Senior Penetration Tester

London, United Kingdom


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Company Description

We’re the world’s leading sports technology company, at the intersection between sports, media, and betting. More than 1,700 sports federations, media outlets, betting operators, and consumer platforms across 120 countries rely on our know-how and technology to boost their business.

Sportradar is a globally recognized organization, employing over 2,000 people across more than 30 locations worldwide. Our growth is driven by technological innovation and a deep understanding of our clients' business needs. As a trusted partner to over 1,000 companies in more than 80 countries, we stand at the intersection of sports, media, and betting industries. Our commitment to service excellence, quality, and reliability makes us a leader in our field.

Job Description

LOCATION:  Work onsite in London or Vienna
WORK TYPE: Hybrid remote and onsite


The Role:

As a Senior Penetration Tester at Sportradar, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing our security posture. Collaborating closely with our architecture, development, and system administration teams, as well as the broader business, you will be instrumental in protecting our intellectual property and ensuring the security of our digital assets. This role requires deep technical expertise, strategic thinking, and the ability to lead and mentor a team.

The Challenge:

  • Lead and contribute to the protection and security of our intellectual property.

  • Conduct advanced penetration testing across various platforms and environments.

  • Perform detailed risk analysis to identify and mitigate security issues leading to data loss or theft.

  • Identify security breaches, implement corrective actions, and devise strategies to prevent future incidents.

  • Collaborate with developers across Sportradar for in-depth security reviews and threat modeling.

  • Work in an international team and environment.

  • Automate application and infrastructure scanning and reporting.

  • Mentor junior penetration testers and provide guidance on best practices and methodologies.

  • Stay updated with the latest security trends, vulnerabilities, and technology advancements.


Professional Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in consulting (as an auditor, penetration tester, security engineer, etc.) or 7 years in an internal team (e.g., DevOps, IT Security, Information Security, Security Operation Center).

  • Documented experience with manual and automated penetration tests of web applications, APIs, mobile applications, “thick client” applications, and IT infrastructure.

  • Demonstrable skills in software such as Burp Suite, OWASP ZAP, SoapUI, Kali Linux (Metasploit, nmap, sqlmap, dirbuster, nikto, etc.).

  • Extensive knowledge of application and IT infrastructure security best practices, including methodologies like OWASP Testing Guide, OSTMM, PTES, NIST.

  • Proficiency in Linux/Unix and Windows configuration review in line with CIS benchmarks or other well-known standards.

  • Advanced proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, Python, Perl).

  • Excellent understanding of threat modeling and SDLC/SSDLC processes.

  • Effective communication skills across all organizational levels.

  • Proven leadership and team mentoring experience.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Advanced certifications such as OSCP, OSWE, GPEN, GXPN, eWPT, eWPTX, CREST CWAT, CSSLP.

  • Extensive experience in security source code review.

  • High-level knowledge of cryptography concepts.

  • Experience in security testing and assessments of cloud services.

  • Hands-on experience with red teaming.

  • Active participation in CTF events and competitions.

Additional Information

Our Offer:

  • A comprehensive benefits package.

  • Agile, international, and self-organizing team environment.

  • Emphasis on code quality, participation in code reviews.

  • Opportunities for learning new technologies and tools.

  • Conference and training participation.

  • Global travel opportunities.

  • Multisport, medical insurance, company events, etc.

  • Flexible working hours and work-life balance.

  • English lessons with a native speaker (if needed).

  • Support for home office as needed.

The minimum monthly salary for this position is according to Collective Bargaining Agreement, overpayment will be considered depending on qualifications and working experience.

Buckle up, hold on tight and get ready for an incredible adrenaline-rush throughout this exciting ride with us: #maketheteam and shape your future as well as ours!

Join Us:

At Sportradar, we are committed to innovation, growth, and the well-being of our people. If you're ready for a challenge and eager to grow, innovate, and develop with us, we'd love to have you on our team. Sportradar is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to encouraging diversity within our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of background, status, or personal preferences.

Sportradar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to encourage diversity within our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to among other things, your background, status, or personal preferences 

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Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom

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