Information Security Specialist – Full Time –


Information Security Specialist

Penetration Testing, Wireshark // Up to £50,000 // Stoke

We are proud to be one of the UK’s fastest growing organisations with an award winning software platform.

You will be joining a tech orientated company whose software solution boasts nearly 40 million users. Having a nationally recognised technical team, you will be part of a talented team which constantly strives for more from themselves and their software.

Given the opportunity to explore the security of in-house, open and closed source applications to make a genuine impact on the safety of our platforms and users’ data. Working from a security assessment focus, your role will involve reading code and running penetration tests.

With a very diverse environment, we recognise the value that all team members can bring to our fast-paced environment. Our teams pride themselves on innovative and effective methods that take our information security to a superior level.

As part of the Information Security Team you will have the opportunity to:

Plan and conduct web application penetration testing
Investigate packets through Wireshark
Use innovative techniques to identify security weak points
Read code and identify areas for further investigation
Drive best practice, utilising the most appropriate security testing tools for each task
Core Tools we are currently using:

Web Application Penetration Testing
While there is no set recipe for success, we find that you will tend to have the following attributes:

You have previous commercial experience within Penetration Testing or Ethical Hacking
You have demonstrated experience using Wireshark and other related tools.
You have understanding and the ability to read code.
You have demonstrated experience in large-scale, fast-paced organisations with high volumes of users across multiple platforms.

Please either apply by clicking online or emailing me directly to (url removed). For further information please call me on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed). I can make myself available outside of normal working hours to suit from 7am until 9pm. If unavailable please leave a message and either myself or one of my colleagues will respond. By applying for this role you give express consent for us to process & submit (subject to required skills) your application to our client in conjunction with this vacancy only. Also feel free to follow me on Twitter @SearchableRosie or connect with me on LinkedIn, just search Rosie Bancroft, Searchability in Google! I look forward to hearing from you.

Salary: £30000 – £50000/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

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