Cybersecurity Consultant

  • Job Reference: 1037
  • Date Posted: 17 October 2022
  • Recruiter: Independent Resourcing Consultancy
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £50,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: IT
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Peter Wright
  • Email: pwright@ircfs.com

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join our client’s world class Consultancy arm, as a Technical Cyber Security consultant, supporting the next phase of companies growth. You’ll be joining a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous learning with expert peers in Secure Architecture and Risk planning. They work across a number of sectors with a diverse client base. They aim to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential. They work together, they are passionate, creative, and they embrace difference.

In this role you’ll work within our Consulting team, supporting new and existing clients across various sectors to define and implement security risk assessment and best practice solutions that match their requirements. You’ll work in close partnership with clients to ensure the delivery of expert services by complementing their inhouse Information and Cyber Security resources combining expertise in information security, solution architecture and business advice.

As a Security Consultant, you will be responsible for the identification of risks relating to Security Architecture, maintaining an awareness of published vulnerabilities and best practices across various platforms, especially cloud infrastructures. Working across the business and multiple technology platforms, you will play a key role in ensuring our clients make the best use of their existing technology and make proportionate, risk-informed decisions, ensuring protection of client assets and transformation of their security architecture.  

This role forms part of the wider Consultancy team and will work cross functionally with the Delivery Manager and others to support and assure project delivery through all phases of the agile workflow. As a team we’re always looking to raise the bar, learn new things and incorporate new technologies and you will too! You’ll share your knowledge with the team and the wider community, contributing to Group blogs and undertaking research related to technology enhancements. 

Responsibilities: 

General Responsibilities:

  • Have an excellent understanding of risk management and assessment principles and frameworks, such as ISO27005 and the NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams, helping to ensure that products are delivered in a secure manner that is aligned with the wider business risk appetite.
  • produce informative and succinct reporting that clearly articulates any identified vulnerabilities, associated risks, controls and risk treatment activity.
  • Facilitate workshops with the various Authority departments, to align with wider HMG transformational Security and risk management outcomes.
  • provide accurate and pragmatic remediation/risk management guidance/advice.
  • Have an understanding of risk assessment in and agile delivery environment
  • Be skilled in workshop facilitation particularly with respect to risk identification and assessment.
  • Exceptional team working ethic and interpersonal skills
  • Good level of knowledge of the cyber security industry
  • Have a good understanding of modern IT technologies and services, such as Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing, IT Security, Infrastructure technologies, Zero Trust and demonstrate an understanding of security architecture
  • As a team we’re always looking to raise the bar, learn new things and incorporate new technologies and you will too! You’ll share your knowledge with the team, our clients and the wider community, contributing to Group blogs and undertaking research related to technology enhancements.

To be Awesome at the role you will:  

  • Customer focused and a strong verbal and written communicator.
  • Possess strong hands-on experience in reviewing project delivery plans relating to security systems; evaluation of network and security technologies; developing requirements for network and cloud security designs as well as hardware & software.
  • Have experience building and implementing secure by design principals within the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Possess awareness and understanding of HMG and NCSC Security policies, standards and guidance.
  • Passionate in cyber security.
  • Able to deliver training to end users.
  • Motivated, self-directed and able to work in large and virtual teams.

Our Purpose:

The Company Group is a community of 150+ passionate people united by one overall mission... to make the world safer, one business at a time. We are the "one-stop shop" for all things cyber and are working to build a centre of excellence for our customers by building an amazing place to work, learn and develop for our people.

We work with a diverse range of clients, including large Governmental departments as well as other public sector organizations and businesses within the private sector. We're growing our business and our team through our continuous investment in developing technology and cyber capability; we aim to deliver innovation to our customers as fast as possible. Whether it's AI-driven ML-based threat intelligence or rapid start hybrid Cloud; our goal is to implement solutions that make us stand out in the market.

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Remote with travel to London OR Birmingham as required.

Click to apply today or send your cv to pwright@ircfs.com