Job Title & Location:

Manager/Principal Consultant - Zurich, Switzerland

Job Description

Gotham Digital Science is looking for a smart, energetic and motivated individual with natural leadership abilities to provide guidance to its elite team of ethical hackers and consultants. This will be an office based role in Zurich, Switzerland. In general, a Manager and Principal Consultant are Manager grade levels at GDS, with responsibilities including leading and delivering engagements, developing client relationships, acquiring new clients and mentoring team members. The only difference between the roles is that Principal Consultants are focused more on delivery, whereas Managers are more focused on managing projects and clients. As a Manager or Principal Consultant on our team, you will:

  • Manage and develop existing GDS client relationships
  • Deliver and/or oversee the delivery of technical security testing projects
  • Engage in new business development activities, such as scoping work and writing Statements of Work (SOWs)
  • Perform project management of penetration testing, security code review, and security design and architecture engagements
  • Provide quality assurance and technical review of client deliverables and internal documentation
  • Mentor GDS team members
  • Assist with internal business operations such as recruiting, service line development and process improvement
  • Currently resident within Switzerland, or not requiring work permit sponsorship


The following qualifications are expected from potential applicants:

  • CREST Certified Tester (CCT) or equivalent certification, or equivalent demonstrable technical security pentesting experience
  • Experience with scoping, writing SOWs, and client/project management
  • Proven track record of performing and managing application and network vulnerability assessments
  • Capable of delivering as a technical lead on application and network security assessments
  • Excellent teaming and communication skills (both written and verbal)

The following skills are not required from applicants but would be considered a differentiator:

  • University degree from accredited college or university
  • Industry thought leadership activities, such as delivered conference talks and published research on security blogs
  • Experience leading a team focused on software development, network administration or security assessments
  • Experience developing custom scripts or tools used for vulnerability scanning and identification
  • Development and/or source code review experience in Java, C#, VB.NET, C/C++, ASP, PHP, or Objective C