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list Senior Cyber Security Specialist – Coventry – £55,000 plus benefits

Senior Cyber Security Specialist – Coventry – £55,000 plus benefits


I am currently working on a unique role for a leading educational and medical research facility in the West Midlands who are looking to hire a Senior Cyber Security Specialist to maintain, develop and secure my client’s Cyber Security Centre’s internal infrastructure.


The Senior Cyber Security Specialist will work alongside an existing internal team of 30 people to conduct regular security assessments of their infrastructure and provide expert incident response services in the event of a cyber security incident.


This is a great opportunity to work for a company who are a leader in their field and make a genuine difference to thousands of lives daily.


Duties Include:

  • Develop and improve the Cyber Security Centre's threat hunting capability by conducting regular cyber security 
  • Trouble shooting Linux and Windows operating systems and network devices such as workstations, servers, switches, routers and firewalls.
  • Playing a lead role in the strategic implementation and the design, development, implementation and monitoring of security policy and controls for the appropriate protection of government classified assets.
  • Managing projects with multiple stakeholders and engaging with key people at all levels within the organization.



  • Prior experience conducting vulnerability scanning, ethical hacking and incident response.
  • Prior experience in systems administration of Linux and Windows environments
  • Must be capable of holding a UK National Security Clearance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • 42 days holiday.
  • 35 hour working week, flexible working hours AND remote working.
  • Healthcare and Dental.
  • Onsite gym


This is a great opportunity for an experienced Cyber Security Consultant / Penetration Tester to move into the end client space because roles like this don't come around very often. Equally, if you're a strong Senior Information Security Analyst / Penetration Tester who has the requisite skills but hasn't had the opportunity to take on a Senior Cyber Security Specialist role previously then this could be the perfect environment for you.

Phone interviews are happening later this week and my client are looking to make this hire ASAP.


If this sounds like a role you'd like to hear more about then call Brian on 0203 854 2230   or email your CV to

Senior Cyber Security Engineer – Cheshire – up to £70k

Senior Cyber Security Engineer – Cheshire – up to £70k

Looking to challenge yourself by taking on more responsibility in your next role? Working in an environment that pushes you to develop your technical skills to the greatest extent will undoubtedly push you to great heights in your career.

My client is in search of a highly technical Cyber Security Engineer who is passionate about all aspects of maintaining high levels of Security. You will need to be someone who is willing to take on the challenge of working for a multi-national organisation and take responsibility as the Senior Engineer. 

Development and training are provided to the highest standard and tailored to the individual. Any certifications that you require in order to work more effectively will be sponsored by my client. In the last year, they have received £50 million pounds in funding for the technology department. This is a chance to work for a firm that has security at the top of its list of priorities so do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity. 

Working in an environment where the employee comes first is not something many people have the pleasure of experience - my client believes with a well-motivated workforce, great results cannot be achieved. 

Role responsibilities

  • Work on the development and implementation of IT Security Strategy
  • Maintain best practice within the organisation in accordance with ISO27001 
  • Create training and awareness programs around email phishing campaigns and delivering them effectively to all staff members 
  • Scan the organisation's systems to highlight potential threats and vulnerabilities, intrusions and breaches
  • Act as the main point of contact for major Incidents and deliver rapid response times

The ideal candidate will have

  • 5+ Years’ professional experience in Cyber Security 
  • A highly technical background working in Networking or IT
  • Experience working on Incident Response engagements
  • Experience conducting vulnerability management engagements using Qualys
  • Exposure to Paulo Auto, AWS and Azure
  • Experience working in line with Compliance regulations
  • Display experience working on Penetration Testing engagements
  • A background in Security Operations will make your application stand out
  • Have experience in dealing with Email phishing attacks
  • Display experience in reporting back to Senior members of the team in order to highlight risks effectively

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Information Security Consultant – London – 60,000-70,000 + Benefits

Information Security Consultant – London – 60,000-70,000 + Benefits


Locke and Mccloud are currently working with an award-winning nation Cyber Security Consultancy based in London who is 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 GRC / Information Security Team is higher than ever. This role offers remote working and a fantastic opportunity to work on exciting and challenging projects.

Role Includes:

  • Providing information direction to complex issues and ensure the delivery of solutions and procedures.
  • Provide cyber information consulting and advice.
  • Having a good basis of knowledge and consultancy experience to reach innovative solutions.
  • General information assurance, governance risk and compliance activities.
  • Working on various projects, with fantastic exposure and potential growth opportunities.
  • Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports
  • Maintain responsibility for the completion and accuracy of work products

Essential Experience / Knowledge:

  • Over 3 years of experience in risk-based information assurance.
  • Knowledge and experience in ISO27001 AND PCI DSS are essential.
  • Familiarity with risk assessments and reports.
  • Strong client-facing experience with the ability to liaise with both technical and non-technical professionals
  • Certification in ISO27001 is crucial and certifications in CISM/CISA/CRISC are desirable certifications to have.
  • Experience in Vulnerability and Threat Analysis.
  • Consulting experience is essential with a good knowledge of IT networking.

