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Cyber Security Consultant

Employer
Kinect
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
up to £75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
2 Nov 2021

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Clearance Level
DV, SC
Sector
Aerospace, Cyber Security, Defence
Job Type
Permanent
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Cyber Security Consultant

Location: Bristol, Birmingham, Cheltenham, London or Manchester

Salary: up to £75,000 depending on experience

Your purpose:

  • Provide Cyber Security advice and guidance for clients in ‘business as usual’, technical refresh and new project environments.
  • Be able to apply technical knowledge, with creative and innovative thinking in a broad range of complex and non-routine contexts.
  • Identify and establish good security governance to meet client business requirements.
  • Perform Cyber Security risk assessments and determine the most cost-effective deployment of security controls and solutions in line with the business risk appetite to protect information assets from loss misuse, leakage or corruption.
  • Create client Cyber Awareness policies and procedures to meet corporate and regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Build successful working relationships with team members, key customers and stakeholders that improves the value of the security services being performed.

What you can bring?

Essential -

  • Experience of delivering technical Cyber Security consultancy in multi-disciplined environments.
  • Experience of developing Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), including risk assessments/management and the deployment of appropriate controls.
  • An excellent communicator, verbal (active listener) and written (able to write concisely).
  • Ability to articulate and pitch Cyber Security advice both at a technical and non-technical level, directly to key customer stakeholders.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks concurrently, successfully balancing business and client priorities.
  • Ability to provide high-quality work under pressure that delivers security outcomes to tight deadlines and manage client stakeholder expectations.
  • Ability to work both effectively individually and within a team in a multi-discipline environment and in a matrix organisation.
  • A wide awareness of Cyber Security across Government and Industry to include; HMG Information.
  • Assurance Policies, Standards and Guidelines, including the Security Policy Framework, the CESG IA Portfolio and JSP440 (plus other standard MoD IA methods.
  • CESG Certified Professional (Security and Information Risk Advisor or Security Architect).

Desirable -

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent.
  • Associate/Full Membership of recognised security professional body such as the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) or the BCS.
  • A keen interest in the latest technology with a focus on security technologies.
  • Ambition to work in a challenging and rewarding role that provides real benefit to clients.
  • An interest in maintaining and enhancing technical and consultancy skills.

Experience within programme and project environments

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