Cyber Security Consultant

Employer
CGI
Location
Reading, Berkshire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 May 2021

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Clearance Level
DV, SC, None / Undisclosed
Sector
Defence, Information Technology
Job Type
Permanent

Job Details

Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times.

If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK, and it needs your help.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.

 

Your future duties and responsibilities:

 As Cyber Security Consultant, you will work with design, implementation and operational teams to ensure and assure the secure operation of service solutions, and work with client stakeholders to report on and manage security risks.

 You will work heavily around Assurance with and consult on solutions and services tailored to a deep understanding of our client's needs. You will advise our government clients on the governance and security management of their secure business systems. Example roles include security manager on programmes of works collaborating across enterprises to produce end-to-end security solutions.

 Your knowledge and skills will be used to assist on bids, proposal for works, as well as on implementations and integrations. You will also be expected to represent us at senior stakeholder level and, as a Cyber Security expert, help to guide and influence our clients through their security issues to practical consultative solutions using your comprehensive cyber assurance experience and technical knowledge required to deliver ongoing assurance requirements on government projects.

 As a Security Consultant at CGI you’ll join a team of 200 Cyber Security professionals in the UK, working on major programmes where security is critical, including Defence Information Infrastructure, Police National Database, Galileo, and Smart Metering. At CGI we’re not tied to having to push particular security products, so this means that our consultants have the freedom to work closely with clients to develop appropriate design solutions to align with their security needs. In addition to being able to collaborate with our UK based consultants you’ll also have access to over 1200 Cyber Security professionals within CGI worldwide. This will enable you to help provide innovative security solutions fully focused and tailored to our client’s needs. Our Cyber team cover all aspects of security and provide our clients with a one shop stop for all their security needs. This means you'll be involved in true end to end security solutions and delivery. You will get exposure to areas such as GDPR, risk management, identity management, regulatory compliance, SOC and Advanced Threat Analysis, secure design and operation of business systems, technology supporting fraud detection and data protection, and cutting edge security product deployment and operation.

We proactively encourage your development and want to you be constantly training and developing throughout your career with CGI

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

o In depth knowledge of government security standards and processes such as ISO27001 standards, CEF, Cyber Essentials, NIST & Cyber Essentials Plus.
o An understanding of Risk Management and the management thereof
o A clear understanding of the ISMS, its production and maintenance
o Experience of delivering security against project expectations
o Full awareness of industry best practice
o Excellent communication and planning skills are required for this role

 The nature of some of our work will mean that you will need to be eligible for, or already hold an appropriate level of UK Security Clearance. Whilst you will be based from one of our UK offices the nature of the role may necessitate expensed travel to client sites and other CGI offices as needed and this could include extended periods away as required. We value our members’ work/life balance and offer flexible working and endeavour to minimise, wherever possible, travel and time away.

Desirable:
o Strong experience of Patch and Vulnerability management and governance
o Understanding of SOC/SIEM delivery and actions out of reporting
o Background in security testing to build a compliance state
o Application of innovative Security Assurance techniques and report production
o Security Change Management
o A good all round knowledge of core infrastructure and systems
o Experience of driving change in a complex environment.


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What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Company

CGI is a global business with 65,000 professionals in 40 countries across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe who provide end-to-end IT and business process services that facilitate the on-going evolution of our clients’ businesses.

Our aspiration is very simple: to be the best at what we do and help our clients to succeed. To achieve this we foster local accountability for client success whilst bringing our global strength and onshore, nearshore and offshore delivery capabilities to deliver the right blend of solutions for our clients. Across the UK we have around 6000 members who bring specific industry knowledge with a broad range of client experience in order to be a true local partner. We differentiate ourselves by our way of working — approachable, flexible and easy to do business with.

With 40 years of experience and continued business growth we offer financial strength and business rigour to support some of the UK’s biggest and best brands across the commercial and public sectors. Our teams have experience in delivering award winning programmes in space, defence and national security, central government and the public sector including health, as well as the commercial sector including financial services, oil and gas, energy and utilities and telecoms.

We deliver a full spectrum of innovative and adaptable solutions including IT and business consulting, systems integration, application management and development, IP-based solutions, flexible infrastructure services and comprehensive outsourcing services. At CGI, you will find a stimulating environment with exciting and varied opportunities to evolve your skills and build on your experience. We offer a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. There's always room for you to grow at CGI - that is our commitment to you.

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