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Penetration tester

Penetration tester

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £750 per day

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    14 months

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Penetration Tester - up to £750 a day inside ir35 - 14 months (extension highly likely) - Gloucestershire - one stage interview - fully onsite working - Sector: Aerospace & Defence

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a penetration tester too work with a global leader at the forefront of defence technology.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a variety of projects at the forefront of pen testing.

Due to the security nature of the role the candidate must hold a current eDV security clearance on submission.


  • Perform tests on applications, network devices, and cloud infrastructures
  • Design and conduct simulated social engineering attacks
  • Research and experiment with different types of attacks
  • Develop methodologies for penetration testing
  • Review code for security vulnerabilities
  • Automate common testing techniques to improve efficiency
  • Write technical and executive reports
  • Validate security improvements with additional testing
  • Analyse the overall business model and feedback areas of improvement

Core Skills:

  • Hold a current eDV security clearance.
  • Past or current experience in the CHECK scheme or a company that adheres to CHECK standards.
  • Experience Reverse engineer malware or spam
  • Demonstrable experience in security assessment methodologies. Proficient in the use of security assessment tools, including vulnerability assessment and security scanning tools.
  • Strong knowledge of networking principles

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous experience in the defence or aerospace industry
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