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Security Consultant

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21 Jul 2022

Security Consultant

  • Hybrid working - mainly remote with client site and office time. Can be based from UK wide offices - London/ North West/ Midlands/ South West
  • Up to £100K base + benefits + bonus

My client, a boutique consultancy based throughout the UK are actively looking for a security consultant to join their newly started security consulting arm. Within this role you will work closely with the Director of this area to engage with the existing client base to help to evolve and develop their currently security capability as well as looking to work with a new customer base across both public and private sector clients. If you have a consulting background or are looking to change from an end user environment to something fast paced and technology driven, then please get in touch for more details!

Role description

This is a unique opportunity to join us at the start of our journey to build a different type of security business devoted to driving better resilience outcomes for our clients. The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and bring an 'all court' game to both business development and delivery activity.

To succeed in this role, you must:

  • Demonstrate breadth of experience equivalent to 10 years in security advisory roles, having worked in multi-disciplinary teams of large organisations at a significant level of complexity, scale and risk
  • Be passionate about security, able to story tell hybrid and cloud security transformation, data privacy, identity, risk and audit topics in the context of improving resilience outcomes
  • Show expertise of translating threat information and attack scenario modelling into risk assessment and the modification of security controls in large transformation programmes
  • Demonstrate depth of experience in maturity assessment and risk advisory services, especially helping clients improve security ROI from next-generation SOC tooling, cloud and hybrid security models
  • Be comfortable working with C-suite decision-makers to make the case for investment, call out issues requiring investigation and advise on actions to take at an appropriate level of sophistication
  • Work as glue between architects, incident handling and CISO stakeholders to measure the efficacy of existing solutions, identify gaps, assess maturity and recommend action to transform security postures
  • Enjoy client-facing roles assessing the maturity and coverage of existing security policy, whilst having the problem-solving ability and enthusiasm to dive deep with technical stakeholders at a system level
  • Evidence a track record of helping client achieve a step-change in operational resilience in line with how their business adapts to the ongoing opportunities provided by digital
  • Possess certifications including CISSP, CISM, CISMP, SSCP, CISA or CompTIA Security+
  • Be familiar with Microsoft and AWS cloud security portfolios
  • Be knowledgeable of security technical standards together with wider approaches & frameworks including PCI-DSS, NIST, CAF, ISO/IEC 27001, MITRE etc.
  • Be an effective communicator, able to influence decisions in business risk assessment discussions and technical systems planning
  • Willing and able to undergo security clearance
  • Be ready to travel throughout the UK to work with clients on site

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  • Job Reference: 663294758-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Sanderson
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £100,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent