McGinley Support Services

Cyber Security Consultant

Cyber Security Consultant



*SC Clearance IS Required




Location: South England

Salary: £60,000 - £75,000


Our client is A leader in the IT consulting sector, working with multiple UK public sector organisations.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a team of enthusiastic and passionate consultants, all trying to help make the UK an even better place.

You will have the opportunity to provide support to a wide range of high-profile UK public sector and defence organisations.

Your help will enable them to protect their ICT investments, and in doing so play a key role in nationally critical projects which make a real positive difference to people's everyday lives.

You will be given the opportunity to undertake a variety of roles throughout the project lifecycle, working across a wide-ranging set of clients and cutting-edge technologies.

What you will be doing as a Cyber Security Consultant:

  • Providing security expertise for major system procurements and Agile programmes to ensure secure solution delivery.

  • Identifying, analysing and evaluating information risks across a range of programmes, projects and systems.

  • Explaining to risk owners and other stakeholders the causes, likelihood, and potential business impacts of information risks throughout the information system lifecycle.

  • Identifying and presenting options for treating or transferring information risks.

  • Authoring and/or supporting the development of security assurance documentation in accordance with risk management frameworks.

  • Developing or reviewing new security architectures that mitigate the risks posed by new technologies and business practices.

  • Providing consultancy to customers on information assurance and architectural problems

  • Scoping security testing activities and explaining the results and required remediation.

  • Conducting security monitoring and investigating security incidents.

What we need from you as a Cyber Security Consultant:

  • Experience of complex ICT systems in a technical delivery or consulting capacity

  • A good understanding of enterprise information and communications technology

  • The ability to present and justify conclusions to project teams and business stakeholders

  • Proven abilities in delivering to client expectations and requirements.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Structured security frameworks, such as HMG SPF and ISO27001.

  • Security, technical and enterprise architecture methods such as TOGAF and SABSA.

  • Technical risk assessments.

  • Software development and delivery.

  • ICT service delivery, including ITIL.

  • Enterprise security packages, security enforcing software and devices, such as identity management and federation, cryptography, public key infrastructure, firewalls, SIEM, vulnerability scanning, etc.











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