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Information Security Consultant

  • Hybrid - WFH/City of London
  • £800-£900 per day (PAYE)
Technical Information Security Consultant required for market-leading financial services firm. The role will be centred on providing Cyber Security Technology and Integration Assessment for the firm’s IT Change Projects utilising a Secure Design Framework based on the NIST framework.

The role will require the ability to work with Architects, Dev Teams and Solution Design SME’s across a range of technologies to identify Cyber threats and gaps in controls and processes.

The regular output across workstreams will be the production of the Secure by Design assessment, NFR’s and supporting the project in identifying, remediating, or raising relevant risks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead security assurance, assessments, and advisory for IT and Business projects (Cloud and On-prem) within EO and globally against the NIST 800-53 cyber security standard and compliance framework
  • Partner with the security architecture and other relevant teams to define security patterns and ensure that appropriate security controls are Embedded within solutions.
  • Develop non-functional security requirements and provide directions on how they should be integrated into solution designs.
  • Carry out security risk assessments and provide the appropriate mitigation to identified risks.
  • Collaborate, guide and influence IT and Business stakeholders in correcting non-compliant processes.
  • Assist and contribute to strategic global, and regional security projects and initiatives and their deployment within EO and Global security teams.

Preferred Experience

  • Strong demonstratable experience with Azure, AWS and Google Cloud platforms
  • Strong demonstrable experience with security and risk-based standards such as ISO2700X, ISO31000, NIST800 and PCI-DSS and other relevant security risk standards and technologies.
  • Experienced in helping a business, its’ partners and customers to become more innovative and fast-paced delivering improved business agility.
  • Experienced in working across multiple in-house and outsourced service models, time zones and collaborating in a multi-cultural environment.

As an ideal candidate, you will have an industry certification such as CISSP/CISM/CRISC and have expert knowledge of project-based Information Security. You will also have a proven track record of delivery in a similar role. Experience in financial services is highly advantageous.

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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