Senior Technical Security Consultant

£800 per day | North Acton | Contract
Posted 1 month ago

Senior Technical Security Consultant

My client is seeking an exceptional IT Security Consultant, ideally with experience in IT Operational Security to focus on the project delivery of security tools which provide security, corporate and store networks. This is a technical role that requires previous experience of both hands-on and management of a third party SOC. The successful candidate will drive the implementation of solutions integrated with security operation workflows.

Key Skills:
- Solid understanding of information security operations
- Auditing of Patch Management and security updates
- Coordinate security compliance efforts
- Experience with deploying and managing network security tools at enterprise scale
- Specific experience of implementing DDoS and WAF solutions for eComm sites
- Experience supporting or implementing business critical production services
- Able to research, define and drive complex technical solutions which may involve the integration of different security solutions, systems and platforms
- Familiar with security information and event log management technologies and formats
- Familiar with ITIL framework and hands on experience of dealing with incidents, problems, changes, projects, risks, vulnerability and capacity management
- Capable of writing detailed solution specifications, technical documentation, best practices/standards, test plans/test reports, etc.
- Excellent communications skills, capable of leading technical teams
- Strong project management skills, including excellent presentation development and strong written communication skills
- Expert knowledge of SIEM products (preferably QRadar) and Cisco ISE
- Good understanding of LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, VPN, MPLS, Load Balancing, Firewalls & Security technologies and WiFi
- Good understanding of server operating systems, ideally Windows, Linux, Solaris, AIX

Previous Experience
- Previous experience working in a retail environment is desirable but not essential
- Experience of working alongside or within a security operations centre (SOC).
- Experience leading internal technical teams.
- Experience working with Checkpoint, Cisco, Juniper, Bluecoat, F5 products

Please contact me on

Many thanks


For more information about this role, please contact:

Edwin Njuguna
0207 516 1226

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