Information Security Consultant – Permanent – Leeds – £30k – £35k Per Annum

The Company
An experienced Information Security Consultant is required by a global consultancy, based in their Leeds office.

The Role
This role will be a member of the IT Security team, you will review all aspects of the IT environment and its components. This role shall be responsible for gathering requirements, designing and implementing enterprise-wide solutions. The successful candidate will be required to proactively improve and provide advice and guidance on information security matters.

*Develop and enhance security policies, processes, procedures and technical controls to strengthen security capabilities and resilience to cyber threats
*Take a proactive role in identifying security risks, mitigations and opportunities to strengthen resilience to cyber-attacks and security incidents
*Participate in the design and implementation of systems and applications to ensure that proposed solutions comply with the company’s IT Security policies
*Assist with security incident management and response activities
*Interact with the IT team to provide and share technical issue resolution knowledge and deployment/adoption processes best practices
*Implement and manage the Microsoft MFA environment to protect critical systems and information
*Develop user and technical training guides to help support and use the system
*Maintain and manage the IT Risk register to ensure that IT risks are regularly reviewed, correctly identified, assessed, reported and mitigated in line with recommended best practices
*Provide analysis of information security risk and issues of non-compliance
Experience Required
*Excellent hands on experience of security and/or infrastructure within an enterprise environment
*Comprehensive experience and in-depth knowledge of enterprise information security and standards including Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, 27002 etc. Data Protection Act and the General Data
*Protection Regulation
*Microsoft O365 Security solutions; Microsoft core OS; Networking; Security operations; Penetration testing; Security Auditing; Forensics; Security architecture
*Good understanding of security testing principles, including experience of penetration testing, identifying, resolving and reporting risks

Detailed knowledge of:
*Microsoft O365 environment
*Threat Intelligence analysis and best practice
*Security Incident Response processes, procedures and best practices

If you are interested in this position, please apply now for immediate consideration.