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Penetration Tester

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 40421 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Others


Penetration Tester


Computacenter is growing our penetration testing capability and we are looking for an experienced penetration tester to support the delivery of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services to Computacenter and our customers delivered services.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services to Computacenter and Services delivered to our customers;
  • Support cyber exposure reduction within Computacenter, through vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, to drive remediation of weaknesses and vulnerabilities within Computacenter business units;
  • Deliver specialist investigation and analysis on cyber security incidents to support the Computacenter Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT);

The Role:
The role will require end to end delivery of penetration testing services including Scoping, customer meetings, delivery of service, report writing, customer briefing and remediation validation.  In addition to penetration testing, the role will include specialist cyber incident support and forensic investigation on a call off basis.

The Penetration Tester will:

  • Deliver technical scoping documentation for vulnerability assessment & penetration testing services;
  • Deliver vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services to Computacenter & customers (network, infrastructure and application);
  • Complete of code reviews for applications;
  • Deliver vulnerability assessment and penetration testing reports;
  • Support security operations in the delivery of enterprise vulnerability assessment;
  • Liaise with external organisations delivering vulnerability assessment and penetration testing to Computacenter;
  • Support sales and service teams in penetration testing services;
  • Deliver vulnerability assessment and penetration testing training to Computacenter security teams.

Essential skills and experience:

  • 4+ years’ experience as a Penetration Tester;
  • Experienced in Web App, Mobile App and Infrastructure Tests;
  • Experienced in operating specialist security technologies including CIS Benchmarks, Tenable, Qualys and Rapid 7;
  • Strong knowledge of network topologies and protocols;
  • Experienced in security risk management, incident & breach response and crisis management;
  • Understanding of threat-based frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK;
  • Good understanding of information assurance standards and frameworks including ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials/Essentials Plus, GDPR;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Must have or be able to obtain UK security clearance.


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


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