29th August 2019

Vulnerability and Penetration Tester Engineer

Reference: SS_16813

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 Date Posted: 29/08/2019

Vulnerability and Penetration Tester (VAPT) Engineer – Up to £65,000

Our client is looking to hire a permanent Vulnerability and Penetration Tester Engineer to join their team based in Belfast. The VAPT Engineer will be ensuring that the client’s systems, platforms and processes are protected whilst continuously trying to improve the security and integrity in accordance to internal business objectives and regulatory requirements.


  • Design, implement and Support VAPT solutions that protect the client’s systems and assets.
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert within the Office
  • Ownership of VAPT tools, platforms and processes.
  • Create reports, policies and processes which are easily understandable to the required users
  • Monitor the threat environment and perform penetration testing against specific targeted areas within the organisation
  • Provide input into security risk assessments

Skills and expertise:

  • University degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Offensive Security OSCP preferred
  • Experience in Information Security with a focus on penetration testing assessment and vulnerability
  • Knowledge of concepts and best practices for WhiteHat/ Ethical hacking.
  • Experience with automated VAPT tools such as Nessus, Appscan, Burp Suite, Nipper, and Trustwave

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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