Information Security Consultant

Information Security Consultant

Job Title: Information Security Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896078_1584534068
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2020 12:21

Job Description

Are you an Information Security Consultant with a good knowledge of HMG Information Assurance policies, including JSP440? Do you enjoy working with a variety of clients to solve complex challenges? If so, we are keen to hear from you as we are looking for experienced individuals to join a well-established and growing team.

These 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.
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;
*Ability to present technical arguments with clarity for a range of technical and non-technical readerships and audiences;
*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.

Information Security Consultant - Various Levels
UK Wide, Bristol, Glasgow, Hampshire, Warrington, Gloucester, Plymouth, Derby, Surrey
Competitive Salary + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension

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 these 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 several 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.

Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm)

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

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