Information Security Consultant

United Kingdom
50000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
04 Jul 2024
12 Jul 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Information Security Consultant

Akkodis are currently working in partnership with a leading global professional services provider to recruit an Information Security Consultant to provide advice and guidance to a multi–region infrastructure on all IT security matters.

The Role

As an Information Security Consultant you will work with the wider IT Security Team to support and maintain enterprise wide solutions.

The Responsibilities

  • Assist with security incident management and response activities
  • General day–to–day support on managing and responding to security alerts from systems and end users
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly security checks, reconciliation and compliance checks and investigate exceptions
  • Identify and raise awareness of security risks
  • Develop and enhance security policies, processes, procedures, and technical controls to strengthen security capabilities and resilience to cyber threats
  • Take a proactive role in identifying security risks, mitigations, and opportunities to strengthen resilience to cyber–attacks and security incidents
  • Participate in the design and implementation of systems and applications
  • Develop user and technical training guides
  • Maintain and manage the IT Risk register
  • Test DR plans and capabilities to ensure they work as designed, identifying gaps and lessons learnt and work with the business to drive continual development and enhancement

The Requirements

  • Hands–on experience of security and/or infrastructure within an enterprise environment
  • Exposure to enterprise information security standards including Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, 27002 etc. Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Microsoft O365 Security solutions; Networking; Security operations; Vulnerability Management
  • Security Auditing
  • Good understanding of security testing principles, including experience of vulnerability scanning, identifying, resolving, and reporting risks
  • Experience of formal document creation, such as the creation of reports or procedures
  • Threat Intelligence analysis and best practice
  • Security Incident Response processes, procedures, and best practices
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity principles
  • Event and log analysis

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge to join a leading global service provider, please apply now.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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