Senior/Principal Penetration Tester (UK)


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Our clients look to us to provide solutions to their most complex information security challenges, in order to protect their most critical resources. Our clients trust us with this great responsibility because of the quality of our people; leaders in their field, inquisitive and capable of rising to the most complex of challenges.
We are looking for people who want to work for a consultancy at the cutting edge of information security. We pride ourselves on our unique and meticulous approach to penetration testing in order to ensure that our clients get the most value from it, providing tangible improvements to their security. We empower our consultants to utilise all of their technical ability on engagements, be creative and really get into the mind-set of an attacker in order to find vulnerabilities that others simply can't.
The role is diverse and offers an array of opportunities, both technical and managerial, for industry experts who are highly skilled and recognised within this area. Senior/Principal Consultants will generally hold the CREST CCT and/or CHECK Team Leader qualifications, or be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of technical expertise. There will also be the opportunity to contribute to our Red Team / Simulated Attack engagements.

Person Specification and Skills

  • Ownership, research and development of a specialist discipline, subject matter or service
  • Support team technical development (e.g. through service development or research) and contribute to company technical processes overall
  • Provide training and mentoring to other consultants on projects and in internal training courses, as well as suggesting other training requirements for individuals
  • Design, scope and deliver complex and bespoke security assurance engagements
  • Maintain CHECK / CREST certifications and contribute to industry bodies as appropriate
  • Proficiency in writing technical documentation, helping to set company standards for reporting, project, and technical QA
The roles are based at our London and Cheltenham offices.
Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver the role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for. Context Information Security as part of Accenture Group
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law. Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2021Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
Job tags: CREST Penetration testing Red team Strategy Vulnerabilities
Job region(s): Europe
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