IT Security Consultant

Holborn and Covent Garden, London (Greater)
£60,000 + 5% flexible benefit fund
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

Job Title: Security Consultant   

Location: Holborn with local travel

Salary: £60,000 plus 5% flexible benefits

Role Overview

This role of the security consultant will be responsible for management and monitoring of adherence to SSCL programme and client security policies, procedures and guidelines across the Police account.  The successful candidate will be tasked with identifying and managing risk. Including implementation of SSCL/client risk management methodologies.

The successful candidate will hold the relevant CLAS/CCP certification.

Security Consultant Key Responsibilities:

  • Security Compliance and Risk Management to include:
  • Escalation point for all Security and Risk related matters within the account
  • Pen Testing Advice & Guidance
  • Advice on compliance to contractual requirements including ISO / IEC 27001, PCI / DSS, Codes of Connection, ISAE 3402
  • Advice on Threat and Intelligence Management (e.g GovCERT alerts)
  • Undertaking Physical Assessments (both internal and external)
  • Undertake Third Party supplier assessments.
  • Risk assessment and risk management activities.
  • Security Tasks
  • Security Documentation
  • Security Reporting
  • Security Meetings to include:
  • Attendance at regular consultancy security meetings
  • Attendance at ad hoc SSCL and client security meetings
  • Liaison with subject matter experts and special interest groups

Security Consultant Skills:

  • Hold relevant qualifications or certifications relevant to role and customer account CISSP, CLAS, CCP SIRA
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of security information risk management and assurance frameworks/approaches relevant to customer account.
  • Conversant with security best practices (including ISO27001 and ISF) and relevant security legislation
  • IT Security Management, Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines
  • Risk Assessment
  • Privacy and Compliance
  • Security Operations and Incident Handling
  • IT Security Architecture

The successful candidate must be able to undergo a Police security clearance process.

About the Company

SSCL is a joint venture between the Cabinet Office and Sopra Steria who delivers a range of high quality shared services for our Government and Police clients, enabling them to operate more efficiently and more effectively. SSCL provide Finance & Accounting, HR & Payroll and Procurement as well as specialist client-specific services. SSCL has five UK Centres of Excellence and, by streamlining and modernising systems and processes in the back office, we are transforming the way these services are delivered - providing better value for our clients and better value for the UK taxpayer.

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