Cyber Security Consultant (SC Cleared)

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    London, England

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    £450.00 - £520.00 per day

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    James Cook

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Cyber Security Consultant (SC Cleared), Police, Law Enforcement, Cloud, Cyber Assurance, AWS, Amazon Web Services, ISO 27001, 27002, 27005; NIST, Policing, Government, WAN, NNI, CSOC, IAM, Risk, Encryption, Security Cleared, DV Develop Vetting, Vetted, London,

Our Central Government client are recruiting for a Cyber Security Consultant. The role requires SC Clearance.

Reporting to the Programme Delivery Manager the Specialist will provide technical security and assurance support to the Law Enforcement Community Network.

The Role
Develop/manage a new Security Risk Assessment strategy, policy and process.
Perform hands-on gap and risk assessments associated with:

  • Applications (Home Office Open Systems and Police-to-Police);
  • Data Centres (WAN-NNI);
  • Cloud and physical IT infrastructure;
  • Vendors, suppliers and other third parties.
  • Map controls to policies, standards, procedures and process.
  • Review and monitor IT Security controls to identify operational effectiveness.
  • Interface with CSOC and IAM teams.
  • Interface with security architects, National Information Risk Management, NCSC and other security stakeholders.
  • Provide and contribute to risk assessments.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of standard methodologies and trends in the field of Information Security.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Experience implementing or assessing security in a PSN network and cloud-as a service environment.
  • Experience of Cyber Assurance assessments.
  • Experience of working in a Policing environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of security technologies and risk assessment methodologies, policies and processes.
  • 4+ years' experience working within the technical arena with 2 plus years of information security work experience.
  • Solid technical background in IT systems and networking in both on-premise and cloud environments.
  • Knowledge &experience of: AWS (or similar) cloud security &infrastructure Web-infrastructure security (Applications &APIs) Network-security tools (IDS/IPS, firewalls etc.) Network-visualization (SD-WAN-Networks, network function virtualisation etc.) Encryption technology & implementation
  • SC security cleared
  • Experience using vulnerability assessment tools and writing risk mitigation plans resulting from the assessment.
  • Excellent analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrable ability to collaborate with technical and non-technical teams to further the goals and mission of the programme.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills including the ability to articulate to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience in security standards such as ISO 27001, 27002, 27005; NIST.
  • Certifications within the security area are a strong plus (CISSP, CRISC, CCSK, CCSP, GIAC or equivalent).
  • Experience in the alignment of solutions with NCSC guidance.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively.
  • A bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Information Security, or Computer Science.