IT Information Security Consultant

Headway Recruitment
United Kingdom
08 Jul 2024
05 Aug 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Information Security Consultant NOT REMOTE

We are supporting our client, a global organisation specialising in Professional Consultancy Services to the natural resources, infrastructure, and property markets worldwide. Due to continued growth of the business and client base, they are expanding their Information Security Team.
They are seeking an experienced Information Security Professional with expertise in Microsoft O365 Security Solutions to join their team in Leeds. The role involves providing guidance on IT security, developing, and enhancing policies, and actively supporting an enterprise with 8300+ staff and 100+ sites globally. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of three years of hands–on experience in Security/Infrastructure within an enterprise environment.

  • Proficiency in enterprise information security standards, including Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, 27002, Data Protection Act, and GDPR.
  • In–depth knowledge of the Microsoft O365 environment and security solutions, threat intelligence analysis, Security Incident Response processes, disaster recovery, and business continuity principles.
  • Familiarity with security testing principles, vulnerability scanning, risk identification, resolution, and reporting.
  • Experience in formal document creation, such as reports or procedures.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Assist with security incident management and response activities, emphasizing cyber threats.
  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly security checks, reconciliation, and compliance checks.
  • Handle security alerts and inquiries from systems and end users.
  • Complete client security requirement questionnaires and support the bidding process.
  • Identify and raise awareness of cyber security risks.
  • Develop and enhance security policies, processes, procedures, and technical controls.
  • Take a proactive role in identifying cyber security risks, mitigations, and opportunities to strengthen resilience.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of systems and applications.
  • Develop user and technical training guides.
  • Maintain and manage the IT Risk register.
  • Test Disaster Recovery plans, identifying gaps, lessons learned, and driving continual development.
Please note that this is not a remote role. The office is based in LS18, Leeds and this is a Full Time, Permanent role (Mon – Fri).
Salary cGBP50,000–GBP60,000 DOE
For more information about this role apply now or contact Sam or Sally at Headway Recruitment.