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.

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

 Please send your CV to

 Please get in touch on 02038544230

Information Security Analyst position in Glasgow (Scotland) - £35-45k

Information Security Analyst position in Glasgow (Scotland) - £35k

Are you an Information Security Analyst in Glasgow looking for a challenging opportunity that will present you with an opportunity to progress in your career as a GRC specialist?

If so, then look no further as this role is one not to be missed out on!

My client is in search of an Information Security Analyst to join its young and vibrant team of experts. This opportunity will provide you with the chance to share knowledge with some of the most talented individuals in the industry, which will, without doubt, benefit you in your personal development. You will receive an unrivalled benefits package with up to 40 days of annual leave!

Exposure to new technologies and tools will only develop your skills as an Analyst. This position will allow you to diversify your skillset enabling you to fast track up the management chain. Training budgets are also individually allocated so your skills will be developed in the key areas you need to succeed.

Do not hesitate to get in contact as this role is gaining a great deal of interest.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with the analysis of security risk assessments assessing critical risks through the risk register
  • Assist in the development of security policies and controls such as ISO27001, PCI-DSS, GDPR and data protection
  • Conduct compliance reporting engagements on frameworks of external organisations on GDPR and PCI DSS
  • Create and carry out audit processes for third parties with a view to identifying risks and managing them effectively
  • Establishing relationships with stakeholders both internal and external

The ideal candidate will have

  • 6+ months’ professional experience in Information Security  
  • Experience working in a GRC role will make your application stand out
  • Ability to take control of an organisations risk register
  • Experience working in line with PCI DSS, ISO27001, GDPR and data protection  
  • Information Security project engagement experience
  • Third-party assurance experience is a key element of the required skills
  • Display experience in reporting back to Senior members of the team in order to highlight risks effectively

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Penetration Tester - Check Team Leader – Remote - £80,000 - £120,000

Penetration Tester - Check Team Leader – Remote - £70,000 - £100,000


A successful cybersecurity consultancy is actively searching for a CHECK Team Leader to join their global trusted cyber security team.

This company has been established for over 20 years and has market leaders within a variety of cyber security frameworks. They have invested heavily in state-of-the-art labs and the newest technologies for their esteem specialists to use for research.

As a CHECK Team Leader this consultancy appreciate you are at the top of your game and new challenges are always sought after. They offer a maximum of 10-15% travel, 30 % research time, management and development options, unique project engagements (unmatched in the industry) as well as much more.

Joining this team will position you amongst likeminded individuals who have a world-class technical knowledge in Penetration Testing, however, this is based within a relaxed working environment.



  • An extensive breadth of experience as a Penetration Tester
  • Active Check Team Leader certification
  • Familiarity with application vulnerability assessment tools (e.g. Burp Suite)
  • Experience with command line on Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Strong understanding of web application frameworks (React, Springboot, Ruby on Rails, J2EE, PHP, ASP.NET)
  • CCT/SST/CyberScheme
  • Strong experience and understanding of Infrastructure testing frameworks (e.g Metasploit)

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.

IAM-Identity and Access Management Analyst | West London | £550

IAM-Identity and Access Management Analyst | West London | £550


I am currently working with an exciting media/advertising start-up in West London who are looking for an IAM Analyst to join their growing security team on a contract basis.

This is a long-term contract working for a very flexible & professional company.


Please see below for more details-


This position will require the individual to provide capability assessments of the HR processes and systems, whilst providing recommendations and assisting with the implementation of solutions.

You will need to have previously delivered Identity and Access Management (IAM) processes and solutions.




• Degree education, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related IT discipline; or equivalent experience.

• Experience in SailPoint Identity solutions or CyberArk

• Experience with virtual directory solutions like Radiant Logic and or Oracle products

• Experience supporting SailPoint IdentityIQ including monitoring tasks, initiating certifications and executing reports.

• Exposure on various incident management systems and ticketing tools.

• Experience managing Incidents, Service Request and Changes within defined SLAs.




• Certification on an IAM product

• Experience in one or more of the following areas: Identity Management, Access Management, Role Based Access Control, User Access Certification and Federation

• Experience in administration, installation and troubleshooting of IAM solution in an enterprise environment

• Experience in maintaining an access management/SSO system in a large, complex organization

• Experience in standard operating procedures to perform IAM pre and post-production support activities

• Good knowledge of best practices in IAM systems design and maintenance

• Production support experience in incident management, problem management and change management.

• Extensive knowledge and skills in maintaining an access management/SSO system

• Experience in managing deployments of SailPoint IdentityIQ and access management product

• Experience with role mining, role-based access control and access certification with SailPoint IdentityIQ or CyberArk

IAM Security Analyst

Information Security Lead – IAM

Locke and McCloud have been exclusively retained to work alongside a very exciting client that has just embarked on their biggest company transformation for 70 years.

