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Cloud & Cyber Security Consultant

Zoek Pin Newbury, West Berkshire, England


Contract (Full time)

Posted 14 days ago

To support on a programme giving cyber security and cloud security (AWS) guidance - £550 per day

Working from home

3 months

Up to £500 per day (Umbrella)

Monday to Friday

Job Overview
To support on a 5g roll out programme giving cyber security and cloud security (AWS) guidance. You will work with project teams to produce solutions that comply with internal security policies, standards and the security architecture. The role requires a recent hands-on background with a wide range of security, network and/or IT technologies. You will also provide technical advice and guidance to Technology Security Specialists. The projects and "business as usual" change you will be working on will encompass the full range of Network and IT technologies encompassing:

  • Fibre and SDH transport networks; IP and MPLS networks; Broadband delivery
  • Converged Business services (. VoIP services and Virtual Contact Centres)
  • Mobile Access and Core networks; Voice over Wi-Fi/VoLTE
  • Business Support Systems and Mobile Applications
  • Network Management and other OSS Systems
  • Corporate Network technologies; End user computing / BYOD.

The projects you will be working on will form part of the clients' UK's Digital programme, and will have a particular focus on:

  • Overall AWS Security Architecture for the Digital programme;
  • Security evaluation and design of new Digital services being introduced;
  • Security evaluation and design of data transfers between on premise systems and AWS;
  • Security evaluation and design of user access controls to Digital services;
  • Ensuring that Digital solutions are integrated with the existing Cloud Security Controls.
  • Identifying new Cloud Security Controls that need to be developed to support the Digital programme.
  • Working with the Digital teams to create a secure development pipeline and to embed security into agile methodologies

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide Cyber Security and Cloud security (AWS) guidance, design input and design review/Assessment

  • Review and approve end to end connectivity across networks

  • Specify security testing, and ensure that identified vulnerabilities are remediated

  • Identify Cyber Security risks and ensure that these are managed effectively

  • Provide advice and guidance to Security Specialists..

  • Approves designs that comply with policies and standards and are within parameters set by the Secure by Design Managers

  • Escalates designs which deviate from policies, standards and parameters set by the Secure by Design Managers

  • Raises risks and exceptions as appropriate to track deviation from policy

  • Proposes solutions to correct security defects and deviation from policy

  • Identifies opportunities to improve process efficiency

  • Apply subject matter expertise to secure our IT, networks, products and services

  • Ensure project designs comply with Baseline Security Requirements and security policy

  • Ensure that projects integrate with security baseline controls such as IPS/IDS, WAF, Firewall Change Management, Identity & Access Management, SIEM and Vulnerability Management

  • Ensure internal customers, external suppliers and delivery partners are aware of security standards and future strategy to influence development roadmaps

  • Identify security risks, manage them with key stakeholders, and provide recommendations for risk mitigation

  • Build relationships with your stakeholder community across the business

  • Escalate deviations from baseline security requirements and security architecture

Experience needed

  • Understanding of 3g/4g/5g core network deployment

  • Understanding of Cloud Security (AWS)

  • Competent in understanding IT and network designs and equipment configurations used to deliver a wide range of IT and telecommunications solutions

  • Competent in applying security policies and principles defined in security architecture to real world scenarios

  • Understands and applies risk management principles

  • Effective communication skills to influence stakeholders and explain complex security requirements in simple terms

  • Stakeholder Management - established as the go-to person for any project issues impacting on Corporate & External Affairs teams

  • Establishing and maintaining single point of contact relationship with key project manager(s)

CISSP (nice to have)

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