Cyber Security Consultant (SC Cleared)

Recruiter
Experis Ltd
Location
Taunton
Salary
500.00 - 650.00 GBP Daily
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Our Public Sector client based in Taunton is currently recruiting for a Cyber Security Consultant. The role is SC Cleared and for an initial 6 months.

Role Profile

- Manage the security assurance for a specific Defence related project to deliver an upgraded GIS based system using both a bespoke web front end and COTS products.
- Manage accreditation and security assurance activities across a range of projects in the wider customer Defence programme. Manage the security assurance activities for a critical 'Big Data' digital transformational programme.
- Involvement in all three pieces of work will require the applicant to work unsupervised and under own initiative also to organise and lead Security Working Groups and conduct security activities in accordance with MOD policies and procedures.

Key Skills / Experience

- Experience of providing technical security support on Government projects, working to HMG Policy.
- Experience of working within MOD Security regime and understanding of security policy and requirements (JSP 440 etc)
- Experience of advising on the deployment of application and infrastructure security controls.
- Demonstrable experience of working as a technical security SME within a project environment, using Agile methodologies.
- Experience of working to MOD accreditation processes and liaising with MOD accreditors.
- Experience of using DART to register and manage Targets of Accreditation.
- Experience of identifying, recording and managing risk at programme and project level and then producing and maintaining risk documentation for use in system accreditation.
- Experience of leading Security Working Groups as a way of managing project security risks.
- Experience of working with big data platforms, specifically Hadoop (Cloudera distribution).
- Capable of managing compliance against security requirements.
- Familiar with using Microsoft TFS for managing work backlogs.
- Demonstrable ability to maintain strong relations with internal and external stakeholders.
- Familiarity with the following technologies and specifically security related to them: Docker, Ansible, Apache Hive, Jenkins, NiFi, NginX, Maven, Nexus.
- An understanding of security of UNIX systems - especially CentOS and RedHat.
- Familiarity with OWASP top 10.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to translate technical and security aspects into coherent business terms.
- Familiarity with SIEM systems.
- Experience of scoping ITHC activity and remediating ITHC Recommendations.
- Experience of information management procedures and processes at the very highest levels of UK security classification.
- Knowledge and exposure to cloud environments (specifically AWS) and ensuring necessary security assurance is in place/obtained to offer assurance for OFFICIAL workloads.
- Experience of 'DevSecOps' and vulnerability management using Jenkins OWASP dependency checker.
- Ex-CLAS.
- Familiarity with GIS products especially ESRI ArcGIS suite,
- CCP SIRA
- DevOps experience.

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