Information Security Consultant

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6 months
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
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Information Security Consultant

Edinburgh - Remote Working

6 months

£500 - £550p/d - Umbrella Only

Fantastic new contract opportunity for an experienced Information Security Consultant with this market leading financial services business based in Edinburgh. Reporting into the Senior Information Security Manager this is a dynamic role within the team where you will support aspects of the Information Security Service. The teams remit covers all aspects of Information Security across People, Process and Technology.

This role will support the team in the delivery of a broad range of Information Security projects in the pipeline for 2021 including roll outs of new tooling, DLP, Threat Modelling, Privileged and Identity Access Management a SIEM project and this role will be instrumental in ensuring the delivery of a number of these from an Information Security perspective.

Main responsibilities:

  • Plays a key role in the successful delivery of an Enterprise Information Security Function.
  • Understand and input towards the mapping of the Security Strategy & Architecture Roadmap & Standards to protect information assets.
  • Provides technical support and guidance to project teams and other business areas in relation to Information Security.
  • Validate delivered solutions against approved security architecture.
  • Support the development and delivery of Information Security training materials and awareness for use across the business.
  • Assesses and recommends tools and techniques which will implement the architecture in a cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Input as an SME to UK security policies, ensuring they are fit for purpose and maintained in line with best practice and global security requirements.

Skills Required:

  • Proven experience of working within a similar Information Security Consultant position.
  • Strong Information Security knowledge with experience of some of the below:
    • Information Security Management
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Application Security
    • Security Testing
    • Network Security
    • Security Incident Management
    • Data Loss Prevention
  • Good stakeholder management skills, with an ability to understand and communicate technical detail to a non-technical audience.
  • Risk assessment/risk management skills.
  • Understanding of working in a Digital business and the impact on information security.
  • Understanding of how to apply Information Security best practice to large scale enterprise environments.
  • Good technical knowledge the security impact on established and up and coming technologies.
  • Experience of working with different areas (or domains) of Information Security.

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Danny Palmer on (see below)