Are you ready to take the next step in your career? We're seeking an experienced security tester!

Written by: Gillian Colan-O'Leary on Oct 04, 2021

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We're looking for a high calibre candidate to join our successful, friendly, busy and motivated Security and Penetration Testing team to work on a variety of interesting projects,

We are looking for an individual with a proven background in web application security testing. The successful candidate will demonstrate a keen interest in information security and satisfy our technical team that they have the right areas of expertise/interest.

The primary purpose of the vacancy is to be part of the Security and Penetration Testing Team providing delivery to our customers across the UK, Ireland and the US. This will require conducting web and mobile penetration security testing, and creating, reviewing and correcting testing scopes and reports.

Vertical Structure is committed to delivering a human-based approach to penetration testing. While automated tools are used to guide compromises, the focus is on leveraging the deep experience of our security and penetration testers to highlight areas for improvement. All reports are written by humans for humans, rather than a dump of exported data. The goal is ensuring that employees at all levels of the company can understand the requirements and make cyber security part of their day-to-day role.

Why this role is "class"!

  • This role can be fully remote, hybrid or based in our Belfast office
  • We value flexible working, all of our lives have changed and we want to make sure that whoever chooses this role has the ability to have the work-life balance they need.

If you’d like to know more about how we work please call us at the office (+ 4428 9099 5777) or contact any of us on LinkedIn and we’ll gladly chat through it.


  • c£50k-60 per annum depending on experience


  • Demonstrable experience of delivering Web Application Security Testing (3 years experience in a similar role)
  • Ideally with experience in web app development
  • Familiarity with UK Pen Testing industry schemes and bodies
  • Excellent technical, communication and people skills
  • An understanding of client satisfaction and successful relationships
  • Self directed, innovative, proactive, pragmatic and highly motivated
  • Is able to gain Security Clearance (UK resident for last 5 years).


  • Core working hours with flexible working
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Monthly research days
  • Mentorship, training and development - we are committed to helping you enjoy the role and develop your skills and career
    • Certifications
    • Courses
    • Online lessons
    • Closing skill gaps

Working from home / remote

  • Mix of working from the Belfast office and remote working
  • Or fully remote
  • On occasion, client site visits may be required.

To apply, please send your cv (in confidence) to [email protected]

Or if you’d like a quick chat to find out more about the role please get in touch!

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