Information Security Technology Consultant

Salary

Paying up to £65,000

Industry

IT Networking and Infrastructure

Job Type

Permanent

Location

North West London

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Information Security & Technology Consultant – North West London – MSP – £ COMPETITIVE SALARY £

Job Purpose Summary

My client is seeking to diversify its service portfolio to establish itself as a leading MSP for the small to the mid-market sector. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing with senior management and the company’s security proposition, and there will be a strong emphasis on client facing (pre-sales and consultation) functions. Internally the candidate will support the CTO to deliver the client’s own internal accreditations and processes. The ideal candidate should display specific key attributes, and a level of experience that will enable the company to further develop the individual through off-site training and industry recognised certification. You’ll be reporting to the Managing Director.

Key Responsibilities:

*Work with senior management in developing and refining the company’s existing security propositions
*Perform client facing security vulnerability assessments.
*Based on the outcome of those assessments, generate a report for the client outlining their strengths, weaknesses and vulnerabilities and offer recommendations on processes or solutions to resolve those weaknesses and vulnerabilities.
*Work with the CTO to maintain and build upon the company’s own internal security processes and accreditations.
*Establish best practice processes with third-party products such as Microsoft EMS E3, CyberSmart, Mimecast and antivirus.
*Provide Technical presales consultancy for the Sales & Account Management Teams as required.

Experience:

*Extensive knowledge of information security management standards such as Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials Plus and ISO 27001
*Practical understanding of network protocols TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, SMTP
*Advanced knowledge and use of project management methodology (Prince2 or Agile) why is this necessary
*At least three years of hands-on experience in IT related security services

Individual Qualities:

*Strong written and verbal communication skills
*Comfortable interacting with all levels of a business’ hierarchy
*Strong MS Office skills, particularly in Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Word
*Highly analytical and methodical in approach
*Ability to pick up new technical concepts and apply security principles
*Ability to analyse and interpret rules and regulations
*CISSP/CISA/CISM/CASP+ certification is a definite plus

If you think the above profile suits or fits yourself, please get in touch with Noz at nozrulh@jitr.co.uk or call Noz on 0207 426 9840 to discuss whether you’d be right for the role.