Lead / Principal Security Consultant - London

Profile 29
City Of London, London
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job; Lead / Principal Security Consultant - London

This company is a leading independent cyber security consulting firm based in London but operating across the UK. Their business includes Penetration Testing, Security Compliance and Advisory Services. As one of the fastest-growing companies in the UK it’s an exciting time to join their team and be part of their growth.

Their straight-talking approach to security means they enjoy fantastic relationships with their clients; and they are looking for a Lead Security Consultant to join their team and head the delivery of information security audit and advisory services. You will be responsible for the delivery of all consulting projects and for growing/shaping their consulting practice. You will report directly to their CEO. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic individual that seeks fast career progression and to be recognised for their achievements.

The company was launched in 2011 and each member of the team has over 10 years’ experience in their chosen field. They are dedicated to delivering world-class service to their clients, many of whom work with them exclusively to advance their security. They have built an impressive client base that includes major clients within the financial services, telecoms, ecommerce, defence and energy sectors.


  • Information security assessments.
  • Delivering PCI DSS Compliance projects, including remediation, advisory and audit.
  • Leading ISO 27001 Compliance projects.
  • Virtual CISO and board level engagement.
  • Involvement with projects in web or mobile application testing, or infrastructure testing.
  • Delivering reports to clients that highlight areas of identified weaknesses.
  • Providing advice to clients on technical-remediation routes.
  • Work with other members of their team to share knowledge and experience, and to find creative ways of solving technical issues.
  • Attending project commencement calls and meetings to finalise the scope for upcoming projects.


  • 5+ years’ experience of delivering hands-on audit and advisory projects.
  • Strong IT background in cloud, network, workstation and server technologies.
  • You should hold a CISSP.
  • Full knowledge of PCI DSS and ISO 27001; and remediation routes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to write strong technical reports.
  • Ability to explain discovered gaps/weaknesses, and how a client should remediate.
  • Highly responsive with an ability to handle escalations quickly and professionally.


  • From a "big four" background and looking to move into a smaller, dynamic and fast-paced consulting company.
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
  • GDPR.
  • QSA certification.
  • PA-QSA certification.
  • Master’s degree in information security.

Other Stuff;

  • £’s; fully D.O.E up to £90k (neg.),
  • Benefits; unmatched career progression and grow through levels in one of their industry’s leading independently owned cyber security companies, flexible working and/or home working available, funded training for recognized qualifications, additional flexible benefits.
  • Location; London EC2,
  • How to get to them; a short walk from either Liverpool Street or Bank tube station/s,
  • Interested? Please send CV (preferably as a Word doc as opposed to PDF),
  • Not for you but you know someone suitable? -Profile 29 can pay a referral fee,
  • Please only apply if you are already eligible to work in the UK (indefinitely & without sponsorship),

Profile 29 recruitment keywords; cyber security pci dss pci-dss pcidss qsa gdpr cissp iso 27001 web mobile test testing audit auditing advisory London consultant consult consultancy client customer project