Pen Tester / Ethical Hacker

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:04 May, 2018
Competitive package 
Part-time (4 day week) or job share opportunity considered (3 days min) for this role

Pen Testing / Ethical Hacker

Technology at Vodafone 

Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops and the media to and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.  

About the role

As an expert in your field, you will be looking to develop your career by joining one of the world leading organisations who excel in providing cutting edge technologies.
As the world begins to embrace security, we’re going to get even busier than we already are so we are looking for unique individuals to join our internal Ethical Hacking team who are responsible for securing some of the world’s largest networks!

As a penetration tester/ethical hacker you will be working alongside both senior and junior members of the team helping with the scoping and delivery of penetration testing on the Vodafone UK estate. A penetration test could include, Testing Wifi Networks, Social Engineering a store, ensuring that our new apps are watertight or getting a shell through an RCE.

You will be supporting the team in identifying vulnerabilities, as well as safeguarding the organisation against failure and loss due to unreliable systems and processes.  

You will provide support in developing tests in compliance to policy and industry regulators

You will be providing support to probe the organisation’s network, attempting to find any areas which are vulnerable to attack and identifying methods by which attackers could exploit security flaws.

This requires individuals to have a mix of ethical hacking skills, a full driving licence and a willingness to learn…..

What you will do….
  • Operate Ethical Hacking Environment and Services
  • Execute security tests based on predefined scope and methodology
  • Operate tools and lab environment
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Execute research activities to discover zero-day vulnerabilities
  • Develop exploits and POC code
  • Wide Ranging Skillset Required
As an expert in your field, you will be looking to join one of the world leading organisations who excel in providing cutting edge technologies…..we’re not just a mobile phone company!

Knowledge required in 
  • Web Applications Testing
  • Mobile Applications Testing
  • Web Services Testing
  • Infrastructure Testing
Technical Support
  • Respond to technical queries related to penetration testing reports and findings
  • Provide remediation advice
  • Develop and review design material for ethical hacking lab environment  
  • Design and develop templates and guidance for test types
In addition you will create and deliver high quality security test reports, develop and maintain security assessment and testing policies/standards and work to document and update processes and procedures used to manage systems and services.

Why Vodafone?

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 

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