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Pre-sales Consultant - Cyber Security - Penetration Testing

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Date: 02-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


There is an exciting opportunity for a security consultant, or experienced penetration tester, to join our Pre-sales team at Nettitude.

Using your experience in cyber security you will help our clients build out their cyber security strategies with the support of Nettitude’s subject matter experts. 


This role requires a highly motivated individual, who can work independently as well as working with our Sales, Technical, and Bid Management teams by delivering Pre-sales assistance. This will be delivered both onsite in front of clients, when appropriate, as well as remotely via teleconferencing.


You will have responsibility for assisting the sales team by conducting types of activities such as scoping engagements, providing technical expertise for clients, and being involved in bids and RFPs.

You must be personable and be able to work in harmony with all other personnel and to communicate in an open and courteous manner with colleagues and clients.





This role is flexible with a requirement to attend onsite client meetings on an infrequent basis when appropriate. We will require you to come into our New York office once or twice a month for sales cadence and team meetings, depending on locality. We can support working from across the US. All applicants will require residence in the US and a legal right to work in the US on an unrestricted basis.



What you will be doing in your role:


  • Identifying client needs and reviewing their requirements to promote appropriate services that will help clients achieve their objectives.
  • Taking on technical pre-sales calls and meetings associated with assurance / penetration testing.
  • Providing accurate scoping information for the sales teams, project delivery team and for the testing consultants.
  • Establishing which assurance services, such as penetration testing, would be appropriate for customers based upon their cyber security strategy.
  • Identifying new opportunities from understanding clients’ cyber security strategies and current maturity.
  • Constructing and presenting tailored presentations to clients based on their requirements.
  • Working closely with relevant Nettitude teams including the technical assurance teams, sales teams and the project delivery team.



Key skills:


Must have skills:

  • Having worked for a minimum of 3 years as a penetration tester in the last 5 years. Internal infrastructure testing experience would be advantageous, but not a necessity.
  • Strong customer facing skills and being able to present technical solutions to non-technical audiences.
  • Strong written and verbal English skills would be required.
  • Excellent time management skills.


Desirable skills:

  • Working knowledge of Threat Intelligence Led testing and scenario driven testing, such as Red Teaming, would be desirable.
  • Holding technical assurance qualifications within the last 5 years, such as Offensive Security Certified Professional, CREST Certified Tester, CREST Registered Tester, or equivalent.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of wider infosec domain; CISSP, CISM certifications would be advantageous.
  • Remain up to date with specialist skills and market trends.
  • Undertake rudimentary training in other technical pre-sales specialisms to provide cover as required.
  • Sales experience in the Cyber industry would be an advantage.
  • Being able to deal confidently with C-Level clients.
  • Carry out responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.



What we offer:


We offer you an exciting working environment with demonstrable career progression opportunities, in a rapidly growing sector. An attractive remuneration package will be provided.





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