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IT Security Consultant

Job Description

Vanrath are delighted to be working with a leading IT Consultancy Services provider based in Belfast. In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer of £40,000 - £50,000 based on experience, plus bonus and a range of other benefits.

The Role
This will be a client facing consultancy role with a strong focus on risk identification, analysis and the selection of appropriate cyber security and information assurance control. This role will see you working with clients to establish their baseline IT security maturity and implementing best of breed solutions, technical, process or people based as appropriate. You will be part of a team providing Information Assurance solutions to clients, working on both long and short term assignments.

About you
You will have prior experience within a cyber security role, preferably with experience of ISO /IEC 270001 (2013 or 2022), NIST, CAF and other methodologies. You will have a degree in a technology related discipline or the relevant level of experience to match. Qualifications are preferable but not necessary, such as CISSP, CISA, CCP. You will have excellent communication and presentation skills and will be a good team player.

What's in it for you?
On top of a competitive salary and generous benefits, you will also be given the opportunity to grow and develop with an organisation that prioritises your learning. They will help with certifications, as well as giving you a strong company culture to work with that promotes collaboration and peer to peer learning.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Understanding and evaluating business process controls, application controls and IT controls
  • Undertake threat identification and analysis reviews, identifying threat sources, actors and appropriate People, Technology and Process controls
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of client's information assurance controls across industries and business process cycles
  • Assist in the execution of Cyber Maturity Assessments at our clients in different sectors
  • Facilitate meetings, validate findings, and report recommendations
  • Propose practical solutions to the client, most likely to management and / or the Board of Directors
  • Pro-actively identify other areas of business initiatives and changes in the business environment and assess their impact on the business control environment.

Experience required
You must have demonstrated knowledge of IT systems and solutions including:

  • IT Networks and architecture
  • IT Audit and/or Data Analytics
  • ERP applications such as SAP, oracle EBS, Microsoft Dynamics, etc

o OS/DB, such as Windows Server, Linux, SQL Server.

  • Strong working knowledge of relevant frameworks e.g., ISO27001, PCI-DSS, Cyber Assessment Framework, NIST, and NIS.
  • Experience of threat identification and analysis.

Qualifications required

  • CISA, CISM, CISSP, or Cloud Security Certification (or 5+ years in the last 7 working in an Information Security role)
  • Lead Auditor or Practitioner qualification in ISO27001 or NCSC's Cyber Certified Professional (CCP) Scheme
  • MSc, BSc in Cybersecurity, or Information Systems preferred.

Additional skills required

  • To be able to establish and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Work independently as well as in a team
  • Work on several projects concurrently, with projects lasting from a couple of weeks to several months
  • Be resourceful
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Cyber Security roles in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact David Kernohan on 02890330250 in the strictest confidence.