Areas of Specialisation:

  • Incident Response
  • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM)
  • Threat & Vulnerability Management
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)
  • GDPR
  • Identity & Access Management (IAM)
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Perimeter & Infrastructure Security
  • Penetration Testing 
  • Cloud/Security Architecture

Contract Staffing:

Locke & McCloud have developed an excellent bench of fully referenced, background checked and certified security professionals to assist our clients on their security projects. We can deliver onsite, remote or offshore resources or a combination of all three to ensure that our client's projects are delivered on time and within budget. Many of our best contractors also work with us on an exclusive basis and have worked with us on numerous projects so you can rest assured that you are working with the best contract talent on the market.


Permanent Staffing:

Through utilising the most modern and varied recruiting techniques in the industry Locke & McCloud can assist our clients in engaging with the very best permanent talent in the market. By getting a thorough understanding of our candidates and clients needs we are able to match the best candidates in the market to the most suitable positions. We endeavour to engage with passive talent, and not only those who are available on the market to make sure that all our client's needs are fulfilled. 

Retained Search:

When using our retained search capability, you can rest assured that Locke & McCloud will be engaging only the finest passive talent on the market, through utilising a wide variety of headhunting skills Locke & McCloud’s dedicated team will be able to market map, select and fully vet any candidates which you feel may be a good fit for your business. Pricing structures for our retained capabilities range so please give us a call to discuss further.
 

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Lead SIEM Consultant

Title: Lead SIEM Consultant  (Logrythm)

Location: London

Duration: 6 months (View to extend)

Day Rate: £550 - £600

Start Date: ASAP

SIEM Consultant is required for a services driven tech consultancy who are the largest IT consultancy in the UK. The SIEM consultant is a crucial role, shaping the direction of client delivery. This will be a 3-6 month contract with the view of a possible extension and be outside IR35. 

The role will carry out a variety of selected duties including, but not limited to:

  • SIEM technical consultancy covering install, configuration, upgrades and health checks
  • Delivery of SIEM design scoping workshops
  • Providing technical pre-sales support by attending meetings, conference calls, providing technical web demonstrations and in any other way required
  • Technical scoping of customer requirements
  • Creating high and low level technical documentation for customer consultancy engagements
  • 3rd line technical support

Maintain qualifications in relevant vendor accreditations

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Must have extensive experience within Logrythm
  • Expert knowledge in SIEM technologies
  • Experience in Financial Services, Government Organisations or Military
  • Strong academic record including a relevant undergraduate (Bachelors) degree achieving a 2:1 or above
  • Awareness of National and International security standards
  • Project management experience - Prince2 / PMI / MSP
  • Team Leadership / Management experience
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA or CISM

Locke and McCloud are market leading specialist Recruitment agency solely focusing on Information and Cyber Security Recruitment. If you are interested in this position, then apply now to avoid disappointment!! Please get in touch ASAP to discuss further.

Information Security Manager –  City Of London – £70,000 - Remote working!

Information Security Manager –  City Of London – £70,000 - Remote working!

 

I am currently working with a market-leading client who are a specialist cyber consulting company looking to hire a talented Information Security Manager for an in-house role. You will be joining a rapidly growing company and be a key contributor to their information security strategy.

 

The Information Security Manager will be working alongside other department heads to deliver complex projects and ensure the information security roadmap positions the company for further growth.

 

This is a great opportunity to work for a company where you will be able to learn from some of the most talented Cyber and Information security professionals in the market and also take ownership of lots of interesting internal projects. They have a global client base and are currently in the process of opening further offices internationally as demand for their services continues to grow:

 

Duties Include:

  • Taking the company through ISO27001 compliance.
  • Performing due diligence on current and prospective vendors.
  • Liaising with stakeholders regarding security threats to the business.
  • Identifying gaps in the security infrastructure and accessing what changes need to be made to amend them.
  • Act as the SME on the company's information security platform.
  • Responsibility for the department's budget spending and allocation.

 

Requirements:

  • Prior experience running an information security platform.
  • Must have taken a company through ISO27001 compliance previously.
  • Experience liaising with users and dealing with security related queries.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with technical teams such as SOC Analysts and Security Engineers.

 

Desirable:

  • Relevant industry certifications (CISSP, CISA, CISM).
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Lead Implementer.

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday.
  • 15% bonus plan plus stock options
  • Healthcare and Dental.
  • Gym membership
  • Remote working

 

If you're a strong Senior Information Security Analyst who wants the opportunity to grow into an Information Security Manager role then this could be the perfect environment for you.

Phone interviews are happening early next week and my client is 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 b.connolly@locke-mccloud.com

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.

 

Requirements:

  • 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.

Benefits:

  • 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 b.connolly@locke-mccloud.com

Information Security Analyst - Outside IR35

Location: London 

Duration: 6-12 months

Day Rate: £600-650 (Outside IR35) 

Start Date: ASAP

An exciting opportunity for an Information Security Analyst to join a public sector client to help deliver a transformation project on a 6-12month contract basis where you will be responsible for the delivery of Information Security program and will be involved in the development of policies and incident response. You will be working in a large team helping to Identify and respond to cyber threats and security risks whilst working closely with reporting CISO.

