Penetration Tester and Technical Security Consultant

This organisation is looking for experienced Penetration Testers from junior to senior level to join their team. There is an ability to work remotely with the need to travel as and when needed.

Key requirements of the role:

Service Delivery

  • Plan, manage and deliver a range of penetration testing, red team testing and other technical security testing engagements in a manner that meets client timelines, budget and outcome requirements.
  • Provide advice to clients that is technically sound and aligned with clients’ needs.
  • Demonstrate excellent project management skills, promote teamwork and individual accountability.
  • Develop and maintain engagement plans and associated documentation.
  • Coach, develop and support other team members.
  • Produce clear and well-presented reports and other deliverables.
  • Negotiate and deliver on client expectations.
  • Develop well-reasoned solutions that recognise the constraints of client’s internal and external environments.
  • Liaise with client staff to organise meetings, in engagement interviews, networking functions and professional events.
  • Liaise with other departments, divisions and other offices to build a peer support network.
  • Identify unrealistic client expectations and seek assistance to manage these.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships to build up professional network.
  • Plan overall work requirements of an engagement e.g. prepare budgets to achieve a target recovery rate and manage projects against budget.
  • Develop terms of reference for clients that outline objectives, scope, approach and key risks.
  • As part of the Cyber Security team and wider IT Advisory practice, the Penetration Tester and Technical Security Consultant contributes to the business through delivering a variety of penetration testing engagements, along with a range of other similar technical security testing engagements.

 Business Development

  • Establish and maintain a profile in the New Zealand market, based on personal knowledge and experience.
  • Identify and proactively respond to new business opportunities to provide added value to clients.
  • Identify new opportunities and potential opportunities to undertake further work for existing clients.
  • Contribute to the development and marketing of new products and services.
  • Attend company / industry networking functions to build and maintain relationships.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant IT security advisory experience.
  • A broad range of technical security testing skills, covering such areas as:
  • Web app penetration testing.
  • Infrastructure penetration testing.
  • Code review.
  • Vulnerability assessments.
  • Firewall configuration assessments.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Relevant professional qualifications:
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (OCSP).
  • CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT Pen).

FURTHER ENQUIRIES: Michael Crichton 550 8000

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