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Date Added: Fri 20/01/2023

Information Security Consultant

Leeds, LS1, UK
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Company: HEADWAY RECRUITMENT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £50000 - £65000/annum

Our client based in North West Leeds is a global organisation specialising in Consultancy services. They are looking to hire an Information Security Consultant to join their existing Information Security team based in Leeds.

Working with the Information Security team to provide advice and guidance on IT security and further develop IT policies and processes across a multi-region infrastructure consisting of 8300+ staff and 100+ sites. As a member of the IT Security team, you will review all aspects of the IT environment and its components. This role shall be responsible for supporting and maintaining enterprise-wide solutions. The successful candidate will be required to proactively improve and provide advice and guidance on information security matters.

SOX control responsibilities may be part of this role, which are to be adhered to where applicable.

Key Duties and 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
Completing client security requirement questionnaires and support the bidding process
Identify and raise awareness of security risks
Develop and enhance security policies, processes, procedures, and technical controls to strengthen company security capabilities and resilience to cyber threats
Take a proactive role in identifying security risks, mitigations, and opportunities to strengthen company 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

Technical Requirements:

At least two years 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 M365 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 It is essential that you have detailed knowledge of:

Microsoft O365 environment
Threat Intelligence analysis and best practice
Security Incident Response processes, procedures, and best practices
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity principles
Event and log analysisCore Behavioural Skills:

Confident individual with the good interpersonal skills, able to deal with people at all levels and communicate to users in a clear, non-technical language
Team-player
Analytically minded, able to break down and understand information
Must be comfortable with working in a fast-moving, dynamic environment
Strongly customer-focused, used to providing support to demanding users
Good organisational skills, used to managing and prioritising own workload
Ability to report on progress, timescales, outstanding and completed activities

We are looking for experienced information security professionals with exposure, knowledge and experience of security solutions contained within Microsoft M365.

This is a full time, office based role.

For more details on this opportunity please contact Sam @ Headway Recruitment or ideally apply now.

Headway Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Headway Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to a policy of diversity, equality and inclusion
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