• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Ingeus is all about people, our mission is to enable better lives. We specialise in delivering employment, health, justice and youth services, creating new and improved ways to support everyone daily and drive social change.

In this newly created opportunity as Penetration Tester, you will be reporting into the global security team and leading the Global Cyber Security Technical Assurance capabilities, through the delivery of the GCSO’s formal assurance program, including conducting technical penetration testing of our systems and applications, the coordination of external testing through security vendors and retesting of key findings to confirm adequate remediation.

  You will be involved in some of the following duties:

  • Define and carry out scoping and pre-discovery activities to confirm requirements of testing activities
  • Lead and perform penetration testing, other technical assessments, quality assurance and remediation activities
  • Work with Threat Lead and SOC to test any critical and zero-day vulnerabilities as they arise and develop attack trees
  • Develop Penetration Testing programme for both BAU and Project work streams, run red/ purple team testing, and define & manage findings
  • Contribute to the development, review and maintenance of Cyber Security registers, standards, procedures, and related documentation
  • Advising regional lines of business, legal and IT on security requirements
  • Assist regional development teams with maturation of SDLC pipelines, secure code testing tools and general secure coding practices
  • Define a reporting framework and communicate penetration testing findings to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Work with Business and Technology team to track any findings and risk to remediation
  • Work with Global Security team members to develop, implement, and administer Cyber Security initiatives, and support the continual capability improvement of technologies and processes.
  • Provide consultative, authoritative and risk-appropriate advice and training to regional lines of business and IT
  • Identify opportunities and develop automation solutions, e.g. develop/modify scripts/software that automate tasks and utilise APIs
  • Work to continually improve organisational systems and processes to maximise employee efficiency, effectiveness and productivity to deliver quality outcomes
  • Ideally, you will have 5+ years’ experience in a similar role or equivalent environment, relevant tertiary qualifications and/or relevant applied industry experience as well as industry recognised Information Security certifications such as OCSP, GPEN or equivalent, expert knowledge in penetration testing against networks and infrastructures, web applications, databases, and mobile devices/applications. You will have a strong, self-motivated, outcome-driven and productive work ethic with highly developed communication, organisational, influencing and interpersonal skills.

    Why join us?

    As an Ingeus employee, you will have access to a range of benefits such as 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, life insurance, private medical care, company pension, online discount shopping, additional leave for personal development and community volunteering, the opportunity to buy those extra perks such as extra annual leave, critical illness cover, dental insurance and discounted gym membership, wellbeing services and more.

    At Ingeus, we value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from everyone, including those that are underrepresented in our workforce. We promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment, including a positive working environment. We are a Disability Confident Leader, a Mindful Employer, a Stonewall Champion, and we’re committed to the Armed Forces Covenant.

    Please note, this vacancy is still pending approval. It is a permanent opportunity to join the global security team, with a salary range of £65,000 to £75,000 on offer, depending on experience.

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