Penetration Tester Manager

The Penetration Tester Manager is responsible for leading and managing a team of penetration testers to conduct security assessments and identify vulnerabilities in the organization’s IT infrastructure. This role involves planning, coordinating, and executing penetration testing activities, ensuring the security of critical systems and data.

Who are we?

It all starts with the mission: NVISO is here to protect European society from potentially devastating cyber attacks! This means we offer cyber security services to private and governmental organizations to help them better prepare for, prevent, detect and respond to cyber security incidents.

All of this is built on four fundamental values that define who we are: We are Proud, We Break Barriers, We Care and No BS! 

What will you do?

As a Penetration Tester Manager, you are responsible for:

  1. Team Leadership:
  • Lead and mentor a team of penetration testers, providing guidance and support in their professional development.
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team culture focused on continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the team you’re responsible for is meeting business targets

 2. Penetration Testing:

  • Plan and execute penetration tests on various IT assets, including networks, applications, and systems.
  • Stay current with emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices.

 3. Project Management:

  • Coordinate and prioritize penetration testing projects based on risk and business impact.
  • Develop project plans, set timelines, and allocate resources effectively.

 4. Client Interaction:

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external clients to understand their security requirements.
  • Present findings and recommendations in a clear and understandable manner to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Create and present proposals to clients based on the needs of the clients

 5. Tool and Methodology Development:

  • Challenge the status quo on how we perform penetration testing and actively lead changes within the organization to strategically implement changes
  • Evaluate and implement new penetration testing tools and methodologies to enhance the effectiveness of the team.
  • Contribute to the development of standardized testing procedures.

 6. Documentation:

  • Create comprehensive and clear reports detailing vulnerabilities, risks, and recommended remediation strategies.
  • Maintain accurate records of testing activities, methodologies, and results..


  • Technical proficiency in penetration testing tools and methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance standards.
  • Are you eligible for NATO CLEARANCE (see HERE for more information)

What do we offer

At NVISO, we care. We are committed to offering you a highly competitive remuneration package including financial and non-financial components:

  • A training budget of 10.000€ and 10 days every 2 years
  • Company car and Belgian fuel card
  • Working and learning from the best people in the European cyber security industry. We have multiple SANS Instructors working at NVISO, our staff has presented at popular hacking conferences (BlackHat, BruCON, OWASP, etc) and all of our technical staff can acquire deep technical security certifications (GSE, GXPN, GREM, GCFA, OSCP, etc)
  • An entrepreneurial and agile working environment, where you will be challenged, stimulated and supported in driving new initiatives (either through internal innovation or by improving our service offering), without losing sight of having fun!
  • Regular team-building and fun events with legendary off-site events once a year. The location of the next team building is one of the most closely guarded secrets at NVISO… We can however disclose that we’ve visited Lisbon, Dubai, Malta and Lapland over the past few years;
  • Our commitment to coach and counsel you and help you grow; each employee receives a personal coach within the team, whose role is to ensure your well-being and helps you grow in your career!
  • Flexible working hours, working from home and even the possibility to work from abroad;
  • Flex Income Plan
  • 32 paid leave days



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