Job Title & Location:

Senior Security Consultant - Zurich, Switzerland

Job Description

Gotham Digital Science is looking for smart, energetic and motivated individuals to add to its Zurich based team. As a Senior Consultant you will be leading a GDS team in delivering the following services:

  • Application penetration testing and application source code review
  • Secure Development Lifecycle consultancy and advisory
  • Vulnerability and penetration assessments on Internet exposed 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, or Java
  • Familiarity with threat modelling and security design review methodologies
  • A good understanding of Unix, Windows and network security skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English
  • Ability to work both independently and perform as a leader in a team environment
  • CREST Certified Tester (CCT) or equivalent certification, or equivalent demonstrable technical security pentesting experience
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in the above disciplines
  • Degree from an accredited University or equivalent
  • Currently resident within Switzerland, or not requiring work permit sponsorship

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

  • 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