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Trainee Penetration Tester - Trainee Ethical Hacker - Graduate Ethical Hacker

  • : 25-£30k
  • : Permanent
  • : Yorkshire
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Job Specification

An exciting and unique role to get into the cyber security space.

A true passion and interest in this space is needed for this role. This really is the perfect role for someone who wants to be a penetration tester / ethical hacker.

You must have worked outside of studying either with Kali Linux training or similar or setting up labs at home / online and have basic networking knowledge.

You will join a highly experienced and industry respected team. Joining as a trainee penetration 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. If you have a keen interest in the cyber security space and have setup labs at home or at University as well as any Kali Linux training or certifications and courses in this space then this position will suit you perfectly. The ideal candidate will be a true techie!...someone who only wants to get into cyber security and is fascinated by the industry not just someone who wants a job in IT.

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.

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