Cloud & Cyber Security Consultant

To support on a programme giving cyber security and cloud security (AWS) guidance - GBP550 per day

Location
Working from home

Contract
3 months

Rate
Up to GBP500 per day (Umbrella)

Hours
Monday to Friday

Job Overview
To support on a 5g roll out programme giving cyber security and cloud security (AWS) guidance. You will work with project teams to produce solutions that comply with internal security policies, standards and the security architecture. The role requires a recent hands-on background with a wide range of security, network and/or IT technologies. You will also provide technical advice and guidance to Technology Security Specialists. The projects and "business as usual" change you will be working on will encompass the full range of Network and IT technologies encompassing:

Fibre and SDH transport networks; IP and MPLS networks; Broadband delivery
Converged Business services (e.g. VoIP services and Virtual Contact Centres)
Mobile Access and Core networks; Voice over Wi-Fi/VoLTE
Business Support Systems and Mobile Applications
Network Management and other OSS Systems
Corporate Network technologies; End user computing / BYOD.The projects you will be working on will form part of the clients' UK's Digital programme, and will have a particular focus on:

Overall AWS Security Architecture for the Digital programme;
Security evaluation and design of new Digital services being introduced;
Security evaluation and design of data transfers between on premise systems and AWS;
Security evaluation and design of user access controls to Digital services;
Ensuring that Digital solutions are integrated with the existing Cloud Security Controls.
Identifying new Cloud Security Controls that need to be developed to support the Digital programme.
Working with the Digital teams to create a secure development pipeline and to embed security into agile methodologies
Key Responsibilities

Provide Cyber Security and Cloud security (AWS) guidance, design input and design review/Assessment
Review and approve end to end connectivity across networks
Specify security testing, and ensure that identified vulnerabilities are remediated
Identify Cyber Security risks and ensure that these are managed effectively
Provide advice and guidance to Security Specialists..
Approves designs that comply with policies and standards and are within parameters set by the Secure by Design Managers
Escalates designs which deviate from policies, standards and parameters set by the Secure by Design Managers
Raises risks and exceptions as appropriate to track deviation from policy
Proposes solutions to correct security defects and deviation from policy
Identifies opportunities to improve process efficiency
Apply subject matter expertise to secure our IT, networks, products and services
Ensure project designs comply with Baseline Security Requirements and security policy
Ensure that projects integrate with security baseline controls such as IPS/IDS, WAF, Firewall Change Management, Identity & Access Management, SIEM and Vulnerability Management
Ensure internal customers, external suppliers and delivery partners are aware of security standards and future strategy to influence development roadmaps
Identify security risks, manage them with key stakeholders, and provide recommendations for risk mitigation
Build relationships with your stakeholder community across the business
Escalate deviations from baseline security requirements and security architecture
Experience needed

Understanding of 3g/4g/5g core network deployment
Understanding of Cloud Security (AWS)
Competent in understanding IT and network designs and equipment configurations used to deliver a wide range of IT and telecommunications solutions
Competent in applying security policies and principles defined in security architecture to real world scenarios
Understands and applies risk management principles
Effective communication skills to influence stakeholders and explain complex security requirements in simple terms
Stakeholder Management - established as the go-to person for any project issues impacting on Corporate & External Affairs teams
Establishing and maintaining single point of contact relationship with key project manager(s)
Qualification
CISSP (nice to have)

Next Stage
Interview

Start Date
ASAP

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