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Information Security Consultant

Employer
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Location
Hampshire
Salary
£45-50,000 per year
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

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Clearance Level
DV, SC, BPSS
Sector
Defence, Information Technology, Security, Marine
Job Type
Permanent

Information Security Consultant - Permanent - Hampshire - £45-50,000 per year (DOE)

Synergize Consulting are now hiring for an Information Security Consultant to work at a leading defence client of ours on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be joining a growing team that is driving information security in the defence sector with direct applicability to products and services in the Armed Forces.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for producing an information security improvement plan for the security management cycle ie establishment, identification, analysis, evaluate and driving forward security projects.
  • Audit specific aspects of the business to determine the current state of play with respect to information security handling and controls adopted.
  • Keep up-to-date an information security risk register based upon the RSA Archer toolkit
  • Work independently under limited direction to resolve Information Assurance and cyber security issues and provide associated advice and guidance to the business unit.

Requirements:

Essential:

  • A strong background in areas of Information Security, with a k nowledge and understanding of Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC), ie current legislation, standards, risk management, processes, guidance and tools used in security engineering.
  • Experience in production of clear concise documentation suitable for audit processes with an awareness of Secure-by-Design
  • An understanding of Business Process Modelling (BPM) principles and Life Cycle Management (LCM) approaches underpinning design and development activities.
  • Higher education (or equivalent experience) in a relevant STEM discipline

Desirable:

  • Experience of working within information security transition projects
  • Have experience of contemporary security frameworks such as NIST800/53, ISO27001:2022, DEFSTANs, DEFCONs, ISNs
  • ISO27001:2022 Lead Implementer/Auditor qualification or experience of competencies at practitioner level as a Security & Information Risk Advisor or an Information Assurance Architect

Benefits:

Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance, and a Company-contributed Share Incentive Plan. Plus, access additional benefits such as flexible working arrangements, an employee assistance program, Cycle2work, and employee discounts. You may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

If you are looking to take the next exciting step in your career, please send in your CV for immediate consideration.

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