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Senior Specialist - Cyber Security

  • Sky
  • Milan, Monte Penice
  • 15/03/2024
Full time Finance Information Technology

Job Description

Senior Cyber Security Engineer (Penetration Tester)

The role is part of the Cyber Security function, the candidate will be responsible for measuring the effectiveness of Security strategy against a potential attack by supporting and performing activities such as Red Team Assessments and Penetration Testing.

 Main responsabilities:

  • Personally conduct Penetration Testing for the certification of new architectures and initiatives
  • Manage Red / Purple Teaming activities carried out by external suppliers.
  • Validate the security test reports and deliverables.
  • Create and periodically update guidelines for secure development, infrastructure and application hardening.
  • Define cyber security solutions or tools to support the activities related to security assurance (e.g. software life cycle, security test).
  • Develop metrics and dashboard to measure capabilities and performance of the structure.


  • Master’s degree in computer science or Telecommunication Engineering (or equivalent education)
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in vulnerability assessment and penetration testing
  • Good understanding of the end-to-end Vulnerability Management process and related industry standards, such as CVE, CPE, CVSS
  • Knowledge of the main security / vulnerability scanning systems (e.g. Rapid 7, Qualys) and consolidated skills in the interpretation / analysis of the results of these tools
  • Experience in the use of data analysis tools and statistical skills
  • Knowledge of OWASP and OSSTMM assessment methodologies
  • Experience in carrying out technical assessments and audits of networks, operating systems, databases, and applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of the application development life cycle and secure development methodologies
  • Good understanding of Cloud services and architectures
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language as it will be necessary to collaborate with the other countries in which Sky operates.

Soft skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with other department, supplier and stakeholders constructively and proactively, respecting needs of each role.
  • Flexibility and autonomy in performing assigned tasks.
  • Proactive and with a strong goal orientation

More information:

  • The work location will be Milan and the possibility of smart working will be provided.
  • Business travels are rare and usually not of long duration.