Cyber Security Consultant

Cyber Security Consultant
  • £45,951 - £54,060 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK Southampton Hampshire GBR so16 0as
Job Ref: 50210449
Sector: Data & Analytics
Date Added: 06 November 2020

Cyber Security Consultant

About the role

Working with other Cyber Consultants you will act as a "trusted advisor" by providing authoritative cyber security advice and guidance to internal and external teams at all stages of a project lifecycle. As a Security Consultant, you will add value to the development of the organisations security strategy, which combines non-functional requirements, technology reference models, security policies and standards.

This is an important role in bridging the gap between managing risk and the deployment of proportionate controls. You will be expected to provide expert and authoritative advice to project teams to ensure solutions comply with relevant policies, reference models, regulations and best practices.

You'll participate in ensuring project risks are documented, accepted and transferred to bring closure. You will provide support on security validations; by advising, reviewing and signing off test strategies against requirements. You will also play a vital part in delivering cyber education, awareness and readiness across the client and their projects.

What we're looking for

  • Proven experience working as a Cyber Security Consultant or Assessor
  • Consulting, influencing and assessment skills with the ability to communicate with stakeholders
  • Ability to define and deliver training exercises, workshops, presentations and briefings
  • Knowledge of delivering and maintaining compliance and security standards - such as GDPR, DPA, PCI-DSS, Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, NIST and those published by the NCSC
  • Knowledge of cyber platforms - such as SIEM, WAF, Malware Defences and IAM
  • Technical knowledge of, and able to, articulate business and cyber security risk
  • Knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles

You may also have:

  • Formal cyber security certification - CISSP, SSCP, CISM
  • Experience of working on competitive bids, proposition development and procurements
  • Good knowledge of cloud and big-data platforms - Azure, Oracle

The rewards

  • Performance related bonus
  • A competitive pension scheme
  • 37 hour working week (with flexible working options)
  • 25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas
  • Plus, a suite of excellent additional benefits


This role will be based at our clients state-of-the-art Headquarters in Southampton. However, all their people, where they can are currently working from home.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

06/12/2020 16:08:16
GBP 45951 45951
Contact Consultant:
Alexandra Bainbridge

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