Security Consultant

£800 per day | London | Contract

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 20 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Keywords: Security, technology, network, design, remote, computing, desktop, server, hardening, web, compliance, SDLC, penetration, testing, logging, monitoring, access, controls, cryptography, framworks, ISO17799, ISO27001, NIST, CIS, windows, unix, database, risk, policy, architectures, audit, MI, REST-API, protocol, CI/CD, teamcity, aqua security, sonarqube, Kubernetes, azure, OWASP, DevSecOps, CISSP, CCSP, CCSK, CISA, CISM, CompTia, CySA, CEH, GCSA, GSE

My client is a leading global Investment Management business looking to hire an experienced Security Consultant within the Security Architecture and Engineering team, help design, build and continually improve on the development and execution of the business' security initiatives. The role entails technical ownership for identifying and managing the remediation of IT sourced risks to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the business' data and services - combining hands-on work whilst coordinating tasks across different technical groups.

The Security Consultant will be expected to:

* Leading risk assessment exercises designed to highlight and clearly articulate IT Security risk to the business in terms they understand.
* Review technical security measures employed in business systems, identifying technical and information security risks.
* Provide security consultancy to a number of large-scale projects, to ensure processes defined and followed delivery suitable security.
* Lead and support the execution of 3 rd party Penetration Testing across the business.
* Provide regular MI to senior management through established reporting cycles.

The successful Security Consultant will possess:

* Excellent knowledge of security strategies and technologies including Secure Network Design, Remote Computing, Desktop and Server Hardening, Secure Web Services, Compliance Auditing, SSDLC, Software Auditing, Penetration Testing, Security Logging and Monitoring, Access Controls and Cryptography.
* Strong understanding of information security frameworks and standards like ISO17799/27001, NIST or CIS.
* Ability to work with multiple cloud-based solution providers with strong knowledge around SaaS, PaaS, IaaS.
* Knowledge on how to define architectural principles, design patterns and standards for IT Security.
* Working knowledge of web related technologies such Web applications, Web Services and REST-based Service Architectures and of network/web related protocols.
* Certifications such as CISSP, CCSP, CCSK, CISA, CISM, CompTIA Security+, CySA, CEH, CSE or GCSA.

The successful Security Consultant might possess:

* Familiarity with containerisation including building secure container images, monitoring and security tooling for CI/CD pipelines such as TeamCity, Aqua Security, SonarQube and orchestration at scale such as Kubernetes.
* Knowledge of IT Security standards and guidelines such as CID and OWASP.

The role will adopt a hybrid model of working, 3 days per week in the London office, and 2 days per week WFH.

Please get in touch for more details.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.