Penetration Tester – Permanent – Cape Town – Remote – Up to R1.2mil per annum.

Are you a cybersecurity enthusiast with a passion for uncovering vulnerabilities and securing digital landscapes? We are currently seeking an experienced Penetration Tester to join a leading security company based in Cape Town on a permanent basis. This is a unique opportunity for a talented individual to contribute to the enhancement of our client’s cybersecurity defences.

Our client is a highly reputable and cutting-edge security firm operating in the heart of Cape Town. They are committed to delivering top-notch cybersecurity solutions to a diverse range of clients, safeguarding their digital assets and infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct penetration testing and vulnerability assessments on various systems and applications.
  • Identify and exploit vulnerabilities to assess the security posture of client environments.
  • Provide detailed reports with findings, recommendations, and remediation strategies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement effective security measures.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging threats, and security best practices.


  • Proven experience as a Penetration Tester or in a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, security protocols, and application security.
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard tools for penetration testing.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks and compliance standards.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., OSCP, CEH) will be highly regarded.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and career advancement.
  • Work with a dynamic and collaborative team of cybersecurity experts.
  • Contribute to securing the digital landscape for a diverse range of clients.

Reference Number for this position is DB58215 which is a Permanent position based in Cape Town offering a cost to company salary negotiable between R900k to R1.2mil per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Dewald on  or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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