Penetration Tester, Team Lead

We are looking for a Team Lead who can lead, guide and mentor a team of Penetration Testers as well as deliver on specific client engagements and act as an SME resource.
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Bulletproof, an innovative and expanding Cyber Security specialist, is looking to recruit a Team Lead Penetration Tester to join our growing team based in India. We are looking for a Team Lead who can lead, guide and mentor a team of Penetration Testers as well as deliver on specific client engagements and act as an SME resource (engagement on client facing projects and penetration testing will account for circa 80% of the position). 

As a pivotal member of our Penetration Testing team, we are looking for someone who has a strong offensive technical skillset, who can discover and exploit vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in a range of different environments, alongside having the ability to communicate issues clearly and concisely for customers; breaking down complicated technical issues is a crucial skill in order to provide value to clients. 

We believe this is fantastic opportunity to be part of Bulletproof at a hugely exciting time. As a company, we are able deliver many types of testing, from ‘vanilla’ web application and infrastructure testing through to hardware assessments and red team engagements, and, as a Team Lead, you will be at the heart of our Penetration Testing services both shaping and guiding your Team as well being a key figure in supporting our clients. An overview of the main duties has been provided below:

  • Lead, manage, coach and guide a team of Penetration Testers on a day-to-day basis;
  • Act as an SME in at least 1 technical area;
  • Perform formal and comprehensive application and infrastructure penetration testing assessments;
  • Provide well-written, concise, technical and non-technical reports;
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and provide findings with remediation actions;
  • Support with various client pre-engagement interactions, including scoping activities and proposal drafting;
  • Manage and deliver penetration testing project activities within strict deadlines;
  • Research application and infrastructure components within the wider team to identify new vulnerabilities and follow responsible disclosure;
  • Assist in scoping calls and discussions with customers to ensure that client needs are met.

Please note, the ability to work UK and US hours is essential for this role. 

Skillset, Experience and Qualifications;

  • Strong technical skillset in niche testing areas (ideally covering hardware, automotive, code review, SCADA);
  • Qualified with relevant security qualifications;
  • Proven experience in web application, infrastructure and/or mobile application penetration testing;
  • Proven experience working as a team lead/management capacity;
  • Strong understanding of penetration testing methodologies such as OWASP;
  • Strong knowledge in testing mobile applications (iOS/Android);
  • Knowledge of how modern web apps are designed, developed and deployed across different platforms;
  • Strong knowledge in preparing and launching social engineering campaigns;
  • Ability to program or script in your preferred language;
  • Good understanding of network and OS principles;
  • Solid knowledge of various technologies, including associated security vulnerabilities and exploits;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Superb written and spoken English skills;
  • Confident communicating with both internal and external senior stakeholders who are of a non-technical background.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

  • Employment type


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