Senior IT Security Consultant

Ref: ZR_6653_JOB  ·  Posted on 04 January 2022

Introduction

Our client is looking for people who want to work for a consultancy at the cutting edge of information security.  They pride themselves on their unique and meticulous approach to ensure that their clients get the most value from any engagement with them, in order to ensure they provide tangible advice on how to improve their security.

They employ consultants with a variety of skills from across a range of industries that allows them to provide a truly broad and holistic range of advice to their clients. Their preparedness expertise sits within the company’s Cyber Defence Advisory Services practise and delivers a range of work, primarily in the cyber incident preparedness space. Table-top and simulation exercises are core to what they offer; along with developing incident response plans, playbooks and performing ‘preparedness’ reviews.

The role is diverse and offers and array of opportunities, both technical and managerial, for industry experts who are highly skilled and recognised within this service area. The person taking on this role will be experienced and flexible – being able to take on a range of bespoke and unusual engagements, understand that ‘one size fits all’ is not appropriate

Key responsibilities
  • Ownership and delivery of client projects; primarily in the areas described above
  • Development of a specialist discipline, subject matter or service
  • Client engagement and management throughout the project
  • Support on pre-sales, technical proposals, and scoping of complex engagements
  • Manage projects and programme delivery to time and to budget
  • Design and scope complex and bespoke engagements
  • Maintain relevant professional certifications and contribute to industry bodies as appropriate
  • Producing and reviewing technical documentation, helping to set company standards for reporting, project, and technical QA
  • Ability to listen to client needs, interpret and capture specific requirements, mapping these to company services
  • Strong report and technical writing skills
  • Analytical mind-set and approach
Skills & experience
  • Previous consultative client facing experience
  • Considerable in-depth technical expertise working in IT Security
  • Experience in management and governance of IT Security
  • Proven track record of successful delivery of technical projects
  • Experience of having written and delivered cyber exercises and incident response plans
  • Ability to translate between technical and non-technical information and tailor briefings and communications at the appropriate level.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Incident Response and Management experience
  • Previous line management/mentoring experience
  • Board level engagement

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

If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • 30 days’ annual leave per year
  • Private medical insurance
  • 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice
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