Location: Reading, United Kingdom
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Cyber Security Consultant – IT Networks
Thales are preparing to recruit this position in the future and it is not an immediate requirement. If you wish to express an interest then please apply and a recruiter will assess the suitability of your application and contact you when the position is available.
Due to a recent period of growth within our SIX - Secure Communications business, we are looking for a Cyber Security IT Networks Consultant to join us.
The role of the Consultant – Cyber Security IT Networks is to provide Consultation and cost effective advice on the management of security and information risk consistent with regulations to our clients.
You’ll be the focal point for resolution of security and information risk matters to the client as well as being able to identify, analyse and evaluate information risks which in turn you will then relay to the risk owners and other stakeholders the causes, likelihood and potential business impacts of information risks throughout the information system lifecycle.
To deliver this service you’ll be assisting on various areas:
- Checking compliance with applicable regulations, standards, policies and guidance on information risk management
- To present risk management options to the business
- To support the development of appropriate and proportionate documentation to inform risk management decisions, ensuring these are expressed in terms meaningful to the business
- To investigate security incidents and opportunities for Forensic Readiness process improvements
- To seek further cyber security opportunities whilst on customer assignment
- To provide regular threat guidance.
You’ll come from a Cyber Security Consulting or Professional services business. You’ll have the ability to work with challenging deadlines and competing priorities along with excellent attention to detail with a methodical approach and excellent time management skills. You’ll demonstrate the ability to multitask and manage high volumes of work. We are committed to providing an environment for individuals to excel. We do this by supporting our staff and coming together to build a business that offers a cohesive and supportive approach.
We are looking for a Customer focused self-starter who can deliver results. This is a consultancy role and you WILL BE REQUIRED TO TRAVEL typically working on the client sites with delivery partners and client teams. You may even be required to work overseas on some projects. Equally we would be keen to talk to proven IT/Networks consultants that would like to move in the Cyber sector who have a passion for learning and delivering. If you are CESG Certified this would be an advantage.
In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.
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