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Senior Consultant: Security Architecture (BRISTOL)

Ref no. BHN540172
Location Bristol, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

The Cyber & Security Division is at the forefront of supplying technology and services for both civil and defence markets, to enhance the capabilities of its Customers. Within the Cyber & Security Division is our Cyber Consulting.

Key skills required for this role

Cyber Security , Security Architect


Security Architect ( Cyber Security )

Job description

Senior Consultant Security Architecture ( Cyber Security )

Job Description :

One of top ten largest defence companies globally, we make everything from helicopters to radios and have significant technological investment and products across Defence, Transport, Energy, Aerospace, Space and Manufacturing.
Our Cyber & Security Division, one of the three divisions in UK, is a pivotal innovator, helping customers deliver and secure their digital transformation. The Cyber & Security Division is at the forefront of supplying technology and services for both civil and defence markets, in both the UK and around the world, to enhance the capabilities of its Customers. Within the Cyber & Security Division is our Cyber Consulting Practice which is where this role is positioned.
Our Cyber Consulting practice works across a diverse array of sectors including Defence, Telecommunications, Energy and Finance to help secure national infrastructure in the UK and beyond. Our Practice is certified by the UK NCSC in the provision of advice and guidance to our customers across both enterprise and operational technology across all of the NCSC defined security domains of Governance and Risk Management, Security Architecture and Compliance.

The Role :

This is a highly rewarding and hands one role with exposure across both traditional and cutting edge enterprise IT as well as bespoke Operational Technology systems with a clear and defined pathway to achieve chartership, NCSC certification and greater responsibility.We are after creative, passionate, technically savvy and personable people to help grow our practice and solve some of the most challenging, exciting and critical security challenges to the UK's digital landscape.

Key Responsibility Areas:

Relate - Our customers and their problem are at the heart of what we do, as a Consultant you will help to actively listen and empathise with our customers to build intimacy.
Understand - We add value by solving problems, as a Consultant you will help define potential solutions to these problems with only limited information based on your experience and technical knowledge.
Assess - We adopt a risk based approach to any security problem, as a Consultant you will need to identify, measure and analyse the risks attracted by a given digital system and its information assets through the completion of risk assessments and defining and implementing the enabling governance structures that support this process.
Treat - Resolving risks is the technical core of our offering, as a Consultant you will assist in defining appropriate and proportionate security solutions right the way across people, process and technology aligned to the identified risk picture through the creation of security architecture visions, patterns and designs.
Assure - Giving our customers confidence that security is where it needs to be is a key requirement across heavily regulated industries. As a Consultant you will assist in defining, implementing and performing assessments of our customer's environment against a given set of criteria spanning people, process and technology.

Develop - All our offerings are based on a core set of products. As a consultant you will assist in building a viable offering as part of the Leonardo business winning process for a customer as well as help in the technical development of our products to be used across our customer sectors.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required :

? Confident understanding of TCP/IP based networking concepts across the OSI model layer as well as the common protocols in use and their key risks.
? At least 1 recognised professional certifications in Cyber Security such as Sec+, CISMP, and CCNA Sec.
? Experience of indirectly managing project delivery and associated metrics such as time, cost and quality.
? Experience of and ability to manage multiple stakeholders and their needs with empathy, finding an appropriate balance of listening and speaking.
? An ambitious and creative drive to help safeguard UK national infrastructure and become a recognised cyber expert.
? Varied experience in the development and mentoring of junior team members.
? UK SC Clearance or the ability obtain it as well as other more in depth security clearances.
? Demonstrable ability in deriving security requirements from functional objectives with limited knowledge of the underlying solution and customer/team direction.
? Extensive ability leading in the breaking down, at pace of large functional solutions into simpler constituent parts.
? Confident ability in communicating why a large functional system requires a given security wrapper in a way best suited to a given stakeholder.
? Varied experience and technical depth in either network, application or system security controls in their design and the risks they mitigate.

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