Cyber Security Specialists

Global Search Consultancy

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Vulnerability Lead (1308)

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Home based

£65,000- £75,000

Sector: Security Operations

Job description

We are working with a leading global financial services organisation who have built an entirely new cyber security division, with full buy-in from the Board. In this role, you will collaborate with stakeholders and third-party providers to identify and assess risk relating to vulnerabilities affecting applications and infrastructures.

The role:

  • Scoping of assessments (vulnerability scans, penetration tests) ensuring that they deliver value
  • Coordinating the timely execution of the testing schedule
  • Conducting pen testing activities under the oversight and guidance of our preferred supplier
  • Reviewing, prioritising and helping to coordinating remediation of findings and issues Identifying opportunities to improve security in the lifecycle of applications and infrastructures.
  • Work with wider teams to respond to newly identified critical vulnerabilities identifying vulnerable assets


  • Keep up to date on threat actor approaches, methods. Making recommendations to detect and defend against these activities
  • Track and prepare reporting on key metrics around penetration testing and vulnerability management
  • Ethical hacking\penetration testing experience, or can demonstrate knowledge of and have a strong desire to develop themselves in this area


  • CEH, CREST or OCSP certification is preferred but is not essential
  • Information Security and/or Information Technology industry certification (CISA, CISSP, CISM or equivalent) strongly preferred
  • Member of Institute of Information Security Professionals (M.IISP) or have the qualification, skills and experience to become a member

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