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Certification Exam Proctor

2 to 4 Years
Open to Work From Home
With Business Certificates
Established in 2006
51-200 Employees
Avenir Bldg., Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu
Total vacancies for this job title: 3
Posted On: January 21, 2022
Job ID: 392144


Certification Exam Proctor


Reports To: Team Lead/Proctoring Supervisor


Offensive Security (OffSec) is the world’s most trusted provider of cyber security training and certification. Our rigorous training programs are industry-standard and our certified alumni highly sought-after. We help businesses, government, and educational institutions become more secure. We help individuals enter or advance their careers in cyber security.


Built upon the belief that the only way to achieve sound defensive security is to take an offensive approach, we help people develop the Try Harder mindset with hands-on, real-world like labs, and equip them with the skills to succeed in tackling the challenges of cyber security in everyday life and work. Our mission is to empower the world to fight cyber threats by inspiring the Try Harder mindset.


Job purpose

Exam Proctor is responsible for overseeing students attempting their certification exams. Proactive monitoring is conducted by observing students’ screens and web camera (averaging of 6 students), and actively reporting any violation of Offensive Security Academic Policy. Proctor directly communicates with students, for any inquiries regarding the proctored exam, through live chat.


This job involves quiet but vigorous monitoring of exams 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Proctors will work five days per week, with a scheduled eight-hour shift and a 30-minute paid lunch break.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Facilitate start of exams by following established procedures and protocols, handling an average of six (6) exams/students per hour.

  • Conduct identity verification of students taking proctored exams.

  • Conduct security checks by scanning the room, table, and other areas near the student’s exam workstation at the start of the exam and each time a suspicious activity is noted, which is not visible to the camera.  

  • Log exception events during the student exam process including breaks, departures from the room, naps, etc.

  • Report any and all abnormalities/suspicious student activities noticed during the exam following established procedures, to uphold the integrity of all Offensive Security certifications.

  • Follow established guidelines for system updates when a student fails to show up for an exam.

  • Escalates any system or connectivity issues during the exam to the Student Administrator/Student Success Technical Support teams.

  • Maintain a high attention to detail, with the patience and ability to watch students taking a multi hour exam, even at times where student activities may appear to be minimal.

  • Contributes to overall project success and supports other assigned tasks as necessary.


  • Strong written English language skills and the ability to communicate through live chat and document required reports in English.

  • Preferably college graduate of any course ideally with IT discipline

  • Previous experience in IT administration is a plus

  • Excellent typing skills

  • Needs to be very flexible in terms of schedule

  • Ability to navigate and troubleshoot web-based programs, webcam, and microphone

  • Ability to multi-task and communicate effectively

  • A positive attitude and a sharp eye for detail

  • Comfortable working in a repetitive task job

  • Highly ethical with a sense of doing the right thing and recognizes the importance of a professional certification and what is at stake for the students.


  • Strong Internet connection (having a backup is a plus) – 20 mbps and up

  • Living in a very secure place; having own personal space/room is a plus

  • Permanent resident of Cebu  

Working conditions

  • This role is a full time salaried position.

  • Proctors will work one of three shift schedules below five days per week on a consistent basis:

    • 6am- 2pm

    • 2pm- 10pm

    • 10pm- 6am

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