Cyber Security Consultant (Network, Information Security)

HM Revenue and Customs
GBP52,250 - GBP57,750
14 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
Contract Type
3 x Cyber Security Consultant (Network, Information Security)
Salary: GBP52,250 - GBP57,750
Location: Telford

With 60000+ staff and 50m customers HMRC is one of the biggest organisations in the UK, running the largest digital operation in Government and one of the biggest IT estates in Europe. We have six modern, state-of-the-art digital delivery centres where multiple cross functional agile teams thrive in one of the most dynamic and innovative environments in the UK. We are expanding our CSIR Delivery Group and are recruiting into a number of posts within the Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service in Telford.

In the Cyber Security Consultant (Network, Information Security) role the successful candidate will be:

•Working with Business areas to understand, scope and define their security and technical requirements
•Inputting into the security aspects of Security Architect Blueprints which will guide projects and programmes
•Representing security at technical design authority meetings covering a wide range of technical solutions
•Working with other technical architects to develop cross-discipline solutions enabling our business
•Actively supporting HMRC's Digital Transformation including secure delivery of cloud solutions
•Providing advice, guidance and peer review to other CSIR teams and wider HMRC acting in a Tier 2 capacity
•Be a security exemplar offering risk based, pragmatic advise to business areas ensuring that risks are managed appropriately
•Communicate all lessons learned to wider CSIR teams and CSIR leadership;
•Actioning escalated Cyber Security problems and service requests in a timely manner;
•Owning and managing cyber security issues through to resolution;

Technical Skills for the Cyber Security Consultant (Network, Information Security)Role

•Solid technical foundation
•Own the delivery of security to multiple projects within HMRC
•Work manage and lead other junior team members providing oversight
•Provide appropriate oversight and where necessary escalations around security aspects
•Good technical understanding of networking concepts
•Able to review and critique Logical and Physical Architecture models
•Familiar with tiered architectural designs
•Knowledge of Internet architectures and controls
•Ability to assimilate new technologies and models quickly and identify potential security weaknesses
•Understanding of application security and applicable security controls/designs
•Ability to translate business level requirements into risk based outcomes and propose appropriate controls
•Comfortable leading discussions around risk and control selection within both technical and business audiences
•Drives hard to reach an appropriate risk based outcome and manages stakeholders through the journey
•Able to deal with multiple projects and balance priorities.
•Provide technical mentorship to junior team members and other non-technical peers.
•Wide understanding of technical security controls and able to place them to deliver benefits within a solution.
•Able to review and design defence in depth architectures

Business Skills for the Cyber Security Consultant (Network, Information Security) Role

• A proven background in security consultancy and solutions design within business environments
• Ability to translate technical concepts into language which can be understood by business stakeholders
• Provide pragmatic risk assessment and management advice to projects and programmes
• A good understanding of security frameworks and associated legislation; in particular GDPR, Cyber Essentials and PCI
•Industry specific skills and certifications such as CISSP, CISM or CCP would be a be advantageous

Must be capable of attaining a Government security clearance of SC or higher

A full spec is available on demand

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