Information Security Consultant

Job Ref: 50188006
Sector: Audit, Risk & Security
Date Added: 07 December 2017
  • Staines, Middlesex, England
  • Competitive
  • Chay Hedges
  • 0207 654 1052

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Information Security Consultant - Staines - ASAP Start

Information Security Consultant

My client are looking for an experienced Information Security Consultant to join their team in Staines

This role is part of a team that deliver SMART Security, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, Security Administration, Assurance and Investigations capabilities across the Centrica group.

The Role

  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) delivering standard security services within the project lifecycle across programmes and change portfolio
  • Identify, agree and implement functional and technical solution requirements into projects and changes in-line with Security Standards Policies
  • Provide standard and bespoke security design advice to projects across infrastructure, operating systems and applications
  • Review and amend (as appropriate) project document sets such as Solution Designs, Low Level Designs and Project Plans
  • Work with Security Operations to ensure transition of projects into Business as Usual (BAU) is accounted for, such as security processes, procedures and supporting service-level agreements (SLAs)
  • Identify, assess and manage information security risks within the programmes and change portfolio
  • Influence stakeholders to address identified Information Security risks
  • Accurately estimate and forecast time required for project engagement to support resource planning and demand fulfilment
  • Interfacing within the Information Security team to deliver project assurance activity in areas such as PCI, application security, data security, etc

The Person

  • Experience of articulating technical topics in non-technical language presenting the business value of security
  • Experience of securing and providing assurance for SAP systems and components
  • Knowledge of core infrastructure components e.g. DNS, Active Directory, Exchange, Proxy management, Public Key Infrastructure, Firewalls, Load Ba lancers, Database, API gateways
  • Experience of working on a large range of project sizes, from a programmes of work, though to small and complex projects
  • Familiarity with industry best practise frameworks and standards such as ISO 27001, NIST and PCI DSS
  • Knowledge of security products such as Endpoint Protection, Security Incident Event Management, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Content Inspection, Data Loss Prevention, Encryption
  • Experience of securing public cloud hosting environments is highly desirable
  • CISSP, CISM or comparable security qualifications are highly desirable

Information Security Consultant - Staines - ASAP Start

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