C001683 - Engineer (Penetration Tester) (NS), Mons - Tue 13 DEC

Mons, Wallonia, Belgium

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Requirement: Engineer (Penetration Tester)

NATO Grade: A/102

Location: Mons, BE

Full time on-site: Yes

Total Scope of the request (hours): 418

Security Clearance: NATO Secret

The duties of the individual mainly focus on:

  • Provide Web, infrastructure and application level penetration testing;
  • Provide security design reviews to ensure compliance with NATO policies and directives;
  • Provide security consultancy and advice to projects, plans, and other entities;
  • Build and sustain effective communications with different stakeholders; specifically, the NCIA Configuration Control Board, Security Accreditation Boards, NATO Security Accreditation Authorities, and NCI Agency organization units supporting accreditation processes;
  • Brief at both executive and technical levels on security reports and testing outcome, including at flag officer level;
  • In co-ordination with the Head of the Penetration testing Cell, ensure proactive collaboration and coordination with internal and external stakeholders.


  • The candidate must have a currently active NATO SECRET security clearance

The required skillset for the contracted individual is extensive knowledge and experience (more than 3 years) in the following areas:

  • Web application penetration testing;
  • IT infrastructure penetration testing;
  • Network security architecture design;
  • Assessing security vulnerabilities within OS, software, protocols & networks;
  • Researching and evaluating security products & technologies;
  • Knowledge in system and network administration of UNIX and Windows systems;
  • Use of penetration testing tools, techniques, and recognized testing methodologies;
  • Scripting skills in at least one of the following: Perl, Python, Ruby, shell (bash, ksh, csh);
  • Technical knowledge in system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, application security, as well as, malware infection techniques and protection technologies;
  • Ability to evaluate risks and formulate mitigation plans;
  • Proven ability to write clear and structured technical reports including executive summary, technical findings and remediation plan for several different audiences.


Security Clearance: NATO Secret

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Tags: Application security Bash Clearance Compliance Cryptography IT infrastructure Malware NATO Network security Pentesting Perl Python Ruby Scripting Security Clearance UNIX Vulnerabilities Windows

Region: Europe
Country: Belgium
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