A current penetration testing qualification like CRT PEN or QSTM.
Demonstrable experience in penetration testing in a professional sense.
Proficient in at least one scripting language like Bash, PowerShell, VB or Python.
Experience with a variety of tools such as Nessus, Nmap, Metaspolit and BurpSuite.
Good understanding of TCP/IP and the OSI Model.
CHECK Team Member status is highly beneficial but not necessary.
Be able to adapt to a changing environment and exploit to your advantage when necessary.