SSPM Consultant

Job Type:
Cyber Security
Job reference:
17 days ago

Role: SSPM Consultant

Location: Knutsford or London - (Hybrid working, 2 days on-site)

Duration: 6 Months

Day rate: £575 inside IR35

Role Description:

As an experienced SSPM Consultant, you will assist in the strategic design, implementation, and ongoing optimisation of Security Monitoring Project initiatives within the bank.

Main responsibilities:

  • Apply security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people.
  • Provide services to safeguard information, infrastructures, applications and business against Cyber Threats
  • Develop telemetry solution to give full observability of malicious traffic.
  • Investigate strategic XDR solution.
  • Secure 3rd Party SaaS configuration - Uplift security posture management controls to reflect greater business dependency and increased targeting of third and fourth-party providers to FIS
  • Work with global teams to provide consistent processes and solutions.
  • Competency to lead technical and strategic conversations with respect to SSPM / CSPM and can advise partners on complex technical designs and deployments.

Key skills and experience:

  • Strong Experience on public cloud Azure and AWS Cloud Platforms
  • Experience in translating HLD, LLD into infra build requirements.
  • Experience designing and building high-performance, secure, scalable, observable, supportable, and maintainable backend services.
  • SSPM or CSPM knowledge, policies and configurations.
  • API Knowledge - integration of SaaS 3rd Party applications with on-prem tooling using APIs
  • Knowledge of Salesforce, ServiceNow, 0365 SaaS applications and security aspects of these applications
  • SSPM experience using Microsoft Defender for Cloud and/or any experience on AppOmni
  • Strong understanding of industry security framework and benchmarks such as NIST and CIS
  • Previous experience with SIEM tools and integration
  • Security Engineering experience
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills across complex systems.
  • Able to articulate complicated processes to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience creating designs for implementation of commercial off the shelf products
  • Experience of dealing with incident, problem, and change management processes.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience in the financial sector
  • Good awareness of Enterprise Security and Cyber Security as problem domains
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment for balancing between rapid development, long-term code maintainability and supportability.
  • Believes in the power of and the need for writing automated tests as part of development.
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