Junior Cyber Security Consultant

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Salary:
£34000 to £35000 per annum negotiable depending on experience plus benefits plus Bonus
Location:
South East
Apply by:
20th November 2018
Start date:
ASAP
Sectors:

The Company


Established in 1997, my client is an Information Security organisation operating globally with a strong presence in the UK, UAE and Australia.


In 2015, they joined an organisation that operates in over 63 countries around the world. This gives them the benefit of scaling whilst allowing them to focus on developing their key security specialisms and outstanding culture that gives their team the edge within the security industry.



The Role


The Consultant role presents the opportunity for an Information Systems Security Professional to develop their career within a world-class Information Security Specialist.


Candidates will have the desire to conduct both security consultancy and penetration tests to a range of clients around the world. A pedigree in the assessment, audit and penetration testing sector is desirable.


Consultants use their existing strong technical skills and experience to develop a strategic and pragmatic view of enterprise security.


Through exposure to clients and peers from executives through senior management to engineers and technical practitioners, Consultants will further develop their existing proficiency in written and oral communication skills and ability to articulate complex technical issues to business and technology contacts alike.



Essentials


Scientific, Engineering or Technical Bachelor's Degree or equivalent or recognised IT qualification/certification and experience.


Knowledge of security assessment and audit tools, techniques and methodologies (aka penetration testing, ethical hacking).


Good knowledge of network protocols and services (e.g. OSI model, IP networking, TCP/IP familiarity, HTTP, SMTP etc.).


Working knowledge of a *NIX based operation system


Basic programming experience (e.g. assembly, shell, scripting, 3GL, 5GL.)


Familiarity with standard Office software (word processing, spreadsheets, project management tools).


Understanding of cryptographic concepts and technologies.


Experience of commercial and public domain security tools and software; Firewalls, IPS, content management, anti-malware etc


Strong project management and prioritisation skills.


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