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We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Penetration Tester to join us at our successful and rapidly growing specialist cyber security organisation.

At phew we offer penetration testing, security assurance and related cyber security services to a range of NZ and international clients, from innovative SaaS start-ups to publicly listed and critical infrastructure providers. Due to a high level of demand for our services we are expanding our quality-focused and talented team.

What can we offer you at phew?

  • Real growth opportunities, with potential for equity in the business for superstars
  • A tight-knit team with a focus on collaborative working and knowledge sharing
  • Hands-on exposure to diverse targets and projects, with plenty of autonomy, and a real impact on the business and the quality of the solutions we deliver to our clients
  • Structured security research time that grows with seniority and experience
  • Strong focus on upskilling and certification, with support through study leave and course costs
  • Modern work culture, with flexibility for WFH plus face to face time with the team at our smart, well located, central Auckland offices

Typical responsibilities of the role include:

  • Website, web and native application, and API penetration testing across a broad range of targets and clients
  • Testing public and private, wired and wireless, network and networked services
  • Assisting with cyber security consultancy and research projects, as well as managed cyber security services
  • Contributing to security assurance strategies, tools and practices to maintain efficient and effective outcomes for clients
  • Integration of security assurance activities within various projects

What we’re looking for:

  • Smart candidates who can demonstrate both a strong desire and a strong capability to forge a successful career in offensive and cyber security
  • A recent graduate or junior cyber security specialist, ideally with some penetration testing, development, and networking experience
  • Self-motivation, self-management and the ability to take responsibility for all aspects of your work, with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong and clear communication skills – and the ability to communicate security and vulnerability concepts and findings with clarity to both internal and customer stakeholders
  • Knowledge of emerging security tactics, techniques and practices
  • Some knowledge and experience with penetration testing frameworks, tools and methodologies, including OWASP and NIST
  • Certifications in specialist cyber security qualifications will be viewed favourably

If you are a junior or aspiring penetration tester or security analyst who wants to work with a passionate team, in an exciting and innovative Kiwi cyber security organisation, then please get in touch now for a confidential conversation.

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