Information Security Consultant

Information Security Consultant

Job Title: Information Security Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Reference: 893672_1513701749
Contact Name: Nick Haaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2017 16:42

Job Description

Information Security Consultant

My client is a global Engineering company that has always been renowned for its innovative engineering. Providing global services to the defence, nuclear, aerospace, transport, power and energy. They are currently recruiting for a senior information security consultant due to continuous growth and an increased number of InfoSec and IA related projects.

My client has an established team of information and system security professionals working on security-specific assignments, and multi-disciplinary assignments alongside our physical security, safety, systems and engineering colleagues.

The new roles will suit qualified professionals who are looking for the next step in their career, working on projects which frequently involve new and interesting technologies and system applications.

oInformation Security Consultant
oBristol/ Gloucester/ Warrington
oUp to 50K + Excellent Benefits

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. Your key responsibilities will be:

*Providing security advice and guidance to clients in respect of their existing systems, technical refresh plans and new projects;
*Writing, reviewing and overseeing the production of system security policies and other documents to meet corporate or regulatory requirements;
*Identifying and establishing good security governance principles, procedures and documents appropriate to clients' business environments and priorities;
*Identifying and assessing information and system security risks and producing appropriate risk management and remediation plans.


The following requirements are essential to the role:
*Experience of carrying out security risk assessment and management assignments in complex environments;
*Broad knowledge of HMG Information Assurance Policies, Standards and Guidelines including MOD-specific procedures such as JSP440;
*CESG Certified Professional (CCP) at any level;
*Hold or be willing and eligible to hold HMG Security Clearance;
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including listening;
*Ability to present technical arguments with clarity for a range of technical and non-technical readerships and audiences;
*Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure while managing clients' expectations and delivering high quality work;
*Ability to work effectively on solo assignments, within multi-disciplinary teams and in a matrix organisation;
*Ambition to maintain and enhance personal technical and consultancy skills.

The following requirements are desirable for the role:

*A qualification such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP);
*Associate or Full Membership of a relevant recognised professional body such as the British Computer Society (BCS) or the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP);
*Awareness of non-government security standards (e.g. the ISO27001 family) and codes of practice, including those relating to safety-critical and process control systems.
*Knowledge and experience of industrial control system security, including safety-critical and safety-related systems;
*Experience and understanding of security issues specific to UK regulated industries

Keywords: IA, Information Assurance, Consulting, Cyber Security, Security, CCP, CLAS, CISSP, CESG, GCHQ, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CREST, GIAC, GRC, information security, iso27k, RMADS, SPF, MPS, HMG, Defence, Defense, security clearance, security cleared, jsp440

If you are looking to develop your career within the information security sector with the opportunity to have regular contact with key stakeholders within clients, please apply now. This role is a great opportunity for someone looking to have a mix of key activities with the opportunity to progress within the company and work across a variety of sectors for an extremely well respected consultancy.
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 role is a permanent position.

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