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Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Management Specialist

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    London, England

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    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

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    almost 2 years ago

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Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Management Specialist - London - Up to £80,000 + bonus & benefits

Our client is a FTSE 250 financial services organisation with a revenue of £3.6billion are actively seeking a Cyber Security SME to work as part of their Security Function.

This role will offer 2 days remote working and will require some travel as needed to their Brentwood office.

Penetration testing and security vulnerability identification and remediation are key parts of this role. The Cyber Security SME will also provide consultancy to internal teams to ensure the necessary protections are in place to reduce risk and exposure of the Organisation's data assets.

Essential Skills:

  • Significant penetration testing experience & vulnerability scanning capabilities
  • Good understanding of Cloud Security (preferably Azure)
  • Comprehensive experience designing, hardening and auditing applications and their supporting infrastructures (full-stack).
  • A robust knowledge of cryptography as it applies to authentication, authorisation and confidentiality.
  • An up-to-date working knowledge of current security threats and common vulnerabilities (including working knowledge of OWASP, SANS controls)
  • Extensive experience in information security, preferably within financial services


  • Support the development of Cyber Security Incident Management plan and processes
  • Perform security assessments on systems and applications to identify weakness and support mitigation actions.
  • Perform security assessments on new projects and suppliers to identity risks and support mitigation actions
  • Help define and implement Security Improvement projects to mitigate security risks (including attaining & maintaining ISO/27001)
  • Work with other internal and external technology partners to define and implement Security Policies, Controls and Technical standards.
  • Development and implementation of the company vulnerability management framework
  • Collaborating with identified stakeholders to provide specialist guidance and support, ensuring effective vulnerability identification, prioritisation and remediation activity definition.
  • Prepare, evaluate and present security gaps and recommendations to management

If this Cyber Security Expert role if of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Management Specialist - London - Up to £80,000 + bonus & benefits