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Cyber Securtiy Consultant

Employer
Stealth IT Recruitment
Location
Homeworking
Salary
£600 (Outside of IR35)
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Clearance Level
DV, SC, NPPV
Sector
Biotechnology, Central Government, Marine
Job Type
Contract

Job Details

Our client are a top tier consultancy looking for x2 Cyber Security Consultants on a 6 months contract.

Job Spec: 

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide expert guidance and consultancy services to clients on cyber security best practices, risk management, and compliance requirements.
  2. Assess and analyze client network architectures, identifying vulnerabilities, and recommending security enhancements to mitigate risks.
  3. Design and develop comprehensive cyber security strategies and roadmaps, aligning with industry standards and frameworks such as TOGAF and SABSA.
  4. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including IT, security, and business stakeholders, to develop and implement security solutions tailored to client needs.
  5. Conduct security assessments and audits to evaluate the effectiveness of existing security controls and identify areas for improvement.
  6. Develop and maintain security policies, standards, and procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  7. Implement and configure security technologies and tools, including firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and endpoint security solutions, to protect against cyber threats.
  8. Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and skill development.
  9. Stay abreast of emerging cyber security threats, trends, and technologies, and provide proactive recommendations to clients.
  10. Participate in project planning and execution activities, ensuring adherence to project timelines, budgets, and quality standards.

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field. (Preferred)
  2. Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, CCNA Security, or equivalent.
  3. Proven experience as a Cyber Security Consultant, with a minimum of [X years] in designing and implementing security solutions.
  4. Strong knowledge of network security principles, protocols, and technologies, including VPN, VLAN, DNS, DHCP, and TCP/IP.
  5. Proficiency in industry-standard frameworks such as TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework), SABSA (Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture), and APMP (Association for Project Management Professional).
  6. Experience conducting security assessments, risk assessments, and compliance audits.
  7. Hands-on experience with security technologies and tools, such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and endpoint security solutions.
  8. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex security issues.
  9. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  10. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Company

Specialist IT Consultancy specialising in the provision of recruitment services (permanent and contract).

Company info
Telephone
08707652434
Location
21-23 Hill Street
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH2 3JP
United Kingdom

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