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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 25th August
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary/Rate: £49,000 - £65,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Security Consultant

Location: Milton Keynes - with some to customer sites around the UK

Salary: £49,000 - £65,000 per annum

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Silverbug is an innovative, dynamic technology company serving an impressive array of industry leading customers. Privately owned and established in 2002, Silverbug has grown in reputation and influence in the Managed Service Provider space.

Silverbug is striving to new standards in the IT world and we believe this can only be accomplished with the right people. We value our employees by supporting career development and progression. Together we set the standard others follow.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to be the founding member of Silverbug's security consulting team. You will be involved in the design and delivery of a brand-new portfolio of security services. You will be a key member of Silverbug driving the growth of security function.

As a Security Consultant you will be a very competent and skilled security expert rated highly within the business. This role will see you working closely with both the Business Development and Professional Services teams. Comfortable in pre and post sales engagements you will be working in a very customer facing role. You will be comfortable discussing complex security matters with technical and non-technical stakeholders both internally and with our customers.

You will be required to deliver a number of different security services to customers including but not limited to penetration testing, cyber essentials certifications, incident response, architecture advice, data loss prevention and security roadmaps.

In addition, but no less important, documentation before and after implementation of solutions must be extremely meticulous ensuring support is as streamlined as possible post deployment.

Key Duties:

  • To ensure smooth deployment of all security solutions
  • Working with internal departments and 3rd parties to define project scopes, design solutions and deliver those solutions to the business
  • To effectively implement security services projects in line with business needs
  • Leading the development and adoption of security best practices
  • To support the Business Development Team in designing proposals in line with customer requirements
  • To work with the Business Development Team to review security related proposals to continuously improve the company's offering
  • To carry out security audits of customers and produce professional roadmaps and reports as an output
  • To keep Senior Management Team informed of new technologies to support service and product solutions helping to maintain the Company's competitive edge
  • Identifying possible security threats and determining the best security measures
  • Suggesting improvements to existing security systems
  • Remaining up to date with the latest security systems, tools, trends, and technology
  • Training staff to recognize and defend against security breaches and risks

In addition, but no less important, documentation before and after implementation of solutions must be extremely meticulous ensuring support is as streamlined as possible post deployment.

As an employee of Silverbug you are expected to be aware of our information security processes and procedure's ensuring that these are adhered to in line with ISO27001 at all times.

About you:

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in security consultancy role or similar
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills
  • A highly logical, honest, and objective nature
  • Good teamwork and time management skills
  • Excellent technical skills for building security architecture aligned with the business's requirements
  • In-depth experience in delivering and supporting security solutions.
  • Must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of penetration testing
  • Must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of security best practices, methodologies and techniques
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of documentation including architecture topologies, proposals and roadmaps
  • Great communication skills and the ability to present technical jargon in an understandable way
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of major incident response processes
  • Must be flexible and willing to work weekends and evenings when necessary
  • Must have a thirst to learn and branch out into other complimentary offerings such as PCI-DSS, user awareness training, data loss prevention and GDPR
  • Although not essential CISM or CISSP certified would be highly desirable

Benefits:

  • Free wellbeing services and health benefits
  • Variety of offers and discount via Paycare & Perkbox
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) + an additional holiday each year of service
  • Wide range of free refreshments
  • Access to company games room

If this role sounds like a fit for you, please click the APPLY button to send your CV & Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: IT Corporate Security, Security Officer may also be considered for this role.