Cyber Security Red Team - E-Merge IT Recruitment, Sandton

  • Sandton
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT
  • Posted by E-Merge IT Recruitment on Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Reference: DZ44640
  • Apply before Monday, November 11, 2019 - 54 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: E-Merge IT Recruitment

A Sandton based Financial Institution that leverage technology to ensure they remain ahead of the competitions requires a Cyber Security Penetration Tester. 

You will be required to simulate cyber-attacks against the groups’ computer system to check for exploitable vulnerabilities. Attempt to breach a number of application systems, (e.g., application protocol interfaces (APIs), frontend/backend servers) to uncover vulnerabilities, such as unsanitized inputs that are susceptible to code injection attacks.


  • 3+ years of Ethical Hacking experience
  • Relevant certification (OSCP, CASS, CEPT, CPT, CCTHP, CRTOP, CISSP, CEH, GPEN, OSCE)
  • Strong technical background and knowledge
  • Exposure to red team testing
  • Exposure to threat hunting
  • Exposure to identifying and exploiting attack paths to critical assets
  • Exposure to cyber attack frameworks (MITRE, Cyber Kill Chain)

Technologies Required:

  • Knowledge of C++, C, C#, Python, Scripting
  • Good coding ability
  • Technical Cyber-attack frameworks

Nice to haves:

  • Knowledge of CBEST, CREST and TIBER
  • Banking experience 
  • Technical IT qualification at Bachelors/Masters Level
  • Hobbies hacking things 


  • Reverse engineering, coding, finding bugs in software/hardware
  • Help establish a red team in the bank
  • Ethical person
  • Have theoretical knowledge of hacking
  • Have practical experience in hacking
  • Deep technical understanding in Linux and Windows operating systems

Reference Number for this position is DZ44640 which is a permanent position based in Sandton offering a cost to company salary negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Dudley on or call him on XXX-XXXX to discuss this and other opportunities.

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e-Merge is a dynamic, service orientated, boutique agency working in specific technology verticals. We only recruit within our specialised fields, assuring both client and candidate of expert attention, knowledge and advice within niche areas.

We continuously research and adopt technologies to streamline our internal workflow process ensuring a seamless experience for both clients and candidates.  The e-Merge management team has a pro-active approach, encouraging innovative ideas and customer focused behaviours from our consultants.

e-Merge believes in quality over quantity.  We match skills and culture accurately, selecting only the very best candidates available to present to you, thereby simplyfying your process of selection, and assuring you of a thorough and professional shortlist from which to choose.