Lead Penetration Tester

12 - 15 Years

Job Description

  • Has at least 13+ years experience in IT security and preferably 10+ years experience in attack and penetration testing/ethical hacking or technical IT audits.
  • Demonstrated deep technical penetration testing on IT infrastructure, web applications, mobile platforms and red teaming
  • Is an expert IP networks and operating systems such as Windows and Unix/Linux.
  • A creative and responsible IT security professional. Has excellent analytical skills and appreciates a technical challenge.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communications skills and able to work with technical experts in the industry as well as able to connect with business stakeholders at a non-technical level.
tcpdump, wireshark, nmap, nessus, metasploit and/or commercial tools such as Rapid7, Qualys.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:IT-Software / Software Services

Functional Area:IT Software - Network Administration, Security

Role Category:Programming & Design

Role:Team Lead/Technical Lead

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time


Desired Candidate Profile

  • Any certifications such as, CISSP, SANS and preferably: GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), SEC 560: Network
  • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, SEC 542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking,
  • GWAPT: GIAC Web Application Penetration, Offensive Security Certified Professional OSCP Certification, Offensive Security Wireless Professional OSWP Certification, Offensive Security Certified Expert OSCE Certification, Offensive Security Exploitation Expert OSEE Certification, Offensive Security Web Expert  OSWE Certification

Company Profile


Xpheno is a Specialist Talent Solutions company that offers Direct Hire, IT Staff Augmentation, Engineering Professional Services & Flexi Staffing services.

At Xpheno, we understand that organizations need to get talent at the right speed, scale, quality, and at the right costs, or what we call SSQC. However, at the foundation of this are people, and the relationships we build with them. It’s the conversations we have, and the bonds we form that are critical for aspirants to make a decision. Our team’s industry expertise in Life Sciences, Consumer & Retail, Automotive, Construction, Infrastructure and IT enables us to find the right people, for the right role and thereby ensuring that we fulfil our promise every time
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