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Cyber Security Consultants

Posted about 1 month ago by ExForces
Location Home-based Contract Job Type Permanent
Salary Excellent basic + benefits package Sector IT & Telecoms, Security & Risk Management, Government & Public Sector, Executive and Management

Our partner, in the Defence sector, is recruiting for their Cyber Vulnerability Investigations (CVI) delivery for the MOD.  They are looking for ex-military personnel who can either operate as lead investigator or cyber analyst with operational experience.  If you have Air, Land, Maritime and Joint experience; CVI specific skills, or at least an awareness (these are essential requirements) then get in touch with us for a role with excellent salary and benefits and send your CV to:  simon@exforces.info

 The role involves:

• Providing customer-facing Cyber security advice and guidance potentially across multiple client assignments simultaneously;

• Working within multi-disciplinary teams against tight deadlines;

• Delivering both tactical and strategic solutions focused around customer priorities;

• Supporting the customer’s overall information risk management function to ensure they have a comprehensive understanding of their risk landscape;

• Producing detailed risk assessments to the customer’s identified area of focus;

• Producing risk management/accreditation artefacts across the full risk management lifecycle;

• Developing innovative and novel approaches to mitigate risks in technically complex business areas;

• Devising and recommending options for cost-effective security controls;

• Conducting security compliance assessments against recognised best practice and industry standards as appropriate to the organisation;

• Developing and implementing new security policies to address any deficiencies identified.

 

The Individual

• You will be an experienced Cyber Security consultant comfortable with delivering into a variety of different, public and private sector client settings;

• You will be a self-starter capable of taking a proactive approach to understanding customer requirements and responding by providing effective inputs that add tangible value to the customer’s business;

• You will recognise that there can be many contributory factors to cyber security/information risk that require you to be aware of the wider technical, physical, and procedural context;

• You will be an advocate for positive change and able to help the customer appreciate the benefits of challenging the status quo;

• You will be able to tailor your delivery approach as appropriate to the requirements of the assignment, whether the work is within an established security/assurance team or working independently;

• You will be capable of producing high quality deliverables to tight timescales;

• You will be an excellent communicator, able to translate between business and technical requirements, and interpret these requirements back into relevant and insightful security advice at all levels of the organisation;

• You will be expected to actively participate in all aspects of the business development lifecycle and support ongoing customer relationship management.

 

Essential

• A minimum of three years consulting experience providing Cyber security advice, audits and guidance;

• Experience of working within a recognised Information Security governance framework (HMG SPF, ISO-27001 or similar);

• At least one of the following recognised IT Security certifications. (CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISO 27001) with demonstrable experience;  

•   At least one of the following recognised Risk Assessment or Risk Management certifications or training. (HMG IS1&2, CRISC, COBIT, ISO27005, Octave) with demonstrable experience;

•     Experience of producing comprehensive information risk assessments;

•     Hold a Full UK Driving Licence;

•     Current HMG security clearance (or ability to obtain).

 

Desirable

•   NCSC CCP certification in one of the following. (Accreditor, IA Architect, IA Auditor, ISSO, SIRA);

•   Membership of a recognised Information Security professional body (e.g. IISP, BCS);

•  Demonstrable knowledge of data privacy legislation (e.g. DPA, GDPR);

•  Experience of using recognised project management methodologies

•  Experience with using enterprise architecture modelling approaches such as ArchiMate;

•  Military/MoD experience within the Air, Land or Joint domains (preferably with a cyber security dimension).

 

Remuneration

Salary and package will be highly competitive commensurate with experience and qualifications

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