Senior Cyber Security Specialist & Lead Penetration Tester
Planit
Auckland
2d ago

About the Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic, driven and experienced Senior Cyber Security Consultant to join our Wellington based New Zealand Team.

The ideal candidate will have outstanding security design analytical skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

As a Senior Cyber Security Consultant, you will be an active part of the management team supporting and developing team members as well as developing and driving out best practice.

We are looking for an exceptionally creative, motivated and talented Senior Cyber Security Consultant. You will be given the tools you need to advance your skills and experience, while developing a rewarding career and adding true value to your senior career and clients.

What you'll be doing :

  • Provide confidence to Planit's top tier client base that their applications and platforms are secure
  • Assist in the growth and development of our security practice across New Zealand
  • Work within the global security practice to develop new security service offerings and products
  • Deliver a range of security services across the entire Secure SDLC
  • Develop and enhance your skills whilst keeping up to date with the latest security news and techniques
  • Research new technologies and approaches to deliver a better experience for our customers
  • Be passionate about security and all things cyber
  • Share this enthusiasm, mentor and coach team members within our Security Practice
  • Deliver information to project stakeholders & technical teams in a format they can understand
  • Adhere to Planit's high standard of delivery even in tight deadlines
  • Ability to travel nationally, as required, from time to time.
  • Key Skills :

  • You are passionate about all things security, with in-depth experience in application and infrastructure penetration testing / cyber-security
  • You have experience in secure packaging concepts and Security Testing / Evaluation Tools
  • You have experience with Formal Methods or Common Criteria within Cyber-Security / Penetration Testing
  • You have experience with DevSecOps and working within Agile and DevOps frameworks
  • You have significant penetration testing experience and offensive capabilities in numerous core competency areas primarily in applications, but also networks, infrastructure (cloud and on-prem)
  • You have significant consultative and pre-sales experience
  • You have an attacker mindset with the ability to think creatively
  • You have a strong understanding of vulnerabilities, common attack vectors and how to resolve them
  • You excel at presenting and communicating complex information concisely and coherently
  • You have experience with industry standard tooling
  • You are comfortable developing new tooling to solve difficult problems
  • You don't do things the wrong way just because that's how it's always been done
  • You can work independently but enjoy being part of a vibrant team
  • You don't need a template to write a fantastic document
  • You are proud of the work you deliver
  • Desired Experience

  • Strong understanding of security methodologies and challenges
  • Experience with Formal Methods, PSR, NZISM, or Common Criteria within Cyber Security
  • OSCP + CISSP certifications preferred, SSCP, CISA, CISM or other relevant certifications
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