Penetration Tester

November 12, 2020

Location: London (with potential for travel)

Division / Team: Cyber

Type of Contract: Permanent

Brief Description:

We’re looking for inspiring talent to join our growing organisation, is that you?

You will work with a high-performance cyber team on large cyber transformation projects on multiple accounts, as well as niche penetration testing activities with unique clients. 6point6 has a rapidly growing cyber division – you will have a remit to innovate, help expand the practice, and build the future for our clients.

Working within an industry-leading team of cyber security consultants and engineers providing solutions for major clients, both blue chip and in the government sector, our working environment will be open and interactive facilitating collaboration with colleagues, clients and ecosystem partners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working as a penetration tester, onsite with clients.
  • Writing technical report and presenting technical findings to clients.
  • Assisting with the establishment of a red team and pen testing service offerings.
  • Performing research on new attack techniques and creating tools to aid testing.
  • Monitoring operational security management systems – ensuring timely detection, investigation and remediation of potential cyber threats.
  • Using advanced security analytics tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities
  • Providing security incident triage and investigation, and management of cyber response processes
  • Completing Client projects and tasks associated with security monitoring, detection, incident response and security intelligence.
  • Continually seeking to build a greater understanding of a cyber problem until all the facts have been established
  • Creating cyber kill chains and managing investigation timelines
  • Perform administrative duties such as creating new types of data enrichment feeds, detection logic and threat intelligence reports

Essential skills:

  • Demonstrable recent experience working in a penetration testing role in high pressure environments
  • CRT – Crest Registered Tester and/or OSCP – Offensive Security Certified Professional
  • Ability to read and understand raw system data including security event logs, system logs, application logs, and device logs
  • A good knowledge of TCP/IP networks, including the technologies and protocols commonly used in local area and wide area networks
  • A good working knowledge of a variety of security technologies, including network and application firewalls, host-intrusion prevention and anti-virus
  • Working knowledge of sysadmin for Linux and Windows
  • Working knowledge of Pen-testing methodologies and familiarity with OWASP
  • A basic knowledge and of common infrastructure and security architectures
  • Experience with vulnerability management tools and methodologies
  • Practical knowledge of the Cyber Security threat landscape and current affairs


  • BSc in Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering (min 2:1) or equivalent.
  • CCT – Certified Web Application Tester and/or CCT – Certified Infrastructure Tester
  • SANS (e.g. GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN) or equivalent.
  • Relevant TCP/IP network experience, or certifications such as CompTIA Network+ or CCNA.
  • Familiarity with ISO27001 and other security standards
  • Red Teaming experience

Benefits of working with 6point6:

At 6point6, we offer a fantastic compensation package which is well above industry standards with a host of other benefits including company pension, laptop, cycle to work scheme, private medical and dental insurance and a generous holiday allowance.

You will be working and learning from some of the most talented and experienced professionals in the technology industry. Our architects, engineers, and delivery professionals are helping the world’s largest organisations to build their strategies, next-generation architectures and solutions.

Life at 6point6:

Watch our video to find out more about our vibrant and exciting 6point6 family!

Apply for the Penetration Tester role

    Please upload your CV as a PDF which is less than 12MB