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Penetration Tester

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Date: 06-Aug-2022

Location: New York, NY, US, 10004

Company: Lloyds Register

About Nettitude


Founded in 2003, Nettitude is an award-winning global provider of cybersecurity services, bringing innovative thought leadership to the ever-evolving cybersecurity marketplace. Through our research and innovation centres, we provide threat led services that span technical assurance, consulting and managed detection and response offerings.

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The role


Our security consultants are responsible for leading and delivering their own penetration testing security engagements with our clients.  This includes the full lifecycle of an engagement from kick off call, testing, report creation, report delivery to debrief.




Candidates must be eligible to work full time in the USA. Nettitude HQ for North America is in New York City, however remote workers may apply.


What you will be doing in your role


In your role you will:

  • Deliver penetration testing against a wide variety of systems. This is the core of the role.
  • Perform engagement kick off calls, wrap up calls, email responses and debriefs for each penetration test you deliver. 
  • Write full and thorough reports for each engagement that show thoughtfulness and constant improvement, incorporating feedback from quality assurance reviews. 
  • Assist in penetration testing presales activities, providing technical assessment of scope, principal security concerns and testing methodology to the Account Manager. 
  • Develop client relationships and ensure Nettitude always delivers professional consultative style engagements. 
  • When requested, provide technical analysis of current IT Security related events, especially for the purpose of media coverage. 
  • Be a continuous learner, keeping up to date on a wide variety of IT Security related skills and industry knowledge. 
  • Mentor less experienced security consultants where appropriate and/or requested.


Key skills


There is no fixed set of skills required to be a successful candidate. However, the more of the following attributes you can demonstrate to us, the more likely you will be to end up with a job offer. 

  • Penetration testing experience.  You should be confident with at least one of the following: web application, infrastructure, or Mobile application penetration testing. 
  • Cloud penetration testing skills are a distinct advantage. 
  • You love getting involved in deep technical challenges, while at the same time being able to abstract and explain the most complex issues to a C level executive. 
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of applications and networking. 
  • An ability to teach and mentor other members of the team is a distinct advantage; it’s part of what makes us Nettitude! 
  • Exploit creation, scripting and reverse engineering are a distinct advantage. 
  • You code open-source tools, contribute to security blogs, and participate in CTFs. 
  • A thirst for knowledge and a constant desire to push yourself to the max.

We are flexible on certifications, based on your capabilities and experience. We’re not looking for badge collectors; we look far deeper than that. However, one or more of the following will serve as a distinct advantage. 


  • A BSc degree in a STEM discipline.
  • AWS Security Specialty / Azure AZ-500.
  • Offensive Security certifications, e.g. OSCP.
  • GIAC certifications.
  • CREST and Tiger certifications. 
  • Any other relevant penetration testing or IT certification.


Why should you work with us?


We have industry leading levels of employee retention, and for good reason; we’re the kind of place that no one wants to leave! We push ourselves to the max, so if you’re the kind of person who loves deep technical challenges and a fantastic work environment, we welcome your interest.  Please do visit our website to understand more about how we develop our people, work on cutting edge engagement and offer multiple career progression paths.


What we offer


We offer you an exciting working environment with intellectual challenges, responsibility, and high-level client interaction. An attractive package is available for the right candidate. Flexible working / home working opportunities available.




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