The company is making a huge £35 million digital transformation, moving away from On-Prem to Cloud. Security is at the forefront of the transformation project and the client has decided to build a very specialist Security Team to get them through the next 3 years of roadmap and BAU after.

The Cyber Security teams are broken down into three sections in which one of the sections will be a stand-alone expert for their IAM and Infosec strategy.

To name a few responsibilities:

  • As the stand-alone expert, you will manage their largescale CyberArk implementation. Take Sailpoint from proof of concept through to implementation working with the Architects and delivery team to ensuring a successful deployment.
  • You will have full ownership of all IAM activities which include managing all of the identities that may be relatable to a person, asset and even objects. This will include information, the facilities and company technology.
  • You will be tasked with defining and implementing the necessary controls for third parties in accordance with security requirements.
  • You will be involved in key decision-making processes that relate to all application security of the business.
  • You must be an analytical forward-thinking consultant that can make appropriate assessments and suggestions to the overall security posture of the company.
  • Stakeholder management experience is also crucial as you will be reporting directly to the CISO.

Growth potential:

This position could progress in two ways dependant on the successful candidate’s preference. Either more of an Architect role or Cyber Security Manager.

The ability work on a greenfield large-scale transformation project.

This client fully endorses and pays for IS trainings and certification

Direct reporting to the CISO

Get in touch for more info!!!!

Digital Forensics Consultant

Digital Forensic Consultant

An internationally recognised management consulting company is searching for a competent Digital Forensics Consultant, to become part of a team of industry experts based in their Northampton office. This role is an opportunity to work alongside highly skilled consultants; covering all aspects of Digital Forensics and E-Discovery, across several industry sectors.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • You will conduct digital forensic acquisitions and analysis of computers, mobile devices and several other digital devices.
  • You can be expected to lead forensic investigations, working with client management, and meeting several deadlines under high pressure.
  • You will produce investigation reports and statements for any criminal / civil prosecutions and internal investigations.

Essential Experience

  • You will require experience in operating as a Digital Forensic Consultant, with a background in conducting a digital forensic analysis of computers and other digital devices.
  • GIAC certifications such as GASF, GCIH, GCFE are desirable.
  • You need experience in working closely with legal teams to understand requirements, set expectations and report on progress.
  • You must competent in using a wide range of computing environments and digital forensics tools; proficient use of EnCase, XWAYS, Cellebrite, MacQusition and Oxygen are desirable

If you are interested in applying for this role, or believe that you are suitable for this role, please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss this opportunity further.

Penetration Tester - Red Teamer

Penetration Tester

Locke and McCloud are a leader in Information and Cyber Security recruitment. 

One of our exclusive clients has just opened a brand-new position to join their exciting Penetration practice. 

This company is a true leader in the Penetration testing world. They describe themselves as true hackers. All of their client’s engagements are full read teaming projects providing their clients with the most comprehensive report on how their systems have been infiltrated. This is not a button clicking environment but an environment working with the very best offensive security professionals in the industry.

Due to the nature of the client engagements working on red teaming projects this consultancy does require all their staff to be onsite in their offices located close to Manchester. 


• 25% of your working time can be spent on research
• Yearly budget you can spend on any certs or conferences 
• Choosing which projects, you want to work on
• Only working on red teaming projects 

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

• 2+ years Penetration Testing and Cyber Security Experience
• Red Teaming, Phishing Simulations and Internal/External Testing experience 
• Experience leading client engagements and managing projects
• Experience Leading projects from the conception of scoping calls to final redemption
• Testing in: Web Application, Infrastructure, Mobile and Database vulnerability assessments
• Expert communication skills
• Experience working in the fast-paced high-pressure environments

If this is an opportunity that could be of interest to you then please get in contact asap to avoid disappointment.

Penetration Tester - Award wining team


We are currently working with an exciting Technology that is looking for talented individuals to join their award-winning Penetration Testing Team.

What the company offers:

  • Home working contracts with up to 30% travel to client site
  • 30% of your work week dedicated to research and self-development
  • An unlimited budget to be spent on certifications of your choice
  • Get mentored by award-winning penetration testers
  • Overtime rates paid at £450 per day
  • Get exposure to some of the most exciting projects in the UK

What the client is looking for:

  • Junior, mid and senior penetration testers
  • You can be located anywhere in the UK but must be based in the UK
  • Ideally CRT or Check certified
  • Strong Technical experience with Infrastructure and Web testing
  • A mature attitude and the ability to manage yourself
  • A minimum of 18 months experience
  • 30+ Penetration Tests
  • Experience infiltrating Active Directory’s

For more information please send your CV to discuss further.

Locke and McCloud are a specialist in Information and Cyber Security Recruitment.

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