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Senior Pentester (h/f)

Airbus CyberSecurity is one of the most advanced sovereign cyber security players in Europe. Created in 2012, we are a fully owned subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space and our ambition is to become a European and worldwide leader in Cyber Security.


Our mission? We protect governments, military organisations and critical national infrastructure from cyber threats. We provide a global cyber defence approach based on state-of-the-art trusted technologies that dynamically protects, detects and responds to cyber threats with a portfolio that includes managed security services, design and integration solutions, industrial control system offerings, encryption, key management and consultancy services.


We are over 900 cyber professionals based across France, Germany, the UK and Spain, each with a Security Operations Centre (SOC). We also operate in the Middle East and the United States.


To support our growth, we are currently looking for a Senior Pentester (m/f) based in Elancourt (78) or Issy-les-Moulineaux (92), France. You will join our CSIRT team in charge of supporting our clients during incident response investigation and driving their remediation plan. It covers also activities upstream the incident in order to strengthen your infrastructure by performing Pentesting and RED team exercice.

The CSIRT portfolio covers the following main areas:

  • Technical security audits and assessments (Configuration, code analysis), according with PASSI and main Best practices
  • Pentesting and RED team activities
  • Incident Response investigations

What you will do with us:

As a Senior Pentester (m/f), your main tasks and responsibilities will be the following:

1/ Leading delivery activities such as:

  • IT Pentesting (On premises / Cloud infrastructure)
  • Application Pentesting (Thick/Thin client)
  • Network Pentesting (Wireless / VoIP)
  • Mobile environment Pentest (Android / IOS)
  • OT Pentesting (On-boarded system, physical access, IoT and ICS systems)
  • RED team exercise (from OSINT initial step to CTF without being detected)
  • Write the report of found vulnerabilities and recommendations in a non-technical format to our customers / sponsors (when possible)

2/Developing the different CSIRT capacities

  • R&D orientations
  • Hacking tool development
  • Proof of Concept research
  • Supporting our BID activities
  • Act as a SME on Pentesting activities. You will lead the delivery on Paris Area and will coordinate junior colleagues during your mission.
  • You will be a key actor from proposal to delivery on major security projects by collaborating closely with sales, presales and internal stakeholders (Consulting / engineering /expert / CTI). Moreover, as a practice pentester leader, you will be expected to participate & develop the CSIRT portfolio.

This position requires a French security clearance. This role will involve some travel for business regularly in France and Europe and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

The skills we are looking for:

We are looking for an innovative and motivated Senior Pentester (m/f) with a high level of autonomy, strong technical curiosity, extensive knowledge and skills gained through previous experiences in order to increase security posture of our customers. You have the following skills and qualities:

  • Master’s degree in the field of Computer Science, IT, Engineering, or equivalent work experience in IT with certifications related with Pentesting activities (e.g. GPEN, GXPN, OSCP, OSCE, or LPT EC-Council master)
  • 10+ years of professional experience including a minimum of 5 years of experience in a security expert role (Pentesting, Code Analysis, Vulnerability exploits) in multiple domains (Web, Databases, communication protocol,..)
  • Understanding of compliance requirements (GDPR / NIS / LPM…)
  • Previous PASSI accreditation (expert on Audit methodologies ISO 19011, …)
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders including senior management
  • Ability to be multi-skilled and willing to address new technologies
  • Ability to coach junior profiles, and develop their technical and interpersonal skills
  • Full professional proficiency in French and English

Why join us?

1/ Work for a European specialist in cyber security, within a team of experts providing resilient, agile and cutting edge cyber security products & services for high profile customers in key markets.

2/ Get the opportunity to grow your skills and capabilities thanks to our Airbus learning offer: digital solutions, classroom sessions, certified training…. Being part of the Airbus team, you will have access to an evolving career plan adapted to your profile.

3/ Work in a balanced environment: Beyond the many benefits offered to its employees, joining Airbus is also the guarantee of a respectable work-life balance.

Looking for a new challenge or a new career opportunity in a rapidly growing company? Join Airbus CyberSecurity! 


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