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Information Security Specialist

I am currently working on a highly exciting opportunity in London with a Financial Services company who are looking for a strong Information Security Specialist to come on board. You will be joining a rapidly expanding team of specialists and be a key part in the company’s infrastructure.

 

The is a highly exciting opportunity working for a very innovative company. You will work in the heart of central London in a high tech, modern office.

 

Duties Include:

  • Third party risk management.
  • Ensure the company integrity in terms of security standards of ISO27001, PCI DSS, GDPR & Data Protection.
  • Liaising with stakeholders in regards to security threats to the business.
  • Identifying gaps in the security infrastructure and accessing what changes need to made to amend them.
  • Provide support to the team on the implementation of information security risks and strategies.
  • Act as the SME on Information Security.
  • Work directly with the CISO in implementing a Security Roadmap.

 

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience working within Information Security.
  • Experience liaising with stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken.
  • Self-starter and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong IT background

 

Desirable:

  • Relevant industry certification (CISSP, CISA, CISM).
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Lead Implementer.
  • Degree level education in a relevant subject.

 

Senior Incident Response Specialist

Senior Incident Response Specialist – London

 

Locke and Mccloud are currently working with an international consultancy who are currently looking for a Senior Incident Response Specialist.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Incident Response team within this organisation as their investment and future ambition for their Cyber Security division is higher than ever with huge growth potential.

 

Essential Skills:

 

  • 3+ years of professional services delivery and experience in Incident Response consulting
  • Experience using security applications such as Security Information and Event (SIEM)/ Log Management systems, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), IDS/IPS, Encase/FTK, or similar incident response and digital forensics tools
  • Experience with network analysis, endpoint analysis, malware analysis, and incident response
  • Experience in enterprise security and how various technologies and processes work together for increasing threat detection and streamlining incident response
  • Proven ability to build relationships with and understand the business needs of customers and deliver demonstrable value
  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent, Computer Science, MIS, CIS or related field, or significant relevant experience in lieu of an academic degree from a top tier university (Russell Group)
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to master large and complex toolsets to acquire and analyse data

 

 

Locke and Mccloud work with the very best clients and candidates in the market, solely focusing and working in the Cyber Security market which allow us to engage with the best.

 

We are acting as an employment agent on behalf of this organisation.

Cyber security consultant

Cyber Security Consultant

 

Are you an Information Security expert with experience consulting with clients in a range of industries? Do you feel you are ready for a step up in terms of management responsibilities within a security division?

 

If your ambitions are leading you to answer the above questions with a solid yes, then look no further. My client have won a number of projects in the Information and Cyber Security space and are therefore in the process of expanding its security team.

 

Daily you will be exposed to a range of frameworks ranging from Governance Risk & Compliance, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability assessments, SOC work as well as Social Engineering project. This opportunity features the opportunity to travel across the UK and even across Europe occasionally in order to complete your engagements - All travel to client site will be expensed by my client including Hotel cover and even your dinner!

 

Progression is also clearly outlined and if you are able to deliver on your engagements to a high standard you will be rewarded for your hard work. Taking on more and more responsibility will ensure that you are put forward for management positions within the first 6 months of your journey in the organisation.

 

Why not bring your valuable skills and grow alongside an ever-expanding Security Consultancy?

 

Job Responsibilities

  • You will work closely with the Cyber Security Manager and go out to client sites to resolve their issues
  • Dealing with Cyber Security threats and establish the best means in which to tackle the issues
  • Conduct Penetration Tests to ensure the companies clients have secure frameworks
  • Conduct Email phishing exercises in order to keep the specific client’s staff aware of threat trends in the market
  • Write weekly reports highlighting vulnerabilities assessed in the past week.

 

Experience Required

  • 3 Years’ + experience in Cyber Security
  • Vast experience in conducting report writing highlighting vulnerabilities to company managers and directors
  • Perform internal and external security risk assessments
  • Some experience carrying out Penetration Tests
  • Experience dealing with Email Phishing attacks
  • Display some experience in working on Social Engineering projects
  • Experience working with company Directors to discuss initiatives

 

Head of Penetration Testing

Head of Penetration Testing

Are you a Penetration Tester with extensive management experience? Are you tired of mundane CHECK work being your sole engagements? Not being challenged technically in your current role?

My client is in search of a Head of Penetration Testing to manage its team of highly technical individuals. You will be working on varied engagements ensuring that all levels of testers under your leadership are constantly expanding their scope of knowledge. Moreover, engaging in several industries allows you to diversify your skill set and develop all areas of your testing capabilities.

In order to meet their extensive growth plans for 2019, my client needs an experienced manager in pentesting to spearhead the delivery of the projects they have just won. You would be offered the chance to work remotely with any travel to client site being expensed. Under your tutelage, my client expects you as the Head of pentesting to constantly drive and develop the talent under you. Leading to them taking on further certifications and enabling my client to progress those individuals up the management chain.

My client is one of the most well renowned pentesting firms in the UK, recognised for their innovative strategies when it comes to taking on technical projects. Great benefits are included in this package, as mentioned you would be working remotely and offered flexible working hours. Low utilisation is also one of the most attractive aspects of this role.

