Information Assurance Consultant

Information Assurance Consultant

Job Title: Information Assurance Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 894223_1525203047
Contact Name: Nick Haaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2018 20:30

Job Description

"Information Assurance Consultant"

My client is a High-End Engineering Consultancy that specialises in the Energy, Government and Defence sectors. They are currently looking to recruit an "IA/ Information Security Consultant" to take a key role within the organisation and work alongside the Senior Consultants to continue developing and delivering upon the business portfolio and being a key consultant within the Information Resilience / Cyber Security work across the Energy, HMG and Defence sectors.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate how they would successfully implement a robust
security and information governance system for the management of controls to protect personal data.
Furthermore, you will show an understanding of security standards to ensure that data is adequately
protected and demonstrating confidentiality and integrity in the way it is handled. You will be able to
assess business information risk and provide appropriate advice in areas such as technical security controls, incident management and operational security.

This new role will suit qualified professionals who are looking for the next step in their career - the role relates to providing consultancy and we are looking for knowledgeable and conscientious individuals who are looking for a challenging role delivering real benefits to clients. You will work on assignments which vary in nature and size, and will be expected to contribute to managing project delivery and winning new business.

You will work alongside senior consultants who will provide you with specialised training (and qualification/ certification support) in the areas of Information Assurance & Audit, GDPR, Cyber Security, ICS / SCADA Control Systems, Risk Management and an understanding of the CNI Cyber Security Strategy and landscape.

The right individual will be joining a small practice that has great growth potential and is part of a larger company with a proven track record & management team committed to investing in the development of this practice.

You will be required to be flexible, working in a variety of locations as required i.e. offices, home or at our client sites.

In Return, you will be given the opportunity to grow alongside the practice, giving you real influencing power within the business to shape and guide the development of the practice. You will be encouraged to develop your own career by regularly attending key industry events and getting support for obtaining additional qualifications and memberships.

Skills and Experience

Understanding and experience of:

*GDPR Implementing and assessing
*HMG / NCSC / UK MoD security accreditation processes
*Principles of best practice under ISO27001:2013, 27005, 22301, Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials Plus
*Cross-government security accreditation
*Technical risk assessment
*Technical security control development and implementation
*Must have one or more of these CISSP / CCP / CISM / CRISC etc…or advance diploma)/ISO27001
*Broad knowledge and understanding of, IP Networking, Communications, Data links (ICS would be
*a bonus)
*Experience of customer consultancy services such as advisory, requirements capture
*Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
*Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
*Flexible approach to working locations and tasks to meet customer needs
*Degree in Computing, Science / Engineering / Maths / Physics
*Experience of Cyber Security attack graphs and attack path modelling and analysis would be a bonus

Role:IA / Information Security Consultant
Location:Warrington/ Bristol/ Gloucester/ Southampton/ Basingstoke/ South/ Hampshire/ Homebased
Salary:up to £55k base

Keywords: CCP, CESG, Certified, Risk, Nuclear, Energy, Power, IA, Cyber, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Information Security, ISO27, GDPR, GRC, Consultant, HMG, Government, Defence, ICS, ICT, SCADA, MoD

This is a truly unique opportunity to develop your career and grow with the company; developing your skills and increasing your knowledge. You will be given the opportunity to define your own role and have senior level decision making power. You will work considering today's & tomorrow's threats, finding solutions, and helping the practice develop and grow the Cyber division.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.