Job Title & Location:

Security Consultant - London and Manchester, UK

Job Description

Gotham Digital Science is looking for 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 a 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, 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
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in the above
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) or CREST Registered Tester (CRT)
  • Degree from an accredited University or equivalent

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

  • Currently resident within the United Kingdom, or not requiring work permit sponsorship
  • CREST Certified Tester (CCT)
  • 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