Vacancy detail

Principal Penetration Tester

£65,000 – £70,000

Location: United Kingdom (County Antrim – Belfast, County Antrim) Type: Permanent Skills: CREST OSCP Ethical Hacking

Principal Penetration tester

Are you an experienced Penetration tester looking for your next challenge? Look no further as this is the role for you! Working with a market leader in Digital Transformation to help secure the security of some of the largest companies in Europe! As a Principal Penetration tester you will get continuous exposure to the best tech available & work on client projects within a highly skilled team.

Are you passionate about Penetration testing? This Software house is bringing new inventions to the market to tackle real world problems. As a principal developer you will be spearheading some of the largest projects they have to offer, mentor junior members of the team & delegate with senior external and internal stakeholders.

Who is it?

This Innovation hub is working on some of the biggest technological projects available, helping organisations get the best results. They offer exposure to different environments as well as the opportunity to upskill yourself in upcoming technologies. You will be working across Health and life sciences, Defence and security sectors.

  • Work in an Agile methodology / Scrum
  • Deliver transformative digital solutions to today's most complex business challenges
  • Have the opportunity to work with tech enthusiasts
  • You will deliver high quality security assessments that meet the clients expectations

The role

As a Principal Penetration tester you will be proficient in performing a variety of complex penetration tests for infrastructure, mobile applications, and web applications & secure code analysis. You will be expected to:

  • You will support the sales team with Pre-sales scopes and technical input
  • Produce technically written reports to clients to a professional standard
  • Mentor junior members of the team and share knowledge on best procedures
  • Must be able to provide the latest technical knowledge to collaborate on client projects

What you need as a Principal Penetration Tester

To be successful with your application you will need:

  • Be able to perform multiple penetration tests in different environments (infrastructure, mobile applications, and web applications & secure code analysis)
  • Must be client orientated & able to communicate with all levels of an organisation with the appropriate technical knowledge
  • Hold industry recognised qualifications such as CREST or OSCP
  • It is desirable that you will contribute to the delivery of their CREST ethical hacking training.

What's in it for you?

  • You will get £60,000 - £70,000 per year + 10% annual bonus (Own Performance)
  • You also get healthcare, dental, pension and a host of lifestyle benefits.
  • 25 days annual leave- option to buy 5 more days
  • Continuous development

If this role is suited to you, please get in touch by emailing

Reference: AMC/BCO/PPT1

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