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NCC Group

NCC Group

Administration, IT
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Role: Penetration Tester

Location: US (Remote)

Thanks for checking out our job opening; we are excited that YOU are interested in learning more about NCC Group.

We are on a mission to make society a safer and more secure place. Our people are the ones who make that possible; a global community of talented individuals working together towards a safer future.

We aim to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We work together, we are brilliantly creative, we embrace difference, and we want you to join in our mission, to make the world safer and more secure.

Take a look at our website here to learn more about why we’re one of the leading global Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation business… https://www.nccgroup.com

The Opportunity:

Our Technical Assurance Services team is growing - we are looking to speak with innovative technical Security Consultants/Penetration Testers.

With our dedicated lab facilities and break out areas, continuous training and variety of work, regular tech team and research events, we are positive that we can offer what you are looking for next in your career.

Essential Skills

To excel in this field, you do not necessarily have to be a cyber-security expert. We are interested in hearing from all types of consultants from various backgrounds. Nevertheless, some of the key skills we look for are:

  • Web application security knowledge and experience
  • Strong networking and associated protocol knowledge and experience
  • Mobile security knowledge and experience (OS, RF and App)
  • SDLC Implementation and Testing
  • Software development or programming/scripting abilities
  • Applied security research.
  • Applied cryptography, mathematics, or computer science experience.
  • Application security threat modelling
  • Source code review
  • Reverse engineering
  • Fuzzing
  • Cloud Service testing (AWS / Azure)

Behaviours:

  • Client-Focused: Prioritizes client needs and expectations, ensuring that all actions and decisions lead to client satisfaction and success.
  • Collaborates as ‘One NCC’: Works in unison with all departments and teams, fostering a united front and shared objectives across the entire organisation.
  • Adds Value: Goes beyond the minimum requirements to provide solutions and contributions that enhance the customer’s success and growth.
  • Enables and Empowers: Provides tools, resources, and support to team members, fostering an environment where they can thrive and excel.
  • Personal Responsibility: Takes ownership of actions, decisions, and outcomes, acknowledging successes as well as areas for improvement.
  • Communicates Openly and Respectfully: Shares information transparently while maintaining
  • respect and consideration for all stakeholders.
  • Open Mindset: Embraces new ideas, diverse perspectives, and is willing to adapt in response to evolving situations or feedback.
  • Growth and Development: Actively seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth, championing learning and evolution for oneself and the organisation.
  • Analytical Thinking: Demonstrates a systematic approach to resolving issues and identifying

At NCC Group we pride ourselves on our capability to offer you the career that you want and where you want to take it. Whether that be long term progression opportunities, guaranteed research time or continuous technical and non-technical training, the opportunities here are endless.

In addition to this we offer:

  • Flexible working – Wherever your base location/office might be, remote/office working opportunities are available for individuals who live further away (talk to our careers advisors for more information about this).
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Monthly tech team presentations and social events along with capture the flag team opportunities.
  • Opportunities to go to BlackHat and DefCon in Las Vegas
  • Opportunities for international travel if desired
  • Bonus for working on client sites
  • Bonuses for significant contributions to research and delivery
  • Skills qualification allowances
  • Variation of work across all sectors, technologies and engagement types with opportunities including potential secondments (if of interest) through to management of multi-month technical engagements and teams of consultants.
  • Ability to innovate and be recognised and rewarded for such
  • Mentoring opportunities by senior leadership

Please do not hesitate to apply.

About NCC Group

The NCC Group family has over 2,200 members located all around the world, providing a trusted advisory service to 15,000 customers. Born in the UK, we have now have offices in North America, Canada, Europe, Asia- Pacific and United Arab Emirates.

We are passionate about helping our customers to protect their brand, value and reputation against the ever-evolving threat landscape. We fuel that passion with investment in our people and our business.

Our values and code of ethics are at the heart of how we operate – we work together, we are brilliantly creative and we embrace difference. We treat everyone and everything with equal respect.

We want to create an environment where all colleagues feel psychologically, emotionally and physically safe to be authentic, sharing their personal experiences to represent the diversity of the world they live in, and have equal opportunity to achieve their best.

About your application

We review every application received and will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. If you don’t hear back from us within 10 days, please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies and we would encourage you to keep an eye on our career opportunities as there may be other suitable roles.

If you do not want us to retain your details, please email global.ta@nccgroup.com. All personal data is held in accordance with the NCC Group Privacy Policy. We are committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please tell us at any stage.

Please note that this role involves mandatory pre-employment background checks due to the nature of the work NCC Group does. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the vetting process. This role being advertised will be subject to BS7858 screening as a mandatory requirement.