Principle Security Engineer (Penetration Tester)

Principle Security Engineer (Penetration Tester)

Warwick

We are hiring a Principle Security Engineer (Penetration Tester) to join our growing CTO office. As a security expert you will lead our IT, infrastructure and software development teams across the business units with projects to test and assess security vulnerabilities.

Working with some of the biggest names in the Traffic, Rail, Public Safety, Defence and Service Providers in the UK, telent are a leading technology company which designs and delivers solutions and services for organisations to create, improve and maintain their ICT, mission critical communications networks and operational systems, vital in the effective operation of the nation’s infrastructure.  

Responsibilities:

Reporting to Group Security Architect, you will support telent Group security projects and programmes. Responsibilities will include;

  • Lead with analysis of penetration test reports and implement remediation plans. 
  • Liaison with business units, third party suppliers and external customers to help resolve vulnerabilities. 
  • Undertake vulnerability scanning and perform analysis and interpretation of results.
  • Optimise penetration testing toolsets.
  • Assist with the continual improvement of processes and implementing security runbooks for telent.
  • Collaborate with the wider technology teams to ensure full coverage of cyber protection.
  • Assist with the implementation of selected security solutions and transition to operational support.
  • Work with internal teams, business units, suppliers as required to evaluate new technologies for potential adoption.
  • Assist, lead, evaluate in the implementation of new SIEM solutions & SOC services for group.
  • Support CTO, IT with re-certifications in schemes such as Cyber Essentials.

Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of IT security
  • A Security qualification, preferably: CompTIA Pentest+, Security+, OSCP, CyberOps, SANs or Tiger schemes
  • Experience of undertaking and leading penetration testing / ethical hacking
  • Experience of running vulnerability scans and understanding the security risk review process
  • Membership of CHECK or ability to certify against the scheme.
  • Eligible for Security Clearance (successful appointment will be subject to being granted Security Clearance)  
  • High documentation standard
  • Knowledge and understanding of the current and developing strategic information requirements of a Technology Services business
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Skill in organising resources and establishing priorities
  • Preferably CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA or CompTIA Network+ qualified

Excellent employee benefits:

telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

  • 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
  • An employee-funded car leasing scheme
  • Occupational health support

About telent:

Every time you pick up the phone, surf the Internet, travel on a motorway, catch a train, bus or tube, or even dial 999; chances are telent have enabled the technology to make this happen.

With current annual revenues of £399M, 2,200 employees and 50 operational locations across the UK and Ireland, we are a leading technology company which designs and delivers solutions and services for organisations to create, improve and maintain their ICT, mission critical communications networks and operational systems, vital in the effective operation of the nation’s infrastructure.  

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion.

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