Information Security Consultant

Information Security Consultant - Assurance

Based in Newbury

Flexible with working from home ( visit site once every 2 weeks)

Permanent Opportunity

£70,000 - £75,000 per annum

Start ASAP

Job Description

The Cyber Security Assurance Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the level of control effectiveness and compliance with security policies and standards across a wide range of security domains are understood and appropriate actions taken to reduce risk.

Required Skills

  • Solid years of technical experience in controls testing in complex IT or Telecommunications environments

  • Solid knowledge and experience of different technologies (web applications, infrastructure, operating systems, cloud)

  • Familiarity with of security risks as well as processes, technologies and tools to mitigate these risks - preferably including the specific risks and countermeasures in the Telecommunications environment

  • Experience in technical control testing, assurance and compliance

  • Excellent reporting (oral and written) and stakeholder management skills

  • Attention to detail, strong analytical skills and efficient problem solving capability

  • Used to work in a global environment and ability to adapt style to different cultures and audiences

  • Ideally certifications as CISA, CISSP, SSCP, CISM, ISO27001 lead auditor and experience in working with ISO27001 and NIST security frameworks