Security Consultant

Job Title: Security Consultant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS/SJ/SC
Contact Name: Sean Johnston
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2019 11:00

Job Description

Security Consultant Contract London

Handle is working with a Global Entertainment and facilities company to recruit a Security Operations Specialist on a contract basis. The role is wide-ranging and hands-on.

We are looking for someone who will;-

  • Be expected to review and understand the clients legal, regulatory and group compliance requirements to help influence scoping of the project.

  • Participate along with the Information Security team in the group Managed Detection and Response Steering Group.

  • Work with the Business Systems, Networks and Development teams to conduct a review of current maturity and capabilities.

  • Document the use cases required to meet the compliance needs of the company, as well as business-specific measures to protect our assets effectively against relevant threats.

  • Determine where security logs exist, highlight any gaps in coverage and calculate potential volumes for capacity and procurement activities.

  • Design and implement the controls needed to satisfy PCI: DSS compliance requirements 10.6, 12.10, 12.5.2, 12.10.3 and 12.10.5.

  • Propose any solutions and managed services needed to achieve the goal of automated log collection, formatting, analysis and incident response.

  • Document the operational run books needed to structure and standardise our response to these incidents.

  • Advise the IS Risk Manager with any updates required to information security policies and standards.

  • Transition the new capability into a live state.

  • Produce metrics to demonstrate the effectiveness of the new capability.

Essential skills

You will:

  • Have previously led the design and implementation of protective technologies as part of security or network operations centre.

  • Practical experience in using SIEM (Security Information Event Monitoring) and log management tools as part of a detection and response capability.

  • A working understanding of security incident response processes.

  • Have an in-depth understanding of technical infrastructure, networking and protective technologies.

  • Be able to document design and processes to a high level of quality

  • Use your own initiative, work with minimum supervision, organise your time effectively and deliver to agreed timescales.

Desirable skills

You will:

  • Have up to date product knowledge of the cloud-based versions of protective technologies.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.

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