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Penetration Tester - Cyber - Tech Risk Consulting

Date: Feb 12, 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID119576BR
Job TitlePenetration Tester - Cyber - Tech Risk Consulting
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionAdvisory Risk Consulting
Service LineCyber
Service Line Information

Job Description
The Role

The role will be working in the Cyber Defence Services (CDS) Team within the Cyber Security team which is part of the Risk Consulting practice. Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from data and documentation.


- Delivery of penetration testing services to clients
- Support to project and engagement management to deliver high quality work in a timely manner to include:
o Scoping activities
o Financial management
o Engagement and risk management
o Production of deliverables.
- Liaising with clients on delivery, implementation and sales issues.
- Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG.
- Providing feedback and lessons learned to the team through sharing of experience and knowledge
- Supporting leadership of the team in the embedding effective working practices

Experience and Background

- Proven experience or working within the penetration testing industry
- Proven ability to identify and assess complex information protection risks and controls.
- Understanding of a wide range of information security and IT methodologies, principles, technologies and techniques.
- Experience in and an understanding of the Cyber risks faced by clients within a specific industry and the impact to their business
- Experience in and understanding of cyber incident response techniques and practices
- Knowledge and experience of OWASP
- A genuine interest and desire to work in the information security field.

Qualifications and Skills

- Degree level qualified, MSc in Information Security, computer forensicsor relevant subject (preferred)
- Hold CREST CRT qualification of similar (CHECK Team Member is preferred but not essential)
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
- Security clearances are preferred.

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