Careers

Pentest People are actively looking for new members to join our ever-growing team. Take a look at our open positions
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Join the Team

Here at Pentest People, we’re often on the search for new individuals to join the team. Our consultant team is full of likeminded people that all share a passion for cybersecurity and more specifically ethical hacking. If you’ve recently finished higher education, looking for an apprenticeship or even a complete change in career then take a look at our available vacancies.

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Pentest People are a CREST accredited company and a Check Service Provider for its Penetration Testing services and have also attained the NCSC Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus, as well as being placed on the G-Cloud 11 framework . Pentest People are also certificated to ISO:9001 and ISO:27001.

Why Join the Pentest People Team?

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Exciting & Thrilling Work

Working with Pentest People allows you to explore the world of ethical hacking, one that is constantly changing with new technology and techniques.

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Social & Enjoyable Team

We pride ourselves on the team we’ve built at Pentest People and offer a very relaxed and social work environment.

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Career Development

Its one of our primary objectives to train and develop members of the team, allowing you to develop your skills through your time at Pentest People.

Open Positions

Job type: Full time

Location: Leeds offices (remote considered for experienced consultants)

Description:

Pentest People are looking for enthusiastic graduates to join our fast-growing consultancy, based in Leeds to become security consultants. A typical day in the life of a security consultant would involve testing applications/infrastructures, assisting sales with scoping and writing reports. We are purely a penetration testing company so if you this is your passion, we would love to hear from you!

Pentest People cover a wide range of services from applications (web, mobile, API), infrastructure, social engineering (phishing, vishing, physical intrusion) and cloud testing. We offer consultants the opportunity to test all areas.

Bonus points for bringing vulnerable applications or virtual machines that you have created yourself to the interview! Be creative, show us something that you are interested in...

It should be noted that an excellent level of written English is absolutely essential for this role.

Responsibilities:

Performing penetration tests

Writing high quality report

Scoping work

Client interaction

Cultural & Work Environment

You will start by shadowing consultants to learn your specialist area, we will quickly throw you into the deep end with lots of support from all consultants. Your diary will be constantly changing in a high paced work environment, in non-covid times, infrastructure testers are likely to be travelling regularly around the UK and sometimes abroad. Some travel is also required for application specialists. You will be offered support from all consultants, and you will be expected to do the same once you have experience.

Love talking about the latest vulnerabilities, showing off new tools that you have created, and an endless supply of memes?

Application Testing

Working knowledge of burpsuite professional

An understanding of core networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, SSH, FTP etc.)

Willingness to learn how to create basic CRUD (create, read, update, delete) style applications using HTML, CSS, Javascript and any preferred backend language.

Ability too or willingness to learn scripting in one or more of the following languages: Ruby, Python, Go

Excellent written skills

Infrastructure Testing

Working knowledge of Windows/Linux Operating systems and applications

Experience with specific testing tools such as nmap/metasploit/kali linux suite of tools etc

Understanding of networking including subnets

Willingness to learn enumeration and exploitation techniques as part of a network security assessment

Excellent written skills

Currently, work in technology but no experience penetrating testing? This is a non-exhaustive list of profiles that we look for.

You are still expected to have good working knowledge security practice and principles in your specialist area.

Application Testing

Web Developers

Software Developers

DBA

Infrastructure Testing

Sys Admins

Infrastructure Engineers

Security Analysts

Don’t work in technology but want to change careers?

We are willing to consider applicants with no previous technology experience or entry-level roles. These candidates are expecting to be able to demonstrate a high aptitude of knowledge in either infrastructure or application technologies and a desire to learn. OSCP is one way to achieve this.

Enquire now and find out what role yours could be in the Pentest People team

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