Senior Security Analyst - InfoSec

Job Ref: 50184986
Sector: Audit, Risk & Security
Date Added: 25 August 2017
  • Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
  • n/a
  • Nancy Simmons
  • 0207 654 1018

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Information Security Consultant | Permanent | Basingstoke

Our client, a leading British Corporation, are seeking an Information Security Consultant on a permanent basis in Basingstoke.

Information Security Consultant Purpose of the Job:

To be the primary security interface to all change and IT projects and act as the security subject matter expert ensuring robust security controls are implemented to manage risks and comply to regulatory and internal policy and standards.

Information Security Consultant Main Duties:

Project strategies, define supporting standards and gain governance processes approval.

  • Being recognised as an Information Security Expert across the organisation
  • Accountable for the documentation of the security risk assessments - identifying any issues or risks and raise to senior management.
  • Designing new controls to be implemented internal teams or third parties.

Information Security Consultant Knowledge, Experience & Skills Required:

  • Up-to-date knowledge of security compliance issues and risks and can work to continually improve the security posture of the organisation
  • Previous technology security consultancy experience
  • A good understanding of information security requirements and knowledge of applicable regulations and standards, e.g. ISO 27002, ISO 27001:2013, ISO 13335, ISO 13569, Data Protection Act (1998), RMADS, EU Data Protection Directive and PCI DSS
  • Be able to demonstrate a pragmatic understanding and experience in deploying infrastructure and software solutions.
  • Knowledge of IT security solutions and their integration and operation into business systems and processes
  • Experience in using a formalised security risk management methodology
  • A proven track record in Information Security
  • A technical degree or professional qualification (e.g. CISSP, CISM or CISA)
  • Experience in ITIL and/or Prince2
  • Experience in ISO 27001/2 and/or ISF
  • Experience of operating in a Professional Services or Financial Services environment
  • Experience of cloud and SaaS security
  • Good technical and analytical skills across a range of technologies (particularly Windows, networks, Linux, Oracle, web applications)

Information Security Consultant Technical Competencies and Experience

  • Ability to communicate and influence business management and users to capture and document in a clear and concise way the requirements of change.
  • Be able to demonstrate a pragmatic understanding and experience in deploying infrastructure and software solutions.
  • Logical approach to problem solving.
  • Capable with PC and networking hardware, e.g. servers, firewalls, switches, routers, storage arrays

If you have the necessary experience for the position of Information Security Consultant please submit your CV asap as this role is of an urgent nature.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age