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Penetration Tester

  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
This vacancy has now expired.

We are Recruiting for Penetration Testers on behalf of a FTSE 250 company , the role will be based remotely paying between £50,000 - £60,000 per annum.

This role will usually be based remotely. However, travel to sites throughout the UK when required is essential.

Reporting to a Principal Security Consultant, the Penetration Tester will be an active member of the Security Testing Practice. You will be an ambassador for the Practice and promote the Capita Cyber brand.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure your personal penetration testing qualifications remain up to date and in line with business needs.
  • Act as a leader in engagements involving junior team members.
  • Coach and mentor junior team members through exam preparation and study.
  • Share knowledge and experience with other members of the Security Testing Practice team.

Key attributes


  • Proven track record of delivering penetration testing services.
  • Current senior penetration testing qualification, such as Crest Registered Tester or Tiger Qualified Security Team Member.
  • Extensive penetration testing experience
  • Ability to maintain UK security clearances as required by the business.

Behaviours and abilities

  • Passionate about the security lifecycle.
  • Ability to engage with senior executives of differing technical levels, and to encourage the buy in of our security ethos.
  • Confidence, flexibility and ability to think creatively and offer solutions to complex problems.
  • Ability to translate specialist, technical information into plain English.


  • Proficient in at least one scripting language, Bash, PowerShell, VB, Python etc.
  • Demonstrable experience of the use of penetration tools such as Nessus, Nmap, Metasploit, BurpSuite etc.
  • Solid understanding of the suite of TCP/IP protocols and the OSI model.
  • Ability to adapt to complex ever changing environments and to quickly understand, and exploit to your advantage, such environments.
  • Proven experience of testing web applications, their platforms and technologies and methodologies used to create them.
  • Solid experience of network and infrastructure penetration testing
  • Proven experience of carrying out network device reviews
  • Proven track record of carrying out ITHC's for PCI DSS and PSN compliance.

To apply for this role please follow the link below or send your CV to . Alternatively, call me on 07731346028 for further details.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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