will you be doing

You will drive vulnerability detection and remediation processes across the business through penetration testing, engaging with project and BAU Stakeholders, identification and prioritisation of pen tests and reporting. Other Responsibilities include:-

  • Organising and coordinating all relevant parties to ensure test environments, access and credentials are made available in advance of all testing
  • Facilitating the provision of external penetration tests, from supporting scope discussions to assisting with access and credentials
  • Providing professional analysis and reporting to internal customers on findings from testing
  • Identifying and reporting on remediation plans of discovered vulnerabilities across the IT estate
  • Management and ownership of penetration test toolsets

What about the tech stack & experience needed?

  • 3+ years of experience in Infosec and/or Penetration Testing
  • You have a hacker mindset, love to think creatively and can't stop talking about security (or the lack of)
  • You have a strong understanding of vulnerabilities, common attack vectors and how to resolve them.
  • 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)
  • Experience with SAST and DAST technologies, like Micro Focus Fortify, Checkmarx, Sonarqube, AppScan, etc.
  • Would be great if you have one/more of the following certs - CISA, CISSP, OSCP, eCPPT, OSWE, GCPN, eWPT, or similar.

If you believe that this role is for you


Our friendly talent team will review applications contact shortlisted candidates at the with an update as soon as possible. Planit is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Contact Name: Pratik Sridhar
Reference: TJ/10038/VN622_1654771507
Job ID: 3101030

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