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Security Consultant

Job Title: Security Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
REF: 421
Contact Name: Sam Page
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Boutique Consultancy is looking for a smart, energetic and motivated individuals to add to its London based team. This will be an office based role. As a Consultant you will be performing the following services:

  • Application penetration testing and application source code review
  • Secure Development Lifecycle consultancy and advisory
  • Vulnerability and penetration assessments on Internet exposed systems
  • Applying and developing appropriate exploits to gain access, and expand access to remote systems
  • Documenting technical issues identified during security assessments

This client provides a challenging and exciting work environment that offers a healthy combination of autonomy and senior level support. Their team publishes books and security blogs, contributes to open source software projects, and are engaged in a variety of continuous security research projects. If you enjoy performing deep technical work in a fun and casual atmosphere, contact us to find out more about joining our team.


The following qualifications are expected from potential applicants:

  • Application and/or infrastructure penetration testing experience above and beyond running automated tools
  • Development and/or source code review experience in C/C++, C#, VB.NET, ASP, PHP, or Java
  • Familiarity with threat modelling and security design review methodologies
  • A good understanding of Unix, Windows and network security skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English
  • Ability to work both independently and perform as a leader in a team environment
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in the above
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) or CREST Registered Tester (CRT)
  • Degree from an accredited University or equivalent


The following skills are not required from applicants but would be a strong plus:

  • Currently resident within the United Kingdom, or not requiring work permit sponsorship
  • CREST Certified Tester (CCT)
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related major
  • Experience working as part of an enterprise development team
  • Experience developing custom scripts or tools used for vulnerability scanning and identification
  • British National able to gain/hold UK government SC clearance
  • Fluency in one or more Western European languages

Benefits Include

- Pension matching up to 6% (position dependant)

- Utilisation bonus (paid every 6 months) for utilisation levels achieved over 75%

- Private Health Care including Dental & Vision for Consultant level and above

 - Annual training budget of £2,000

- Monthly mobile phone reimbursement

- Instant pay rises for passing CREST exams

- Childcare vouchers

- Flu jabs

- Young, fun, family feel atmosphere

 - Original directors still run company and are very accessible

- Flat structure. No line managers. Each staff member has a mentor instead

- Client base: 90% of clients are based in and around central London.  Up to 50% of billable work will be on client site but we try and do as much as possible from the office