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.
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?
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.
Social & Enjoyable Team
We pride ourselves on the team we’ve built at Pentest People and offer a very relaxed and social work environment.
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.
We’re Always on the Lookout for New Talent
We’re always on the lookout for great talent, and even if we don’t have any vacancies at the moment, we’re keen to connect and build up our talent pool. Drop us a line at [email protected] with your CV
Security Consultant - Non Graduates
Job type: Full time
Location: Leeds offices
Pentest People are looking for enthusiastic security consultants to join our fast-growing consultancy, based in Leeds. A typical day in the life of a security consultant would involve testing applications/infrastructures and assisting sales with scoping and writing reports. We are looking to speak to security consultants, cybersecurity graduates or those with relevant work experience.
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 over all areas but typically specialise in one.
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.
Performing Penetration Tests
Writing High Quality Reports
Cultural & work environment
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? You will fit in well at Pentest People.
Already work in security? This is what we expect your profile to look like.
Experience in one, or both of the following areas:
Fluent with burp suite professional
An understanding of core networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, SSH, FTP etc.)
Ability or willingness to learn scripting in one or more of the following languages: Ruby,Python, Go
Excellent written skills
Proven experience with 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 of security practice and principles in your specialist area.
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 expected 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.
Junior Project Manager
Pentest People are looking for a driven and organised individual to fit into our projects and administration team.
The ideal candidate will work with the project management team to help see projects through from post-sale to completion efficiently and effectively. Candidate with directly support project manager with duties, reporting and tasks.
We are looking for a proactive, organised and tenacious person who is keen to grow their leadership skills.
Your main responsibilities will include:
Coordinating multiple diaries
Reviewing documents and collecting information from clients
Undertake daily activities of the project management team
Ensuring projects are delivered on time by working with all internal teams
Ensure KPI’s and SLA’s are maintained
Use and develop leadership skills
Manage and maintain relationships internal and external
Develop spreadsheets and documentation
Take responsibility of assessments and see them through to completion accurately
Use initiative to help working processes as necessary
Carry out administrative tasks
Manage and analyse documentation provided by clients
Main requirements for the role:
A strong focus on customer service with the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively internally and with clients
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent time management skills
Accuracy and attention to detail
Analytical and creative problem-solver
Adaptability to different requirements and a desire to learn as new services are created
The ability to multi-task and deliver towards client deadlines
Good Excel or spreadsheet skills would be ideal, however not a fully required
About Pentest People
Pentest People are the fastest-growing independent security provider in the United Kingdom, based in Leeds city centre, focussing on bringing the benefits of Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS) to all its clients. Our specialised team of security consultants hold industry qualifications and combine many years of experience working at the highest level across all industry sectors.
The position includes benefits such as:
Office working environment
Employee benefits & discounts
Access to an EAP wellbeing platform that offers a range of confidential support
Regular social events
Bring your dog to work
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent