Information Security Consultant

£40000 - £47000/annum
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Your knowledge of the HMG sector in relation to Information Security would make an immediate positive impact to the UK's national security. Working for a market leader in the Engineering industry that specialised in the HMG and Defence sectors, you will get the opportunity to grow and shine alongside the business, giving you phenomenal career prospects and a defined path for your development.

The increased £1.9billion budget for Cyber Security in the UK will give your team & division the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects & technologies in the industry.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

The successful candidate will be a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and conscientious individual who has the relevant Information Assurance and Security qualifications. You will work on a range of client facing projects, large and small, but will also be expected to contribute to winning new business and managing delivery. To be successful in this role you need to have the ability to work on multiple projects and with many stakeholders concurrently. Your key responsibilities will encompass the following:

Provide security advice and guidance for clients in 'business as usual', technical refresh and new project environments
Identify and establish good security governance to meet client business requirements
Identify client security risks within their operational environment and determine appropriate remediation based on business risk appetite that protects information assets from loss, misuse, leakage or corruption
Perform compliance activity on client systems and business processes to assess the levels of security control and identify gaps to address
Create client security policies and procedures to meet corporate and regulatory requirement
Build successful working relationships with team members, key customers and stakeholders that improves the value of the security services being performed

The Requirements


Experience of delivering technical security consultancy within a Defence environment
Evidence of providing technical security and information assurance risk management and solutions within complex scenarios
An excellent communicator, verbal (ability to listen) and written (able to write concisely);
Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks concurrently, successfully balancing business and client priorities
Ability to provide high-quality work under pressure that delivers security outcomes to tight deadlines and manage client stakeholder expectations
Ability to work both effectively individually and within a team in a multi-discipline environment and in a matrix organisation.
Broad knowledge of HMG Information Assurance Policies, Standards and Guidelines, including the Security Policy Framework, the CESG IA Portfolio and JSP440 (plus other standard MoD IA methods
CESG Certified Professional (Security and Information Risk Advisor or Security Architect)
Successful candidates will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance being granted.


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent
Associate/Full Membership of recognised security professional body such as the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) or the BCS
Ambition to work in a challenging and rewarding role that provides real benefit to clients
An interest in maintaining and enhancing technical and consultancy skills
Experience within programme and project environments

Role: Information Security Consultant
Location: Bristol
Salary: £40-47k

Skills: IA, Information Security, Information Assurance, Consulting, Cyber Security, CISA, ITIL, CCP, CLAS, CISSP, CESG, CPNI, SIA, HMG & MOD CISSP, SSCP, CISM, CRISC, CAP, CIA, QIAL, IIA, jsp440, spf, mps

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a Permanent position


Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy