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Cyber Security Specialist

Job Type
Contract/Temporary
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Negotiable
Job Ref
BBBH145974_1718365780
Date Added
June 14th, 2024

CYBER SECURITY SPECIALIST - 12 MONTH INITIAL CONTRACT - OUTSIDE IR35

Loriens leading Public Sector Client is looking to hire a highly experienced Cyber Security Specialist.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be aware of the current cyber threat landscape and industry best practices and standards.
  • Support initial scoping and risk assessment of a change project.
  • Interpret security best practice and accreditation requirements to determine security requirements
  • Adapt existing cyber security standards and controls to fit specific change projects
  • Carry out threat modelling and risk assessments
  • Review high and low level designs drafted by solution architects.
  • Maintain a security design assessment for new services
  • Carry out basic hands on security assessments (e.g. SSL Labs config or CSP evaluator, not including full pen testing)
  • Plan and co-ordinate independent pen testing
  • Provide recommendations for stage gating and go live decisions
  • Own completion and accuracy of all security related product delivery evidence
  • Provide recommendations for SecOps processes and automation for new systems


Technical scope

  • Security products (email filtering, AV, firewalls, WAFs, MS Defender)
  • Security Testing (SAST, DAST)
  • Virtualisation platforms and operating systems, including Hyper-V and Windows Server.
  • Enterprise Systems (email, PKI, AD, GP, SCCM, Azure, M365)
  • Application platforms (MS Dynamics, Power Platform)
  • Cloud platforms (Azure)


Skills Required

  • Security and Risk assessment
  • In depth understanding of and experience with enterprise scale digital service provision
  • Demonstrable recent record making security contribution during the development of a new digital service
  • Ability to work well in an agile project team with internal colleagues and suppliers
  • Ability to self-start, accept ownership and see through security aspects of project start to finish
  • Ability to share knowledge and experience with colleagues and effectively hand over to SecOps


Desirable Skills

  • Experience with MS Dynamics, Power Platform and Azure
  • Experience managing independent testing (scope, pre-test config, triage findings)
  • Experience with MCSE Certified or equivalent experience
  • ITIL certification

 

To apply for this position please submit your CV.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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