Junior Cyber Security - Remote

  • IT Governance
  • Ely, Cambridgeshire

We have an exciting opportunity for Junior Cyber / Information Security professionals who are looking to develop their skillset and build a successful career in cyber security consulting by joining our rapidly growing practice. The Consultant will have an in-depth understanding of networking, operating systems, implementing open-source solutions to address security and compliance needs and able to understand a client’s business and security requirements. This knowledge must be coupled with experience performing assessments or implementing information security standards/frameworks or informati...

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  • GMFJ Reference
    246233
  • Wages
    £35,000 p/a
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    07/02/2024
  • Start Date
    01/09/2023
  • Approx. Duration
    Permanent

  • Location
    Ely
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    IT
  • Opportunity Type
    Other Employment Opportunity
  • Employer
    IT Governance

Description

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide support to ITG PCI Qualified Security Assessors (QSA) on PCI engagements, conduct gap analyses and assessments related to multiple information security frameworks.
  • Collecting, organising, and reviewing evidence as agreed with Clients across multiple platforms and applications to determine compliance with relevant controls.
  • Writing technical reports and supporting documentation across all engagements.
  • Provide advice and consultancy for PCI merchant/service providers around PCI SAQ assessments, gap analysis, remediation services.
  • May require travel to customer locations (potentially, across Europe) for interviews and validation of controls.
  • Create high quality customised reports detailing assessment findings including remedial actions and roadmap to improve control and security posture to achieve compliance.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with client personnel and internal stakeholders.
  • Consult with client in assisting them with the findings and remedial activities.
  • Contribute to scoping calls with responsibility for setting the scope and identifying opportunities working with the sales team.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the practice through a variety of activities supporting the sales, marketing, technical and operational teams.
  • Maintain expected levels of personal productivity and utilisation by working with consultants and management to support engagements.
  • Meet professional practice standards and demonstrate competence in the core service offerings.

To be successful in this position, you will possess:

  • The ability to be self-driven and have strong independent initiative, willingness to identify and solve problems through creative thinking and collaboration;
  • A desire to maintain knowledge of ongoing security and compliance industry development and obtain relevant industry certifications;
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal; and
  • The ability to work independently or in collaboration environments to meet delivery obligations.

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in IT / Information Security.
  • An Information security or audit certification.
  • Desire to learn new technologies and audit techniques.
  • General technical knowledge with understanding of networks, infrastructure/application security, architecture, operating systems, virtualisation and cloud technologies.
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills with a good understanding of MS Word, ME Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Team player, able to multitask who can complete projects independently without constant oversight from management.

To apply, please click the button below and send a CV and covering letter. (No agencies, please.)

Remuneration: Up to £35,000 p.a., depending on skills and experience
Basis: Full-time, permanent
Location: Homebased with travel to client sites

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from candidates of any and all backgrounds.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: Up to £35,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: Remote

For more information about this vacancy please contact Skills City Runway on - (Ref ID: 246233)

Company website : https://www.itgovernance.co.uk/

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