Security Consultant - North East

Security Engineer - IT
Ref: 243 Date Posted: Thursday 18 Jul 2024

Security Consultant - SAS (Security Audit Services)


Our client provides high-quality cyber security outcomes. They have built – and are continuing to build – a business that can both scale up and scale down to support organisations with a range of needs.

The Security Audit Services team, in which this role is situated, provides advisory services on our customers’ end-to-end cyber security posture. This can range from Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) topics to SecOps and modernisation, with a strong focus on customer satisfaction and long-term engagement.

This role is about using your experience to guide our customer base (in industries ranging from local government to FinTech) and identify their key security priorities, providing leadership/cultural support in security posture and guiding them, in a manner that can be advisory or hands-on, with implementing new and relevant technical solutions and standards. The successful candidate will work closely with our other technical teams to help deliver excellent service, working in a friendly and helpful team.

This is a full-time position with either travel to the North East office once a week or possibility of being remote for the right candidate.

Main Tasks

  • Helping set and implement an agenda for Cyber Security priorities for our customer base, using experience and insight into the customer’s risk profile and requirements. 
  • Using frameworks such as Cyber Essentials, ISO27001 and Mitre ATT&CK, evaluate SEP2 clients and provide improvement advice as well as improve the security maturity of these clients. 
  • Regular engagement and availability to our client base for advice on a wide variety of cyber security related topics, ranging from policy advice, policy writing to support during cyber incidents. 
  • Researching and keeping abreast of the threat landscape, the enterprise and SME technology markets. Using this knowledge to provide guidance on these topics. 
  • Helping our customers achieve organisational security certifications. 
  • Supporting both in-life services as well as new customers. 

Personal Qualities

  • A customer centric attitude, with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical parties effectively. 
  • The ability to build credibility quickly with colleagues and customers. 
  • High quality written and presentational skills. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience with managing security certifications at an organisational level (e.g. Cyber Essentials, ISO-27001, CREST). 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Deep background knowledge in technical Cyber/IT disciplines in a range of environments. 
  • A relevant level of certification e.g. CISSP, GIAC


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