Penetration Testing Manager

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  • Location:

    Poole, Dorset

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits

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    Tom McParland

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    12 months ago

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Penetration Testing Manager - PenTest Manager

+ Dorset based consultancy role

+ Permanent position with Career progression

+ Salary - £80,000 to £85,00 dependant on experience

+ Clearance - candidate must be eligible for UK MOD Clearance

Key Skills:

+ Demostrable experience of PenTest Management

+ Extensive experience of penetration testing/red teaming including NCSC and CREST accredited schemes

Role Description

This role is designed to offer management progression for an experienced penetration tester who has demonstrable evidence that they possess the technical, management, commercial and personal skills to turn a penetration test enquiry into a successful service delivery. In addition, you will be

able to bring your experience and knowledge to mature our service offering and drive the future expansion of our penetration testing service.

* Scoping of client requirements leading to agreement of the test statement of works

* Eliciting and producing formal structured test statement of works

* Drafting and issuing commercial proposals and quotations

* Customer relationship management pre-sales, during and post delivery

* Coordinate testing activities including project management and deliverables

* Drafting letters of authority/testing commencement

* Maintaining CRM customer records

* Overseeing testing engagements from concept through to closure

* Peer review and delivery quality assurance

* Active engagement with clients on daily testing de-briefs

* Continuous development of self, including gaining client feedback

Essential Skills/Qualifications

* Demonstrable management of penetration services and associated resources

* Extensive experience of penetration testing/red teaming including NCSC and CREST accredited schemes

* Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering technical services

* Demonstrable understanding and practical application of information security principles

* Proven experience of producing high quality deliverables working alone and as part of a team

* Ability to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and address competing priorities

Qualified in one or more of the following:

* CREST Registered Penetration Tester

* CREST Certified Infrastructure Tester

* Cyber Scheme Team Member (CSTM)

* Cyber Scheme Team Leader (CSTL)

* EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA): Penetration Testing practical

* Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

* TigerScheme Team Member (CTM/QSTM)

* TigerScheme Team Leader (CTL/SST)

Willing to undergo UK Government Security Clearance, if not already cleared