Information Security Consultant

Employer
Logiq Consulting
Location
Worle, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Location: Bristol (BS32). Flexible working and opportunity to work from home may be available.

Salary: Negotiable, plus car allowance, plus up to 10% performance bonus, plus excellent benefits package.

Logiq Consulting are Cyber Security and Information Assurance experts. We specialise in providing leading edge consultancy to high threat clients, and delivering a range of security services and products throughout the Private and Public Sector. We are a Microsoft Silver Partner.

Due to a rapid increase in clients within our Consultancy Division we have a requirement for a Security Consultant to join our expanding consultancy team. The ideal candidate will have current or recent experience working in a government security advisory role, ideally within Defence or Security organisations.

The Role:

The successful candidate will join our growing consultant team, working with internal and external clients to develop and deliver secure IT services and systems. The ideal candidate will be capable of working independently or as part of a multi-disciplined team. They will have experience of and be comfortable operating in a 'customer friend' type role, supporting the client to develop and deliver secure systems, understanding risks and managing complex system security. The candidate will be leading Security Engineering and Accreditation tasks, working on parallel projects and workstreams.

The ideal candidate will have experience of developing technical risk assessments using recognised national and international standards. They will be capable of producing a range of technical security documentation including, but not limited to: Scoping documents, Security Architecture Documents, RMADS, and SyOPs. The ideal candidate will have worked across the system lifecycle and be capable of supporting clients through requirement specification and definition, developing system security requirements, and producing security test and acceptance documents. The ideal candidate will also be familiar with scoping and managing ITHCs, as well as producing and managing remediation plans.

The ideal candidate will be capable of supporting client's commercial activities by defining the architecture and security work packages to be provided by suppliers. They will be able to support tender assessment activities such as evaluating tender submissions, evaluation documents, including defining assessment metrics.

Essential Skills:

3+ years proven experience in the security consultancy role.

Experience in MOD security processes and practices (JSP 604, JSP 440, JSP 902).

Experience of delivering Defensive Cyber, Enterprise Architecture and Secure System Design related projects and tasks.

Knowledge

Understanding of national and international standards including ISO27000 and NIST Cyber Security Framework

Familiarity with recent NCSC guidance and legacy IA standards

Demonstratable knowledge of:

Computer Security

Network Security

Cloud Security

System Hardening

Secure Boundary Controls and Protection

Cryptographic controls (Data at Rest, Data in Transit, PKI)

Protective Monitoring and System Security Audit

Essential Certifications, Qualifications Experience:

Certified Information System Security Practitioner (CISSP)

Minimum 2.1 Engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics degree or HND alternative.

Desirable Qualifications

Higher degree such as MSc or PhD.

IEng or CEng registered with UK Engineering body.

CREST Registered Security Architect.

NCSC CCP registered (SIRA or Security Architect).

Other information:

Logiq is a fantastic place to work. Our new open-plan office in Bristol has a great atmosphere, and we promote a knowledge rich and learning culture where ideas are shared, and great outcomes are delivered. We are a growing company who are building a fantastic reputation with our clients for the work we do and the people we are.

Logiq Consulting prioritise investment in people. We have a clear progression pathway into our consultancy service, and we will passionately support professional growth to develop our employees. This role would suit an existing Security Consultant, or a Solution Architect or System Engineer who is looking for a fresh challenge with a growing and dynamic company.

Existing HMG Security Clearance (SC) is desirable, and candidates must be prepared to undergo security clearance.

Flexible working is available including part-time / term time working patterns. All suggestions are welcomed to be discussed as part of a proposed employment package. We are an equal-opportunities employer.
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