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21 May 2022

PermanentSenior Security Consultant Wanted

RecruiTech – Posted by JobPlace24 Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Senior Security Consultant Wanted

Location: Gauteng
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: RecruiTech
Job Title: Senior Security Consultant Wanted


Vacancy Details

Top IT Services company in the UK is looking for a Senior Security Consultant to join their team and work remotely on International projects. This role will initially start off as a Services Delivery Manager role but eventually transition back into a Consulting role.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver security consulting services offered by the business to clients. These services may be delivered in the form of a secondment to a role, vCISO, vISO etc.
  • Assist with security related pre-sales work, including input into proposals and RFCs, attend client meetings and advise on solutions
  • Review and advise on the security services offered to clients
  • Work with the Information Security consulting team to provide guidance and input on security elements
  • Meet revenue targets
  • Champion Security and promote a security-conscious culture
  • Maintain oversight of the security services offered to clients, and the SOC operation, advising on and implementing improvements
  • Participate in regular client meetings as required to advise clients, support BizDev and TAMs, and sell security services
  • Management of IT Security Suppliers

Required Skills

  • At least 10 years in technical roles
  • At least 5 years in a security role
  • Previous experience with IT Security Operations
  • Knowledge of security frameworks (NIST, Cyber Essentials, ISO27001 etc
  • Candidate Requirements
  • Technical Skills:
  • University degree in Information Technology, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Professional designation relating to Information Security (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA)
  • Microsoft certifications, preferably security focussed
  • Other technical security certification (SIEM, EDR etc)

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication, ability to communicate at a business strategy level with C-Suite executives and at a technical level with engineers
  • Well presented for client-facing engagements, possessing gravitas and confidence when engaging with clients.
  • Experience delivering client facing presales and consulting engagements
  • Excellent written communication skills, able to write documentation for all levels of business, from executive summaries to forensic incident investigation reports
  • Possessing an understanding of business management and strategy, as well as financial, marketing and sales ability
  • Understanding of global Security trends and developments, and the implications of international security developments
  • Demonstrable history of good job performance

Desirable Experience:

  • Exposure to and understanding of business strategy is vital to delivering holistic security strategies to clients, along with a strong foundation in technical support and security consulting.
  • At least 10 years in technical roles
  • At least 5 years in a security role
  • Previous experience with IT Security Operations
  • Experience delivering consulting work to multiple clients simultaneously
  • Knowledge of security frameworks (NIST, Cyber Essentials, ISO27001 etc)
  • Experience overseeing SOC teams
  • Experience managing third party security suppliers
  • Experience liaising with senior management and at executive levels
  • Experience designing and delivering security services to clients, including commercial ownership of services
  • Experience with security incident investigation and response
  • Experience designing and implementing security programmes
  • Experience and knowledge of Security Architecture and technical implementation of tooling
  • Proven commercial awareness with a track record of managing and leading engagements with vendors/partners to deliver business value
  • Project Management capabilities with ability to plan, initiate, monitor, and implement projects within a team
  • Experience managing IT Audit activities
  • Please send your CV to [email protected] or for more information, contact us on XXX-XXXX (VoIP) or XXX-XXXX.
  • In sending your CV, you confirm that you have read and understood our POPI Policy found on our website www.recruitech.co.za. Should you be unsuccessful for this particular position, you have no objection to us retaining your personal information in our database which you confirm is true, correct and up to date. Should a suitable opportunity arise we will contact you and request your permission to submit your information.

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