Principal Cyber Security Consultant

Ref: ZR_8173_JOB  ·  Posted on 28 February 2024


Our client is a niche Technical Consultancy providing IT and Cyber services to Government and Defence clients.

Due to growth, they need to hire someone with a background in Information and Cyber security and assurance, who is passionate and wants to develop their skills within a growing innovative and supportive environment.

They are happy to consider candidates who have a passion for Information Assurance from a commercial or military background!

Working Pattern: Hybrid 2-3 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • Ensure and assure the secure operation of service solutions, factoring in specialised customer security requirements.
  • Consult on solutions and services tailored to a deep understanding of the client's needs.
  • Advise government clients on the governance and security management of their secure business systems.
  • Help to guide and influence clients through their security issues to practical consultative solutions.
  • Initiate, lead and direct the implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISO27001).
  • Provided support and advice on Government security requirements and risks to a wide variety of business areas.
  • Management of Information Risk; translating risks and providing expert advice to the business to aid risk reduction.
  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring of team members on security best practice.
Skills & experience
  • Experience within an IA/Cyber security role within a Defence or Government environment.
  • NCSC Certified Cyber Professional (CCP).
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor and/or Implementer.
  • COMPTIA Security+.
  • US CERT Insider Threat certifications.
  • CHECK penetration tester.
  • Certified Cyber Essentials Plus Assessor.
Additional benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Pension guidance.
  • Company culture that places a premium on achieving a healthy work-life balance.
  • Encourage and assist staff in participating in local community initiatives.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • Performance Bonus.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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