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Security Consultant

  • Location: Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
  • Salary: Up to £750.00 per day + Inside IR35 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 August 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -072021-461692

Hydrogen Group are currently looking for a security consultant to join a successful retail bank. The role is a remote position supporting a number of different project and programmes within the organisation. The contract is for an initial 6 months paying up to £750 per day inside IR35.


  • Provide end to end Cyber Security advice, guidance and direction to the programme workstream/s.
  • Ensure that security requirements and controls are implemented by working closely with Design, Build and Test resources, as well as Business Stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Represent the Cyber Projects team at Programme/Workstream level Design Authorities and Workstream daily stand ups providing security advice in relation to the solution/s being proposed.
  • Drive compliance with Information Security Standards, as well as Legal, Regulatory and Scheme security requirements.
  • Ensure that relevant security risks are identified and articulated to a high standard for review in line with risk appetite.
  • Taking difficult business issues and creating win-win outcomes for Security and the Business.

Key Skills required for the successful candidate

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the security related technical controls which prevent / mitigate Cyber Security risks.
  • Working knowledge and demonstrable experience of information security related policy, standards and methodologies and associated information security legislation and scheme standards, particularly the ISO27001 Framework.
  • Understanding of the attack vectors, methods and actors in relation to Cyber security
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work across a wide variety of frameworks and models.
  • The ability to identify and communicate risk at the Enterprise level.
  • Superb stakeholder management & influencing skills across a broad range of technical and non-technical stakeholders and all levels within the Group.
  • Great presentation, oral and written communication skills with an ability to convey complex technical concepts and issues to non-technical colleagues.

Nice to have

  • Formal Cyber security accreditations
  • Knowledge of current information security standards and regulations such as PCI-DSS, ISO27000 series, GDPR, PSD2