Cyber Security Consultant

Cyber Security Consultant: London (Remote): £ 85,000-£90,000

Our client is one of the world's leading insurance services providers. With a global footprint spanning across three continents, they provide services ranging from personal insurance to speciality cover.

They have been consistently growing for over 30 years and they are well on track to be the UK's largest insurance provider.

This company is in the process of rolling out a £50 million, 3-year software programme across the business and they are looking for a Cyber Security Consultant to join the business and provide guidance as well as ensure that the business unit remains compliant to the regulations and standards.

You will be responsible for the technical security elements of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and will work with the Delivery and Change communities to ensure security requirements are adequately built into new systems and solutions. You'll also be responsible for due diligence of 3rd party vendors as well as engaging with Infrastructure Architects and other stakeholders within the business.

The Cyber Security Consultant's responsibilities will include but aren’t limited to:

  • Providing guidance to project teams on security standards and best practice to help them deliver outcomes that are secure by design and within security risk appetite
  • Reviewing the technical security aspects of solution designs (including data flows and customer journeys)
  • Identifying non-compliance within the organization and developing recommendations to mitigate risks
  • Due diligence of 3rd party vendor & other stakeholders
  • Having an end-to-end view of the security of all data and data flows including data migration and the use of data within test environments
  • Maintaining and championing the security elements of the SDLC
  • Identifying, assessing, and documenting security risks, ensuring they are communicated to, understood by, and signed-off by the business owner of the risk
  • Conducting assessments of third parties’ information security
  • Supporting control validations or audits conducted by 2nd and 3rd lines of defence
  • Producing security reports and MI Size and Scope

Ideally you will have experience in the following:

  • A strong track record of developing technical security designs and solutions
  • Good understanding of SDLC, including Agile methodologies
  • Experience with a broad spectrum of technologies (including cloud variants and integrations)
  • Ability to communicate technical requirements in solutions in business terms and contexts
  • Relevant security qualification (such as CISSP, a security MSc, etc.), or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of security frameworks such as NIST, ISF, SABSA, OWASP etc.
  • 3rd Party Vendor, and other stakeholder management experience essential
  • Support multiple projects simultaneously within a major programme
  • Maintain programme wide view of cyber security controls
  • Interface with and influence programme and business personnel
  • Insurance or Financial Services experience
  • End-to-end security from customer to supply chain
  • Lead small working groups, both internal and third party, if required

Good working knowledge of current technologies in some of the following areas:

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing non-negotiable
  • Cloud technologies (e.g. SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.)
  • Vulnerability assessment technologies
  • SIEM and threat intelligence technologies

To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Keziah Williams, by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website.

If you know someone who would be ideal for this role, by way of showing our appreciation, VIQU is offering an introduction fee up to £1,000 once your referral has successfully started work with our client (terms apply).

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