Senior Information Security Consultant

Recruiter
ARC IT Recruitment
Location
West Sussex
Salary
60000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Category
IT, Internet
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Information Security Consultant
West Sussex
Up to GBP60K Plus great benefits

Senior Information Security Consultant required by vibrant and ever expanding FTSE 250 based in either Crawley or Worthing (they have sites in both locations). This role will be based within their dedicated security team who are responsible for security across the group. It sets out group wide security strategy, implements security plans and monitors compliance against security policies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the Group Cyber Security Incident Management plan and processes, continuously improving these through testing and review
  • Perform security assessments on systems and applications to identify weakness and support mitigation actions
  • Perform security assessments on new projects and suppliers to identity risks and support mitigation actions
  • Help define and implement Security Improvement projects to mitigate security risks
  • Provide guidance to business units and supporting functions to effectively manage security risks
  • Work with other internal and external technology partners to define and implement Security Policies, Controls and Technical standards.
  • Monitor threat profiles based on changes of external and internal environments, define and implement appropriate mitigation activities.

Key Requirements

  • Experience of analysing security logs/events/alerts and in managing security incidents
  • Experience of defining and implementing security incident response plans and processes
  • Knowledge of security protocols and common attack vectors, with a willingness to maintain up to date threat knowledge
  • Strong IT technical knowledge
  • Track record of being able to work on new projects and initiatives and provide security advice and guidance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and able to liaise confidently with a range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Able to organise, plan and prioritise work
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team
  • Able to analyse and interpret information, reporting conclusions in formats aligned to the target audience
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Willingness to travel to other sites is expected, including some overnight stays.
  • Willingness to receive alerts and lead incident response out of hours where required
  • UK Security Vetting clearance to required level of SC or above, or ability to attain such clearance

For a full consultation on this role please email your CV to Rebecca or call ARC IT.