Job Title & Location:

Associate Security Consultant - London and Manchester, UK

Job Description

Gotham Digital Science is looking for a smart, energetic and motivated individuals to add to its London and Manchester based teams. This will be an office based role in London, or initially a home based role for Manchester when not working on client site. As an Associate Consultant you will be performing the following services:

  • Application penetration testing and application source code review
  • Secure Development Lifecycle consultancy and advisory
  • Vulnerability and penetration assessments on Internet exposed and internal systems
  • Applying and developing appropriate exploits to gain access, and expand access to remote systems
  • Documenting technical issues identified during security assessments

GDS provides a challenging and exciting work environment that offers a healthy combination of autonomy and senior level support. Our team publishes books and security blogs, contributes to open source software projects, and are engaged in a variety of continuous security research projects. If you enjoy performing deep technical work in a fun and casual atmosphere, contact us to find out more about joining our team.


The following qualifications are expected from potential applicants:

  • Application and/or infrastructure penetration testing experience above and beyond running automated tools
  • Development and/or source code review experience in C/C++, C#, VB.NET, ASP, PHP, Python or Java
  • A good understanding of Unix, Windows and network security skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Degree from an accredited University or equivalent

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

  • Previous experience working as a penetration testing professional
  • Currently resident within the United Kingdom, or not requiring work permit sponsorship
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) or CREST Registered Tester (CRT)
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related major
  • Experience working as part of an enterprise development team
  • Experience developing custom scripts or tools used for vulnerability scanning and identification
  • British National able to gain/hold UK government SC clearance
  • Fluency in one or more Western European languages