Senior Penetration Tester

Salary/Rate:$140,000 - $150,000
Job type:Perm
Salary Range:100,000+
Specialism:Cyber Security
Job ref:09087
Post Date:30.10.23

Meet Our Recruiter

Jesse Dhillon
Jesse Dhillon
Director & IT Talent Acquisition Partner

About the Role



Our Client-Partner is seeking a Senior Penetration Tester to join their team in the US, this is a remote role. The successful candidate must have the right to work in the US, this is a permanent W-2 position.


The Senior Penetration Tester will plan and execute full life cycle offensive operations. This includes project scoping, resource assignment recommendations, some RFP/SoW work, performing the penetration test, communicating progress with clients, writing professional quality reports, and presenting findings to executive and technical audiences.





  • Exceptional troubleshooting and analytical abilities
  • Senior-level experience with enterprise penetration testing. Must be strong at network and application testing for this senior position
  • Seniority with Linux and Windows. Must have strong practical experience in both environments
  • Senior-level network experience. PCAP interpretation and parsing, understanding of L1-8 protocols
  • Rich experience exploiting vulnerabilities
  • Strong with pivoting and tunneling to traverse network segments and chains of compromise




The role currently being filled must be professionally qualified in one of the following areas:


  • Development: Any of Go, Python, Powershell, C#, and shell. Development would be to support offensive operations such as custom applications for spear phish attacks, C2 infrastructure, maintain forks of tools to eliminate signatures and implement private features
  • Systems Engineering / DevOps: Ansible, terraform, or other automation infrastructure-as-code frameworks
  • Red Teaming: Seasoned hacker capable of getting in, obtaining crown jewels, and getting out relatively undetected. Strong with AV/EDR evasion
  • IaaS Providers: Strong technical skills in any of AWS, Azure, or GCE. Capable of penetration testing and gap analysis specific to IaaS providers. Comfortable with cli/API for at least one of these providers




  • 100% remote work: Anywhere in the US or Ireland
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) with match
  • Telephone and/or internet reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • HSA/FSA available
  • Paid Training
  • Unlimited PTO


To find out more, please apply, the talent acquisition team at ZenTech Talent will be in touch if your resume is shortlisted.

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