Cyber & Information Security Consultant

London, London
£45,000 - £50,000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Cyber &Information Security Consultant
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Job Type: Full time

The company client is a tier-one business who are actively seeking to take on board cyber & information security consultants to play a key role in their rapidly growing business units based in London. The successful applicants will join a 'best in class' security department whilst learning and developing in what is a rapidly and ever-important discipline. The role is based in London, initially pays up to £50,000 basic salary plus pension, flexible cash options and an annual bonus. The role holder will be offered fantastic opportunities to develop his abilities in different areas of cyber security.

Main duties for this role will cover:

* Provide expert technical advice, guidance and support on cyber security, both in business-as-usual and for live and planned projects to stakeholders.
* Conduct a security threat, risk, capability and/or maturity assessment
* Design technical solutions to address specific security challenges
* Provide security subject matter expertise within a wider strategic stakeholder engagement

The successful candidate will perform the following business development activities:

* Develop toolkits, methodologies and accelerators to enhance our sales and delivery capability
* Contribute to our research and thought leadership to improve the eminence of our practice
* Collaborate with third party vendors to develop new and innovative security services for stakeholders

Background and abilities required:

* Some (however limited) information security experience in any form (i.e. operational, consultancy and/or sales)
* Strong academic background such as a Bachelor's or Master's degree in any subject
* Excellent business writing skills
* A good understanding of IT infrastructure fundamentals such as networks, operating systems and databases
* Knowledge of infrastructure and application security requirements and benchmarks (e.g. OWASP, CIS)
* Comfortable working across the cyber security spectrum and disciplines

The following knowledge would be advantageous:

* Experience or understanding of security legislation and regulatory frameworks (e.g. DPA, PCI-DSS, RIPA, PSD)
* Experience or understanding of security methodologies and industry standards (e.g. ISO27001, NIST, SANS)
* Any cyber/information security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, GIAC)
* Experience working in a financial services organisation of any type
* Experience of internal or external consulting or audit engagements
* Exposure to multi-tier, web based and cloud based IT architectures
* Knowledge of security technologies (e.g. AV, SIEM, IDM, IPS, F/W, SSO, DLP)
* Knowledge of security assessment frameworks (e.g. threat modelling, controls assessment, risk assessment)

If you are interested in this position, please forward your details to us.