Associate Penetration Tester Cyber Security | Cyber Security Jobs London, United Kingdom

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  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry software-and-internet-services
  • Qualifications degree / masters

Job Description

WPP is the creative transformation company. We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, planet, clients and communities.

Working at WPP means being part of a global network of more than 109,000 accomplished people in 110 countries. We create transformative ideas and outcomes for its clients through an integrated offer of communications, experience, commerce, and technology. WPP and our award-winning agencies work with most of the world’s biggest companies and organisations – from Ford, Unilever and P&G to Google, HSBC, and the UN.

WPP has headquarters in New York, London and Singapore and a corporate presence in major markets worldwide.

WPP IT provides IT services for WPP, the world’s largest communications services group. As a creative transformation company, WPP is helping its clients transform the future through extraordinary work. WPP IT is an integral part of that journey and we are proud to provide technology for some of the world’s most creative brands.

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Why we’re hiring:

At WPP, technology is at the heart of everything we do, and it is WPP IT’s mission to enable everyone to collaborate, create and thrive.

As we progress on this journey, we need to further evolve how we protect our customers, employees, and shareholders for today and the future. You will play a critical role within our growing Cyber Security team by developing and implementing a world class information security programme to protect WPP Group from cyber threats. This is an essential role, supporting WPP IT to deliver its purpose to design, build, run and transform all current and future IT services which underpin the One WPP strategy.

As the Cyber Security, Associate Penetration Tester, you will undertake Penetration testing as directed by other the Senior Security Testing Engineer against identified Applications or infrastructure components

You will also produce reporting of identified exposures and present and reflect this to Cyber Security and Application management.

What you’ll be doing:

Working under the direction and guidance of the Cyber Security, Senior Seccurity Testing Manager, contribute towards the establishment of a global pen testing function.
Ensure accurate, pragmatic and timely technical Cyber Security Testing guidance is provided to stakeholders.
Develop and deliver Cyber Security testing artefacts including technical documentation, methodologies, process\procedures, requirements, test plans and reports.
Work under the guidance of the Senior Security Testing Engineer to ensure the correct operation, and optimal configuration of Penetration testing toolsets.
Work closely with the owner of the technology being tested, to drive and track the timely remediation of vulnerabilities identified during Pen testing
Deliver and present appropriate KPI, KRI and other requisite reporting to the Cyber Security Senior Security Testing Engineer.
Act as a conduit with the assigned projects and initiatives and work closely to help drive resolutions relevant to the role.
Working closely with WPP technology teams, build professional relationships to ensure cooperation between stakeholders and Cyber Security Operations.
As directed, work with third-party suppliers to ensure testing services are provided effectively, within project timescales and service level agreements.

What you’ll need:

Relevant technical certifications (CREST, GPEN, CEH).
Experience and technical background in cyber / information security Pen Testing techniques and tools..
Stakeholder management.
Experience of providing Security testing expertise to Enterprise-wide Cyber Security Change programmes.
2 years plus in a similar role within a large, complex and technologically diverse organisation.
Must have in depth technical knowledge of security technologies.

Who you are:

You’re open: We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are accepting: of new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You’re optimistic: We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with conviction: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You’re extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we provide extraordinary every day.

What we’ll give you:

Passionate, inspired people – We promote a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity – We offer the opportunity to create, influence and complete projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work – Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

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