Information Security Consultant

50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP55000/annum
18 Jun 2018
16 Jul 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Information Security Consultant

An exciting opportunity for and Information Security Consultant working for an internal team has become available with a leading retailer in the West Midlands.

There are a number of key projects across the organisation so this will be an exciting time to join the business.

For this role you will need to have covered a number of areas across intimation security as well as in-depth experience of technical IT security systems.

The role includes security architecture consultancy to the business and input into IT projects, liaising with suppliers and internal teams, interpreting security related intelligence, evaluating the effectiveness of security controls and assisting with incident investigation.

Key Responsibilities

* Maintain knowledge of the security standards, technical security, products and services
* Maintain awareness of current threats and vulnerabilities and assist in evaluating risk to the business
* Interpret data from a range of sources and advice internal teams
* Design and advise on the security architecture of IT project
* Recommend controls to protect computers, networks, applications and data against likely threats
* Train colleagues in security awareness and operating procedures

Key Skills/Experience

* Strong experience in an Information Security role
* Experience of working on security initiatives with internal and external stakeholders
* Knowledge of security related industry regulations, standards and best practices
* A good level of knowledge in technical security architecture
* Experience of technical security products and solutions
* Experience of information security related risk and vulnerability assessment
* Experience of security related incident response and investigation


* CISSP or other security certification
* Information technology certifications e.g. ITIL, PRINCE2, Microsoft, Cisco
* Knowledge of PCI DSS

You will need to be someone who is passionate about technology and helping a business achieve their goals. Good under pressure and can work with the wider business