IT Security Consultant

2 days left

Recruiter
Guidant Global
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
700.00 - 800.00 GBP Daily
Posted
19 Mar 2024
Closes
16 Apr 2024
Job Type
IT Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

IT Security Consultant

Milton Keynes

700 – 800 per day

Car driver recommended

Free bus service from Central Milton Keynes train station to office

This contract role will require you to already hold an SC clearance or conduct security clearance prior to assignment.

Experience of reviewing system architectures to:

  • Identify single points of vulnerability and common architectural flaws
  • Identify security issues relating to configuration of components in an architecture
  • Validate and explain how common attack methods are mitigated by the design identify areas where detailed technical analysis will be required to understand important nuances that could have significant security implications

  • A proven track record in engineering secure Windows/Linux solutions in an enterprise IT context
  • A proven track record in developing effective and secure networking architectures
  • Experience with securing VMWare solutions

Job purpose & responsibilities:

  • Designs and reviews system architectures for a broad range of complex or uncommon requirements to identify security weaknesses and recommend mitigations

  • Designs (or significantly influences) the technical design of a system to enforce security properties that have been derived from first principles to meet a complex or uncommon set of requirements

  • Follows a methodical and repeatable approach to reviewing the security of a system architecture, and can describe that approach

  • Advises on security architecture implications of technological trends when applied to existing systems, such as migration to the cloud. Can explain how those technologies change the security approach required

  • Contributes to new and innovative security architecture guidance for others to re–use

  • Articulates security issues identified, proposes and prioritises appropriate mitigation options, taking into consideration other potential constraints (functional impact, cost etc.)

  • Contributes to the design of system architectures that solve common business problems, including specifying required security controls

  • Understands the context and has required domain knowledge to tailor advice to the specific need of the customer

  • May have one or more technology specialisms where they are regarded as an expert in how their specialism supports security architecture design (e.g. telecoms, power, microservice architectures, identity)