You’ll need to have a passion for this area and understand what it means to use ethical hacking skills to help organisations protect their systems and information assets. You could be responsible for trying to break the most advanced defences in the world working with the best in your field across industries and sectors.
You’ll need an enquiring mind, the tenacity to overcome technical challenges and an ability to approach problems from different perspectives.
You’ll have solid experience in some or all areas of penetration testing, including web applications, internal and external network / infrastructure and / or mobile as well as the fundamentals of secure application development and IT security in general and will wish to further your career in this area.
As a consultancy based role, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a variety of blue chip clients in Europe and elsewhere. You’ll be CREST or OSCP/OSCE certified or willing to complete these certifications as part of BSI’s sponsored Learning and Development programme. You’ll hold a third level qualification in an IT related field.