The Ideal candidate will have

  • 5+ Years’ experience in pentesting
  • Demonstratable experience in improving junior pentesters
  • Experience leasing with company directors
  • Show quality of delivery in high-pressure environments
  • Understand working with individuals and how to manage individual personalities
  • Experience in Web Application and infrastructure testing
  • Experience in Sap system testing
  • Certifications such as - CRT, CTM and CTL desirable

SOC Analyst

SOC Analyst

Locke and Mccloud are currently working with a global technology company based in Leeds who are currently looking for a SOC analyst.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Cyber Security team within this organisation as their investment and future ambition for their Cyber Security division is higher than ever. Therefore, the growth and development of the Cyber Security team specifically in the SOC team is a priority for our client.

Role Includes:

  • Daily monitoring of SIEM security.
  • Performing triage and constant reviews of alerts.
  • Weekly threat and risk assessments and analysis reports.
  • Incident reports and prioritisation of responses and alerts.
  • Contacting appropriate contacts for security events.
  • Service platform components to be constantly maintained and managed.

Essential Knowledge / Requirements:

  • SOC environment experience is essential coinciding with a thorough level of understanding and experience with SOC procedures and processes.
  • An understanding and experience of network security technologies are essential these include: IDS/IPS, encryption, firewalls, certificate authority, etc.
  • An understanding of packet level data is essential alongside hands-on experience of *nix systems.
  • Crucial knowledge within the security areas like identity and access management, security policies, processes and procedures are fundamentally important.

Locke and Mccloud work with the very best clients and candidates in the market, solely focusing and working in the Cyber Security market which allow us to engage with the best and are acting as an employment agent on behalf of this organisation.

For more information please apply with your CV.

Information Security Consultant

Information Security Consultant - London

Locke and Mccloud are currently working with a global technology company based in Central London who are currently looking for an Information Security Consultant.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Cyber Security team within this organisation as their investment and future ambition for their Cyber Security division is higher than ever, with an emphasis on Information Security.

Role Includes:

  •  Provide information direction to complex issues and ensure delivery of solutions and procedure.
  •   Provide cyber information consulting and advice.
  •  Have a good basis of knowledge and consultancy experience to reach innovative solutions.
  • General Information assurance, governance risk and compliance activities, ranging from risk assessment, information security and audit, therefore an understanding of these frameworks are crucial.
  •  Working on various projects, with fantastic exposure and potential growth opportunities.


Essential Knowledge/Requirements:
 

  • Certifications and/or training in a technical security speciality (e.g., GIAC, CISSP, Security+)
  • Knowledge of public-key and private-key encryption techniques including DES, RSA, and PGP/GPG
  •  Knowledge of Layer 2, Wireless, Switching and Routing Protocols
  •  Familiarity with securing virtualized environments
  •  Consulting experience is essential, face to face interaction with clients and stakeholders is a bonus.

If you are interested in this position, then please get in touch asap to discuss further.

Locke and McCloud are a specialist Recruitment agency solely focusing on Information and Cyber Security Recruitment. Locke and McCloud act as an Equal Opportunity Employment Agency.

Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst 

Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst 

Our Client:

Our client is a rapidly growing IT Services company. This client specialises in commercial and consumer financial products. The security risk level to this client is high risk due to the sensitivity of their client data.

The Role:

The Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst is going to be responsible for monitoring multiple security technologies using the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tool to detect IT security incidents. The analyst will follow detailed operational process and procedures to appropriately analyse, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security incidents. Monitor multiple security technologies, such as IDS/IPS, syslog, file integrity, vulnerability scanners. Correlate and analyse events using the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tool to detect IT security incidents. Follow detailed operational process and procedures to appropriately analyse, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security incidents

Responsibilities:

Monitor multiple security technologies, such as IDS/IPS, syslog, file integrity, vulnerability scanners. -Correlate and analyse events using the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tool to detect IT security incidents. Follow detailed operational process and procedures to appropriately analyse, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security incidents.

Qualifications:

  • General technical skills, includes TCP/IP knowledge, networking and security product experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to acquire in-depth knowledge of network and host security technologies and products (such as firewalls, Network IDS, scanners) and continuously improve these skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • At least 1 year of information security related experience, in areas such as: security operations, incident analysis, incident handling, and vulnerability management or testing, system patching, log analysis, intrusion detection, or firewall administration.

Locke and McCloud act as an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

For more information on this opportunity please submit your CV through the advert as directed or please email your CV to info@locke-mccloud.com

Locke and McCloud operate as a Equal Opportunity Employer .

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Security Analyst

Security Analyst

Locke and Mccloud are currently working with an exciting global financial services company based in Central London who are currently looking for an Information Security Analyst.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Global Security team within this organisation as their investment and future ambition for their Security division is higher than ever. 

Role Includes: 

  • Conduct and manage external audits.
  • Develop an internal security audit process to analyse the company security controls.
  • Establish  security compliance procedures and audits for external services.
  • Communicate with clients and make recommondations for their security controls.

Essential Knowledge/Requirements:

  • A degree in engineering, computer science, phyrics or mathematics.
  • Experience working within Financial Services is very desirable.
  • 3+ years experience in a similar role, strong audit & management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of security standards including ISO27001, NIST, COBIT.
  • Technical background very desirable.

If you are interested in this position, then please get in touch asap to discuss further.

Locke and McCloud are a specialist Recruitment agency solely focusing on Information and Cyber Security Recruitment. Locke and McCloud act as an Equal Opportunity Employment Agency.

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