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Security Test Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 07/08/2018
  • Job reference: J391415A

Security Test Lead
Based in Crewe
£500-£600 Per Day

Reports To
QA Lead

Job Overview
The Security Test Lead will design and oversee the technical implementation of Security based testing into multiple projects. This is a hands-on role and will require good knowledge of Owasp Zap, Kali Linux, Pen Test Tools and other automated testing tools. The individual should be capable of creating frameworks, assessing frameworks that are already in place and optimizing these frameworks. The individual in question must also be capable of assessing test coverage and structure ensuring assurance is suitable for each of the applications being created.

Responsibilities and Duties
* Define and Implement Security Based Automation Testing approaches ensuring framework quality, speed of execution and coverage in generality.
* Liaise with project team personnel to create and implement a cohesive security based testing approach and specify these within an automated pipeline construct.
* Create unified security test and status reports across multiple projects to provide assurance and evidence of activities in a measurable format.
Previous Experience
* Experience: Worked within security testing and associated testing arena for a minimum of 5 years with demonstrable experience of implementing security testing frameworks within automated constructs.
* Specific skills: Owasp Zap, Kali Linux, Pen Test Tools
* Personal characteristics: Consultative and able to establish credibility with test teams. The security test lead will be responsible for working with multiple suppliers and must be capable of establishing good working relationships with the teams.

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