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Penetration Tester

Do you want to give a boost to your career by joining one the fastest growing players in the cyber-security eco-system?  Do you want to strengthen your experience by performing stimulating consulting missions and highly-secure development projects?  We are always hiring new colleagues and in 2019 we have grown by opening up a new office in Antwerp.  You could become one of them!  Interested? Please send your CV and motivation to .

Your Role

In the context of our fast-growing company, we are looking for a Penetration Tester to integrate our Cyber‑Security practice. You will take part in stimulating consulting assignments which will include technical security assessments for application and infrastructure and risk assessments.

You will be in charge of:

  • Application and infrastructure penetration tests
  • Security reviews of information security solutions, application designs of all sorts (web application, web services, mobile applications, thick client applications, SaaS)
  • Suggesting improvements and assuring the continuous improvement of the current situation

Your Responsibilities

Your role will consist of several activities, among which:

  • Develop your competencies and level of expertise by a continuous and ongoing progression and active participation in training sessions
  • Acquire the fundamentals of the consulting role in regard to analytical capacity, ability to see the overall picture, both written and oral expression.
  • You are recognised by the client as being professional in your own area of expertise.
  • Demonstrate your capability to work in a team and portray a positive attitude.
  • Respect the confidentiality of both client and company information.
  • You are recognised as being trustworthy by your project leader or client: precision of information, respect of the commitments, quality of the work, respect the deadlines, adequate reporting, ...
  • Capitalise on the experience acquired within the Practice.
  • Utilise or learn the tools or methodologies of the Practice and actively contribute to the development of these tools and methodologies.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent by experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in IT security and preferably experience with application security testing
  • Good understanding of network concepts and architecture
  • Experience with security principles and intrusion tools
  • Information security certifications such as: CEH, CISSP, OSCP are considered a plus
  • Experience in web development is considered a plus
  • Deep analytical skills and structured thinking
  • Good working knowledge of both written and spoken English and French or Dutch


  • Organized and self‑driven
  • Strong listening skills
  • Fully autonomous: able to prioritize activities, plan and execute
  • Pro‑active / curious
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Uncompromising integrity

Our Offer

To well‑qualified and motivated candidates, we offer:

  • An opportunity to develop functional and technical skills and expertise in an area of specialization such as secure development, software security, etc.
  • A unique chance to be a real active part in the development of a successful company (entrepreneurial mind‑set)
  • A positive challenge in a professional but still human and dynamic business environment
  • An attractive and performance‑rewarding compensation package, including maximum benefit possibilities
  • The advantages of a relatively small structure in terms of direct communication, flexibility, dynamism and fast decision‑making, combined with the financial strength and stability of larger structures, active worldwide, thanks to our solid shareholders' base
  • Our headquarters is located in a traffic jam free zone: AXIS PARC next to Louvain‑la‑Neuve, in an innovative and green Business Centre with all facilities: restaurants, fitness, nursery, etc.
  • Our office in Antwerp is located in the city centre, next to the Museum aan de stroom, with a fine view over the River Scheldt.

Our people & practices

Our team is composed of 60+ certified professionals. We continuously invest in our talents and develop the skills of our people. Our people use the best technologies to be even more effective.

At Approach, we organize and share our expertise and knowledge per communities. Depending on your profile, you will contribute to one or several “Practices”: Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Cyber‑Security and Secure Delivery.

Learn more about our expertise and people 

Our approach to cyber-security

Our customers benefit from the expertise and talent of our people, combined with pragmatic and proven methods and the efficiency brought by our assets:


Expertise and talent

Since 2001 we have applied our experience in cyber-security gained in various industries, from small to large businesses. Our people are seasoned, certified professionals who continuously improve and extend their knowledge.


Pragmatic and proven methods

We rely on most recognised, easily auditable and adopted standards and good practices and apply them pragmatically. We always tailor our approach to your particular context, needs and organisation culture.


Asset-based approach

We make use of the most advanced and reliable tools and solutions to support our services. This enables us to be more efficient during delivery, enforce the use of standard auditable methods and provide transparency about our achievements and your results.

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