Information Security Consultant

Job Title: Information Security Consultant
Job Reference: 54213P201

Location: Reading
Job Type: Permanent

Salary:
£55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, healthcare, pension etc.
Sector: IT

Posted 19 days ago

Information Security Consultant - Global blue chip organisation
Reading - £55k - £65k per annum

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Information Security/Infosec consultant to join this global organisation to work on a range of IT security projects at an enterprise level. You will be providing security expertise to IT project teams, across a wide range of projects to ensure that the controls are designed into transformation project deliverables that can be subsequently operated efficiently and effectively based on our appetite for IT Security risk.

Some projects are specifically delivering specific security solutions and other project are implementing security as part of an infrastructure transformation change or deployment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide security advisory consultancy services, working closely with the IT security project Managers, other project managers, architects, the Information Security team and colleagues who are the primary stakeholder for security requirements and solutions.
  • Define, either directly or with partners, control requirements improvement objectives, scopes and requirements based on regulation, Group policy and specific project requirements.
  • Advise on security solutions and their implementation within projects. As required you will work with third party specialist technical resources to enhance the delivery of security advice.
  • You will ensure that solutions have acceptable information and process for internal and 3rd party operational teams to take on.
  • Provide ongoing advice and assistance to project and internal and 3rd party operational teams who will take on the solutions to operate.
  • Work with penetration test and vulnerability management teams to ensure that project deliverables meet minimum security baseline criteria before release to production.
  • Identify security risk outcomes and ensure that any major control issues and gaps are recorded in the Information Security Risk register.

Experience Required:

  • Experience of technical security consulting in a large global organization covering multi-platform and operations, service delivery and IT programme delivery.
  • Experience of influencing in mid and senior levels of management. 

In depth knowledge of security architecture and IT Security solutions in at least two domains from: 

  • Network Security.
  • Malware Defense.
  • Identity & Access Management. 
  • Vulnerability Management.
  • Security Operations & SIEM.
  • Broad IT security architecture experience and end-to-end solution design.

Desireable experience:

A bachelor's degree in computer science, cyber-security or a related field is desirable

  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager certification (CISM)
  • Certified in Risks and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
  • Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional CCSLP

Introducing...

Philip Fanthom

Managing Director

I joined Jenrick in 1997, as a Junior Consultant working within both permanent and contract markets.

From 2000 I began to focus the majority of my efforts within The City, successfully developing relationships within the Banking & Financial Services Sector - most of whom are still clients today.

In May 2006, I made the move to become Jenrick Group's Sales Manager, before gaining the opportunity to return to Jenrick IT as Sales Director, before taking on the role of Managing Director.

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