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Security, Technical consultant
We have a number of roles available in the information security area.
My client are looking for 4 contractors across a range of different areas to start ASAP.
We need contractors who have good experience in working in a large organisation
Rates – not set – will be flexible within reason for the right person so please let me know what you will need
Length of contracts – all 6 month contracts, will also consider people on a permanent basis
Location - Cardiff
Experience and Qualifications Required
The Technical Security Consultant will have a strong grounding in information security risk management and/or technical security consulting. A degree education is preferred. A CISSP or CRISC qualification is highly desirable. A general understanding of security governance, risk assessment, risk management and controls is required. Further role specific skills will be developed during employment.
The role would suit someone with an information security consulting background, who is familiar with the typical challenges an organisation faces and is able to support the business in developing appropriate approaches to manage information security risks.
An excellent knowledge of Information Security principles is required, with the ability to convey potentially complex principles to audiences of varying technical understanding. The ability to communicate effectively, constructively, confidently and professionally is key to the success in the role.
Ideally you will have experience in performing information security risks assessments of business projects and providing support / guidance to arrive at solutions that do not expose the business to undue risk.
Given the nature of the role a keen attention to detail, with excellent analytical skills is required.
The candidate must have the ability to actively manage workloads to meet business and department requirements.
A strong technical background is required for this role to ensure effective communication with IT and Information Security teams.
- Knowledge and experience of using at least one risk methodology
- Strong technical background, e.g. knowledge of IT controls implementation and management
- Previous security consulting experience
- Familiarity with at least one of Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure
- Experience within the Insurance / Financial sector
- Information Security Certifications such as CISSP, CISM etc
- Degree in an information security / computing discipline
- Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
- CRISC, CISM or CISSP
If this is a position you feel you have the skill-set and experience for, please send me your most up to date CV and I shall be in touch.