Penetration Tester - Hardware - Source Technology

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    Remote - United States

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    USD120000.00 - USD175000.00 per annum + Benefits

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    Cyber Security Jobs

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    Pen Testing Developer Jobs

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John Hickles

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Staff Penetration Tester – Hardware & Network Hacking

A global Information Security Consultancy is currently looking for a Lead Penetration Tester with hardware, embedded device, Network, IoT penetration testing experience to join their growing team.

This position is focused on hardware, embedded device and network penetration testing and job duties will include:

  • Performing Network & Embedded Device Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing and delivering results to clients.
  • Performing Manual security assessments on network and embedded devices.
  • Solving Network and Hardware Security problems.
  • Ensure highest quality of delivery recommendations.
  • Assist with the developing automated tools.

Responsibilities of the role

You will spend most of your day thinking about security systems and how you can break them. This is a very creative job that gives individuals a lot of freedom to be clever while learning new technologies at a very fast pace. Typical engagements will pair you with another experienced security consultant, and you will learn from each other along the way.

During your normal customer work, you will be exposed to a wide variety of products and technology stacks. You will have enormous impact in making the software people use safer.


  • Experience performing manual penetration testing.
  • Must be able to perform thorough assessments
  • Possess in-depth understanding of network protocols and protection mechanisms.
  • Should have hands on experience with using hardware hacking tools such as Jtagulator, facedancer, hackRF etc.
  • Knowledge of programming and the ability to automate tasks in at least one language, including but not limited to Ruby, Python, Powershell, or BASH
  • Familiar with Metasploit, Burp Suite, Nmap, and security assessment focused Linux distributions, such as Kali.
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, GPEN, OSCP is preferred.

Customer engagements are a mix of large software, hardware, and hosted application providers, start-ups, financial services companies, and more.

As a consultant, you will go to clients’ sites when necessary. Although travel is limited. That being said, the business is always working with clients to deliver remote work whenever possible. By and large, this is a team run by security consultants and passionate Penetration Testers, so the work and engagements are varied and cutting edge rather than your standard pentesting.

Location: Remote

Salary: Dependent on experience.

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