Penetration Tester / Cyber Security Hacker – Big 4 – Cardiff

Penetration Tester / Cyber Security Hacker – Big 4 – Cardiff

A Senior Associate in our Ethical Hacking team will be an expert in their field and will already be working at a level in line with CREST or CHECK industry standards in order to support clients’ businesses.

You will be a generalist with experience across both infrastructure and application testing but specialities in specific areas can be developed and honed as your career develops.
This role would suit someone who is comfortable working across the hands-on cyber security spectrum and disciplines. We will offer you opportunities to develop your skills in different areas of cyber security.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Infrastructure testing
• Application testing
• Mobile systems testing
• Hardware research and IoT attacks
• Research into cryptography techniques and implementations
• Research into novel techniques and capabilities
• Report writing and customer delivery meetings
• Training and mentoring of junior team members


• Practical experience of delivering ethical hacking services to customers
• Strong academic background
• Excellent business writing skills, particularly report writing skills
• A good understanding of IT infrastructure fundamentals such as networks, operating systems and databases
• Knowledge of infrastructure and application security testing requirements and techniques
• While not prerequisites, the following will be advantageous
• Any cyber/information security certification (e.g. CREST, TIGER, Cyber Scheme, SANS, CISSP, CISA, CISM, GIAC)
• Experience of internal or external consulting
• Exposure to multi-tier, web based and cloud based IT architectures
• Knowledge of security technologies (e.g. AV, SIEM, IDM, IPS, F/W, SSO, DLP)

Penetration Tester / Cyber Security Hacker – Big 4 – Cardiff

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