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Cyber Security Consultant

Ref no. BHN562994
Location Bristol, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our consultancy client is on the lookout for Cyber Security Consultants with MOD or Goverment experience to join their expanding team.

Key skills required for this role

Cyber, Cyber Security Engineer, Cyber Security Consultant, JSP 440, JSP 604, Secure by Design and MOD


Candidates must be able to attain security clearance - SC [Minimum 5 years permanent residency within UK]

Job description

About the Opportunity

Our client are offering an exciting opportunity to join their growing team of System Engineering professionals to work on a range of projects for our diverse client portfolio that covers Critical National Infrastructure, National Security, Defence and Nuclear market sectors.

The team is growing fast and they are looking for a self-starting, motivated and experienced Cyber Security Consultants to operate across the full spectrum of security engineering activities in support of the design, development, integration, delivery and in-service support of complex technical projects.

You will support the delivery of existing projects and help to secure future business, enabling our client to evolve and grow within the target markets, whilst giving you the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting and interesting projects and programmes across the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Government portfolio. This role provides a fantastic career opportunity, allowing you to join a growing team and develop your skills and experience under the guidance and mentorship of our senior system engineers.

You will have the opportunity to work across multiple market sectors to suit your interests and career aspirations under a hybrid working arrangement that best suits each client's needs. Training and development opportunities specific to the project needs, the role and those of your own career plan will be available and supported by the company and team.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jour client and, with offices throughout the UK, we can be flexible about location and are happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours to suit you and our business.

Reporting to the Senior Cyber Security Consultant typical activities that you would undertake include:

  • Supporting the development of security requirements, architectures, and designs for complex systems.
  • Supporting the definition of cyber security assessment approaches.
  • Execution of a robust security risk management process adhering to defined processes.
  • Supporting accreditation activities with the client and regulating authorities.
  • Conducting security reviews and audits in accordance with defined processes.
  • Conducting security operations, including Protective Monitoring, Incident Management, Incident Response, and Incident Recovery activities.
  • Providing technical assistance to Business Development.
  • Maintaining familiarity with legislation and regulations of relevance.

Here's What You'll Need:

  • Experience providing security expertise delivering projects within a complex and dynamic environment.
  • Experience of JSP604 and JSP440 Defence standards (or equivalent).
  • Experience of the full System Engineering lifecycle.
  • Experience of the MOD accreditation process and/or principles of Secure By Design is highly desirable.
  • Experience of working on projects delivering to the UK MoD is desirable, but not essential.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to manage stakeholder relationships.
  • Ability to work flexibly across a wide variety of projects as part of a diverse team of people.

Your Impact:

Our client will inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at for our client offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for their people, clients and communities.

People are our clients greatest asset, and they offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.
In addition to the benefits you'd expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. Our client also give back to our communities through their Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

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