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Penetration Testing Specialist

Location:Cape Town
Company:E-Merge IT Recruitment

An opportunity for you to work for a global company that needs no introduction and whose fast-pace and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best.

This global leader is looking for a Security Specialist (Penetration Test Specialist) to join their dynamic team based in Cape Town.

You’ll need to be passionate about information security and be current with trending security related topics and have solid technical skills to operate independently and support others within a high performing security team.

You must have extensive penetration testing experience.

  • At least four years’ experience in penetration testing
  • Strong, professional, manual penetration testing experience above and beyond running automated tools
  • Ethical hacking and intrusion prevention experience
  • At least one of the following certifications – CEH, OSCP, CREST, OSCE, OSCW
  • In depth networking knowledge – MPLS, BGP, OSPF, IPv6, TOR
Technologies Required:
  • Knowledge of C++, C, C#, Python, ASP, PHP, Java or Ruby
  • Strong Unix, Windows and Networking Security skills.
  • Technical Cyber-attack frameworks
Nice to haves:
  • Consulting background
  • Strong report writing and presentation experience
  • Hobbies hacking things
  • Perform security reviews of architecture, configuration and application designs, as well as
  • assessments and penetration testing
  • Exploit vulnerabilities to gain access, and expand access to remote systems
  • Document technical issues identified during security assessments
  • Assist with building, hardening, and maintaining systems used for penetration testing
  • Research cutting edge security topics and new attack vectors
  • Assist with improvements of existing methodology and reporting formats, as well as training collateral.
Reference Number for this position is DZ45395 which is a permanent position based in Cape Town offering a cost to company salary negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Dudley on or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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Posted on 10 Jul 11:26

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