Infrastructure Security Consultant
SC Cleared

Salary: neg
Our client is looking to recruit an Infrastructure/Ops Security Consultant to join their expanding commercial infrastructure / Ops team. The successful candidate will be or have recently been cleared to SC level or above.
You will take lead responsibility in overseeing security aspects of IT infrastructure projects for end clients, ensuring adherences to best practice processes and tooling. You will be responsible for recommending security controls to clients and identifying solutions that support a business objective, working out subtle security needs and understanding the impact of decisions.
You will be leading on the secure design inputs to complex solutions. You will be comfortable and accountable for challenging outmoded concepts and driving improvements with innovative and adaptive architectures and patterns, creating precedents and setting direction; whether that be on premise or cloud solutions.
You will also be required to support clients with their security vendor selection processes for products and services within their IT eco-systems, whilst further supporting clients with relevant accreditations.
  • Have significant skills and experience in Linux Operating systems and network administration, testing internal systems such as firewalls and IPS/IDS devices.
  • Have significant skills and experience in network encryption, ethical hacking and penetration testing.
  • 1-3 years of experience in designing cloud security architectures, ideally in AWS and supported by AWS certifications at Solution Architect level.
  • Have experience providing input to operational and service readiness reviews.
  • Have experience in conducting full risk assessment activities. 
  • Have experience in implementing risk treatment plans.
  • Have experience in chairing Security Working Groups or similar.
  • Have experience in creating and managing organisational risk assessment policies. 
  • Have demonstrable experience of providing security advice and recommendations based on the latest risk analysis, so that agreed solutions can be subject to end-to-end assurance measures.
  • Have demonstrable experience of driving through ‘secure by design’ approaches, through the promotion of security as an aspect of quality, ensuring that program, project and service managers own this responsibility. 
  • Be Security Cleared and hold clearances and certifications such as SC, CISSP, CISM or equivalent.
  • Be educated to graduate level or a professional equivalent.
  • Be a good communicator, including written and verbal communication, and a good listener, with the ability to grasp complex business situations and represent them technically.
  • Be willing to travel to clients’ sites throughout the UK as projects require.

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