Head of Penetration Testing

Posted 23 February 2024
Job type Permanent
Discipline Pen Test
Contact NameCody Murphy

Job description

Head of Penetration Testing - Remote 
Trident has partnered with a leading MSSP in London, who are seeking a Head of Penetration Testing to lead the function. You will be a key part ensuring that daily objectives are hit, improving service delivery & offerings, mentoring, and overall progression of the penetration function.
The ideal candidate would be seasoned penetration tester who is responsible for a team currently or who is ready to step up. This role is going to be a mix of management and hands on testing, evenly distributed.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a penetration testing role.
  • CHECK Team Lead Status. (INF/Web App – Or both)
  • Track record of providing technical support to testers, especially during complex engagements, managing competing priorities, sharing knowledge and supporting team members under pressure.
  • Experience as a point of escalation for client issues, resolving challenges effectively.
  • Recognised certifications such as CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification.
  • Experience with cloud and container technologies like AWS, Azure, and Kubernetes
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified vendor certifications from major providers like Microsoft (MCP) or Cisco (CCNA Security).
This role offers an excellent opportunity to work alongside leading experts within this field, aiding in your personal and career growth.
If this sounds like something you would be interested, please apply or you can reach out directly.

Cody Murphy - cody.murphy@tridentsearch.co.uk