EY Penetration Tester – (Banking / Insurance) in All, Belgium

Title: Penetration Tester – (Banking / Insurance)

Location: BE-All-Brussels

Job Number: BRU000PM

The opportunity

In a time of new business channels highly sophisticated (and ever increasing) cyber-attacks create business disruptions and bring about business failure: cyber security has become a vital part of the financial services business. A strong cyber security approach builds trust and ensures that both the financial services companies’, as well as their clients’ information, are properly protected.

In order to respond to the specific needs of the financial services sector, we are growing our team, and we have opportunities for cyber security consultants who:

  • have a few years of relevant experience as a pentester

  • are eager to work on very diverse projects in banking, insurance or asset management companies.

As a consultant pentester at EY Financial Services, you will:

  • Be involved in secure source code review, security architecture configuration review, threat intelligence, red team exercises, social engineering & phishing

  • Perform vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and review technical security compliance

  • Perform penetration tests and write reports including recommendations for improvements

  • Monitor managed components and incidents and problem management

  • Design, develop, install, configure, test, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot cyber security infrastructure

  • Support various technical and non-technical stakeholders to specify and negotiate security requirements

  • Be in charge (depending on your seniority) of stakeholder management and lead small (2-3) project teams


As our new colleague you should have:

  • A solid professional experience in the security area, ideally with solid exposure to consulting

  • A Master degree in IT or information management is a plus but we are open to diverse backgrounds

  • Knowledge of and experience with relevant industry security standards and frameworks/methodologies, such as OWASP and CVSS

  • Knowledge of network security solutions/technologies (firewalls, DNS, switches/routers,…) and different operating systems

  • Knowledge of web application development technologies, languages and frameworks such as .Net, PHP, AngularJS, NodeJS,

  • Knowledge of development and scripting languages: Python, C/C , Java/JavaScript,

  • Excellent reporting and presentation skills

  • An excellent knowledge of business English and good comprehension of French and/or Dutch

  • Good communication and analytical skills

As a member of the EY family, you will:

  • Join a dynamic team genuinely passionate about their work

  • Be part of a leading global professional services firm

  • Participate to extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management

  • Learn on the job from more experienced professionals

  • Enhance your technical knowledge and your soft skills, and get familiar with the EY way of working

  • Interact with your (international) colleagues and participate in a range of attractive learning programs and technical trainings.

  • Get individual coaching and mentoring, to support your growth as a professional and as a person.

About EY Financial Services

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (the Financial Services Organization, FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 11000 professionals are working across borders for our clients in the financial sector (Banking, Insurance and Asset Management). EY is present in all service lines being: Advisory, Tax, Transactions and Assurance.

Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the top employer by 2020 a reality.

Our commitment to our clients and employees

We offer flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service. Our client-facing profession requires working at client sites and may include travel; however, we are committed to help you achieve a personal balance and fit with your life style.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

At EY we are passionate about diversity and inclusion, and we support individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.

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