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Penetration Tester
Brasov, Iasi, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Timișoara

Date posted: 16.12.2022

Job type: Full time

Brasov, Iasi, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Timișoara

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Big travel project; Latest technologies and tools

About the project

How we hire: 
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world. 


Our client, a top website, where people who enjoy going around the world post their reviews, is looking for a new member to add to their cybersecurity attack team.

If you’re passionate about breaking into web applications and networks in order to expose vulnerabilities and help fix them, then the Penetration Tester role might be a perfect fit.  As you will join this project dedicated to the largest travel-based platform in the world, you will take on the task of evaluating the security posture of our client’s applications and network assets.

The duties and responsibilities listed below represent the major responsibilities of the position; others may be assigned, as required.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical field i.e. Information Systems or Computer Science;
  • Ethical Hacker Certification or similar skills;
  • At least 4 years of demonstrated manual security testing;
  • Experience implementing and operating security technologies and processes in a hybrid cloud environment, such as AWS or Azure and customer premise;
  • Scripting language experience - JavaScript, Ruby, Python, Go, Java, Node or equivalent;
  • Experience with security vulnerability and penetration tools such as Nessus, Burp Suite, Qualys, Tenable, PowerShell, Electra, Cydia Impactor, Wireshark, ADB, and Drozer;
  • Strong understanding of IT operations and service support processes;
  • Strong IaaS security skills, with a focus on cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, GCP;
  • Hands-on experience in security aspects of compliance standards (ISO 27001, SSAE 16, COBIT, PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, etc.);
  • Deep knowledge of working with OWASP concepts for various solutions;
  • Experience and desire to work in a professional team;
  • Great level of English.


For this role, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing and/ or coordinating manual Attack and Penetration (A&P) testing, utilizing and leveraging the latest technologies in this role,
  • Performing red team assessments,
  • Researching new security threats, vulnerabilities and exploit techniques,
  • Responding to new security threats and helping implement new requirements as needed,
  • Completing work accurately and within the deadlines required,
  •  Providing technical guidance and oversight for technical resources,
  • Working in a team environment while maintaining confidentiality of investigation information.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.

Extra skills

  • ITILv3 certification preferred;
  • Security certifications are desired but not required (CISSP, GIAC, CEH, MSCE, CSSLP).


  • English and French language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Private Health Insurance and meal tickets;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Poland, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico and USA, we employ over 1,600 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans