CHECK Team Leader (App)


Independently perform internal and external vulnerability assessments, and web application penetration testing
Reporting to:
Director of Cyber
Department / Division:
Cyber Solutions

Main Job Summary

  • Independently perform internal and external vulnerability assessments, and web application penetration testing
  • Undertake security assessments of network devices, firewalls, Windows, Linux servers and miscellaneous appliances
  • Work effectively as part of a team and alone to deliver an excellent standard of consultancy services to CCL clients’
  • Effectively communicate risk both technically and to a C level executive
  • Produce reports to excellent technical and literate standards
  • Deliver work under the CHECK scheme or to CHECK standards
Main Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
  • To carry out a variety of Penetration Testing projects for our wide range of clients.
  • To scope projects and prepare proposals using company branded templates.
  • To manage larger projects from a technical perspective.
  • To work closely with the Director of Cyber & have input on growing existing service lines and developing new.
Required Skill Set & Experience:
  • CHECK Team Leader (Application)
  • Can hold (or already have) UK Government Clearance to SC level.
  • Experience of scoping projects and writing proposals.
  • Ability to Support Technical Directors and Director of Cyber with mentoring of less experienced members of the team.
  • Ability to manage larger projects and oversee from a technical perspective. 
  • Flexibility and willingness to work additional hours / out of  hours as may sometimes be required.
Core Role Competencies:

Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage your own time and responsibilities

  • Team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Conscientious and reliable
  • Solution-focused
  • Excellent social skills


  • Degree level qualification (2:2 or above) BSc in an IT related field; Computer science or
  • Cyber Security related degrees are desirable


  • 3 years' experience in Cyber Security
Other Role Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years UK residency
  • Full driving license
  • Satisfactorily pass pre-hire and annual security clearance procedures in accordance with the ACPO (Association of Chief Police Officers) National Vetting Scheme.

CCL is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

If you would like to apply for this role please send us your current cv and a covering email.
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