Cyber Security Consultant

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  • Location:

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £750 per day

  • Contact:

    Tom McParland

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Consultant:

    Tom McParland

Cyber Security Consultant

12 Month Contract

Inside IR35

£650 - £750 per day

Based in Basingstoke

DV Cleared

As a Security Assurance consultant with us you will consult on solutions and services tailored to a deep understanding of our clients needs. You will advise our government clients on the governance and security management of their secure business systems. Example roles include security manager on programmes of works collaborating across enterprises to produce end-to-end security solutions. Your knowledge and skills will be used to assist on bids, proposal for works, as well as on implementations and integrations. You will also be expected to represent us at senior stakeholder level and, as a Cyber Security expert, help to guide and influence our clients through their security issues to practical consultative solutions.

Comprehensive Cyber Assurance experience and technical knowledge required to deliver ongoing assurance requirements on government projects.

As Cyber Security Consultant, you will work with design, implementation and operational teams to ensure and assure the secure operation of service solutions, and work with client stakeholders to report on and manage security risks.

Key Duties and responsibilities:

  • Gathering Security Assurance evidence

  • Knowledge of automated security test tooling and STREAM to create and maintain Authorisation Packages

  • Risk Management

  • Assess Security Test activities

  • Security Audits

  • Vulnerability Management

The role requires:

  • In depth knowledge of government security standards and processes such as ISO27001 standards, CEF, Cyber Essentials, NIST & Cyber Essentials Plus.

  • An understanding of Risk Management and the management thereof

  • A clear understanding of the ISMS, its production and maintenance

  • Experience of delivering security against project expectations

  • Full awareness of industry best practice

  • Excellent communication and planning skills are required for this role

Useful experience:

  • Strong experience of Patch and Vulnerability management and governance

  • Understanding of SOC/SIEM delivery and actions out of reporting

  • Background in security testing to build a compliance state

  • Application of innovative Security Assurance techniques and report production

  • Security Change Management

  • A good all round knowledge of core infrastructure and systems

  • Experience of driving change in a complex environment.


  • Compliance

  • Security Architecture

  • Security Assessment

  • Security Audit