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Security Consultant - Network - Firewalls - CISSP

Location:

Worcester, Worcestershire

Work type:

Permanent

Business sector:

Public Sector

Salary:

£45000 - £47500 per annum + Great benefits package

Job reference:

JT150_1552310875

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

jack.thorne@talentinternational.co.uk

Advertiser:

Jack Thorne

Security Consultant - CISSP - Network - Firewalls

Worcester

Permanent

We are currently recruiting for West Mercia Police who are undergoing a large-scale transformation. They are looking for a hands on Security Consultant.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To be the professional lead and design authority on behalf of the Head of ICT for all aspects of ICT security.

  • To provide expert and influential advice and guidance to the Information Security Manager, Head of ICT, SIRO, Technical Service & Enterprise Architects and senior stakeholders on ICT Security management, strategies, policies and practices;

  • To undertake impact assessment of new legislation, threats, suppliers, services and solutions, to identify and initiate the development of new or changed ICT security controls, policies or procedures accordingly;

  • To develop technical policies and standards and promote compliance in line with Government security, corporate policies and corporate or local procedures and legal and international security standards (e.g. HMG IA framework and ISO27001).

  • As a core member of ICT's Intelligent Client Function (ICF) and overall management team, to be a key influencer and decision maker in respect of ICT governance, strategy, policy, planning, assurance, procedures and practices.

  • As part of the ICT Management Team, to exercise excellent people skills (e.g. effective listening, empathy, insight and intellect) and to contribute to the mentoring, coaching and development of ICT team members.

  • To create an environment of perpetual challenge, continuous improvement and innovation in respect of ICT Security, and ensure relevant proposals are proactively driven through the ICT Management Team and the enterprise design practice.

Experience needed:

  • One or more recognised Security Qualifications such as ISC2's Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Network security experience
  • Experience dealing with Internet Security/Firewalls

Benefits:

  • £45,000 - £47,500
  • Discount in retail stores
  • Discount on certain insurances - Car/Health
  • Dental care
  • On site gym
  • 24 days annual leave rising to 33 + bank holidays

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