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Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Job title: Senior Cyber Security Consultant
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Corsham
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Start date: 2022-08-01
Reference: BH-17436
Contact name: Kathrine Gorman
Contact email:
Published: 14 days ago

Job description

Senior Cyber Security Consultant

My client who provides engineering consultancy services for high integrity systems and software, has a great opportunity for a Senior Cyber Security Consultant to join their growing Cyber Security team. The Senior Cyber Security Consultant will be conducting cyber security assessment and assuring information security for your clients across each domain, providing advice and guidance on all aspects of Cyber Security, including IA, Risk Management and Accreditation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct cyber security assessments and assuring information security, providing advice and guidance on all aspects of Cyber Security.
  • Engage directly with project teams, clients, and stakeholders to support the security risk assessments.
  • Development of Security architectures and controls.
  • Conduct IA elements of Cyber Vulnerability Investigations and Assessments.
  • Author and develop Information Assurance and Security related documentation, including Risk Management Accreditation Document Sets (RMADS), in line with current security and risk management frameworks.
  • Analyse and understand customer requirements and expectations and advise on priorities to meet the needs of a project.
  • Effectively communicate information security risks to technical and non-technical stakeholders; advise on how best to mitigate security risks.
  • Take responsibility for the solution, ensuring that it is pragmatic, appropriate and cost effective and meets the requirements of clients.
  • Work independently and with team members creating high quality reports and comprehensive, high standard bid writing.
  • Contribute to the development of the existing Cyber Security team by sharing knowledge, leading by example and helping team members to develop.
  • Cultivate good relationships and build contacts across peer level networks and clients.
  • Identify opportunities to support development of the Cyber Security Business Unit.
  • Ensure business is consistently delivered in accordance with the core values.
  • Broad and deep understanding of cyber security, Information Assurance, risk management and information security compliance.
  • Experience of working in UK Cyber Security environment e.g. to NCSC guidance, CAF etc
  • Knowledge and understanding of NIS Directive and UK NIS Regulations.
  • Security related qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISMP, ISO27001 lead implementer or auditor.
  • Qualified in, or able to attain, CCP SIRA at senior level.
  • Experience of the defence industry; ideally across information systems, crypto and/or Tempest.
  • Experience of working across public and private sectors.
  • Attention to detail - ability to work in a methodical manner and deal with complex situations.
  • Ability to build effective and strong working relationships with both clients and colleagues.
  • A good communicator, with the ability to contribute confidently to technical security discussions with peers and management.
  • Excellent report writing skills; experience of working directly with clients and presenting information and findings in either a report or presentation format.
  • High level of drive and enthusiasm; flexible and positive attitude; adaptable and resilient.
  • Supports clients core values of Excellence, Benefit and Integrity.
  • Willing to travel to client sites, as and when required (Covid-19 guidance adherence)
  • Must hold or be able to obtain unrestricted Security Clearance
  • Position - Senior Cyber Security Consultant – Permanent
  • Location – Wiltshire
  • Salary – up to £70k
Key Words – Cyber Security, NCSC guidance, NIS Directive and UK NIS Regulations, CISSP, CISM, CISMP, ISO27001 lead implementer or auditor.

Only apply for this role if you currently hold Government Security Clearance or able to obtain Security Clearance. 

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 Role


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