Penetration Tester

Sopra Steria, It Services company European leader in Digital Transformation is recruiting a “Penetration Tester” in order to strengthen its Cyber Security Agency


  • As Penetration tester, you will be integrated in our cyber security team working on different projects within the Public sector (European Commission, NATO, Ministries, European Council, …).
  • You will be in charge of the Vulnerability scanning, the penetration testing, including web application penetration testing.
  • Ethical Hacking (An ethical hacker should use constructive methods as opposed to the destructive methods adopted by the malicious hacker. The intent behind an ethical hacker's actions is to protect and rectify systems of their vulnerabilities. An ethical hacker is convinced that he can change something by means of constructively using his skills. He is reliable and trustworthy since he might discover information about the organization that should remain confidential)
  • As well as a sound knowledge of Information Security and a good understanding of present technical threats, you will also be able to demonstrate real insight into current mainstream software platforms and an ability to identify weaknesses and countermeasures
  • You will participate to presales activities
  • You will have to identify and manage legal liabilities relating to security
  • You will create and deliver reports with findings and recommended mitigations


  • You have a Computer Science diploma or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of databases, applications, and web server design and implementation
  • You demonstrate a thorough understanding of 'Ethical Hacking' characteristics and expertise from a 'white hat' perspective
  • Network protocols and network hardware, e.g. routers, switches,  firewalls, proxies, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Honeypot and other security products
  • Vulnerability Scanners, e.g. Nessus, nmap, Retina, Appscan, GFI, etc.
  • Penetration testing skills including the use of relevant tools and technologies
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH):
  • Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT):
  • GIAC Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN):
  • GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT):


    Your knowledge/experience

  • Hands on experience and skill sets associated with heterogeneous infrastructures, operating systems, wireless technologies, advanced networking and secure topology design, vulnerability scanning and management etc.
  • Experienced Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems and security
  • Programming language experience in one or all of the following: Java, Visual Basic, C/C++, PHP, Perl., etc
  • You have a team spirit and good communication skills
  • You are open-minded and polyvalent
  • You speak French and English is an asset.


We offer the opportunity to work in a fast growing and dynamic team on challenging national and international projects in different industries. We also offer the opportunity to deepen continuously your knowledge and to develop further your personal competencies.


If you want to boost your career and join a growing European leading IT services company, do not hesitate to check this opportunity and send your resume to

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