Information Security Jobs » Graduate / Trainee Penetration Tester / Trainee Ethical Hacker

Job Title:

Graduate / Trainee Penetration Tester / Trainee Ethical Hacker

Ideal Experience/Level:
Basic Salary:
£25k to £30k

Pen Testing Ethical Hacking IP Networking


This is an excellent opportunity to kick start your career in the information security space with one of the UK's leading information security consultancies.

You will join a highly experienced and industry respected team. Joining as a trainee pen tester the right candidate can expect full industry recognised training and grow quickly within the business achieving promotion after promotion. This is a rare opportunity to join a rapidly expanding and ever changing headline grabbing industry.

This client can offer unmatched fast track career progression and provide industry recognised training and eventually industry certifications. Long term career prospects are available and achievable in this setup with one of the current Directors within the business once joining at this level.

The right candidate will need to be technically excellent in this space as well as clearly be social. The existing team are experts in this area with many coming in off the back of a hunger and desire to be working in this space for many years. This role will not suit a recent graduate / IT professional looking for a new role.....This position is truly for someone who is looking to get into penetration testing and who wants to embark on a long term career in the cyber security space!

The perfect candidate will need to have:

  • Basic knowledge of networking; IP addresses and TCP/IP, Port numbers etc.
  • An understanding of what pen testing / ethical hacking is really all about and have a keen interest in this sector.
  • Web apps knowledge; client server model, languages, how web apps work.
  • Scripting / Development knowledge as well as a basic understanding of security, encryption and common place security problems and issues.

As well as being technically sound on the above the right candidate will need to posses strong interpersonal and communications skills and have the ability to be client facing when needed. The current team are technically excellent and highly respected, the close knit team and setup and the way in which they work together mean they all have strong interpersonal skills and a desire to learn and achieve more, all of which are vital for this position.

A degree in computer sciences / computer forensics or similar and a keen interest in moving into the penetration testing / ethical hacking / cyber security space are needed for this role.

My client move quickly when they have spoken with someone that they like.

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If this role interests you and you would like to explore it further, please contact one our experienced consultants and we will discuss the opportunity in further detail.

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