Responsibilities

  • Identifies key points of contact, establishes communication channel. Collaborates with functional teams on cyber risks and company information security initiatives
  • Initiates security assessment/audit overview meetings and schedule Q&A sessions
  • Performs security risk assessments and provides information security awareness. Conducts internal security and confidential information investigations and information usage security audits
  • Leads and supports enterprise wide information security and cyber risk assessments with technical and non-technical teams
  • Manages assessment/audit timeline for questionnaire, interview, evidence verification, and report preparation
  • Proactively identifies and develops recommendations to information security and cyber risk issues and vulnerabilities by working with multiple teams including privacy, compliance, internal audit, legal, HR, information technology, etc

The ideal candidate will have

  • Experience gathering information from a range of different sources, developing and creating search queries
  • Experience in using InfoSec assessment/audit tools and/or controls questionnaires-based industry standard frameworks (i.e. NIST; ISO; Cobit; CSA)
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience
  • Candidate must have excellent organization skills and be a self-motivated learner
  • CISA, CRISC, CISM, or CISSP certifications

Information Security Risk/Analyst – Leeds – £30,000-£45,000

Information Security Risk/Analyst – Leeds – £40,000-£50,000

I am currently working on a unique role for a leading Financial Company in Leeds who are looking to hire an Information Security Analyst to maintain and secure my client’s Cyber Security Centre’s internal infrastructure.

The Information Security Analyst will work alongside an existing internal team of 15 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 is 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 
  • Implementing security frameworks within Networks and Cloud technology
  • A clear understanding of ISO27001, PCI DSS, and other frameworks
  • Dealing with threat and risks vulnerabilities
  • Communicating competently with stakeholders, and senior members of staff

Requirements:

  • Prior experience conducting vulnerability scanning, identifying risk and threats, using Cloud-based Technologies
  • Prior experience in an Information Security Analyst role
  • Must be capable of holding a UK National Security Clearance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday.
  • Flexible Remote working
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Onsite gym

 

This is a great opportunity for a candidate with 1 year+ experience in an Analyst role to move into the end client space because roles like this don't come around very often. Equally, if you're a strong Information Security Analyst who has the requisite skills but hasn't had the opportunity to take on large exciting projects then this could be the perfect environment for you.

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

If this sounds like a role you'd like to hear more about then call Elliot on 0203 854 2230 or email your CV to e.komlos@locke-mccloud.com

Account Manager – Cyber Security – Penetration Testing

Account Manager – Cyber Security – Penetration Testing

One of our large Penetration Testing consulting clients based in Cheltenham is looking for a talented Account Manager to Account Manage and develop their existing client relationships.

This job will require someone with attention to detail, the ability to build long term relationships and develop technical proposals to new clients.

You must have the ability to scope and provide technical tenders to large scale projects. You will be bonused on tenders that have been won and the number of tenders sent out.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Expert in writing technical proposals to clients
  • Managed tender processes for CHECK and private sector
  • A can-do approach to Account Management
  • Ability to work with Technical teams
  • Ideally previously worked in account managing Penetration Testing
  • A consultative client-first approach towards clients

Salary: 50k + bonus

Benefits: Pension and Healthcare

Career progression: Growing the team

Location: Cheltenham and majority of home working

Interviews: ASAP

If this position could be of interest to you then please do not hesitate to get in touch asap.

Cyber Security Analyst – Manchester – up to £55k  

 

Cyber Security Analyst – Manchester – up to £55k  

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 Analyst who is passionate about all aspects of maintaining high levels of Security. You will need to be willing to take on the challenge of working for a multi-national organisation and take responsibility as a member of the Cyber Security team.

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, this company has established itself as being one of the leaders in the Cyber Security space in Manchester.  

Working in an environment where the employee comes first is not something many people have the pleasure of experience - my client believes without 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, PCI DSS and Cyber Essentials
  • Create training and awareness programs around email phishing campaigns and delivering them effectively to all staff members 
  • Operations responsibilities across monitoring and maintenance of cybersecurity tools – Web App Firewalls and Vulnerability Management platforms
  • Assist in the training and development of junior members of staff
  • 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

  • 3+ Years’ professional experience in Cyber Security 
  • Strong knowledge of Vulnerability Management platforms and tools
  • Experience working in accordance with Cyber Security frameworks such as NIST and ISO27001
  • Experience conducting vulnerability management engagements using Qualys
  • Exposure to Paulo Auto, AWS and Azure
  • 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

 Apply with your CV - c.small@locke-mccloud.com

Contract Cyber/Information Security Consultant

Title: Cyber/Information Security Consultant

Location: London

Duration: 6 months (View to extend)

Day Rate: £600/700

Start Date: ASAP

Brilliant opportunity to work with an award-winning FinTech company based in the heart of London, who is about to embark on the first phase of a long term Security Transformation and are looking for talented Cyber/Information Security consultants to join the team and assist in a number of exciting projects.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the CISO
  • Identifying and responding to cyber threats and security risks
  • Following established governance processes and frameworks
  • Examining emerging technologies to identify effective ways to deploy security controls

The ideal candidate will have

  • Experience implementing ISMS frameworks in line with ISO 27001
  • Experience engaging with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong experience working on GDPR regulations
  • Experience with IAM and DLP products

Locke and McCloud are market-leading specialist Recruitment agency solely focusing on Information and Cyber Security Recruitment.

If you are interested in this position, then apply now to avoid disappointment!! Please get in touch ASAP to discuss further.

Cyber/Information Security Consultant - London

Title: Cyber/Information Security Consultant

Location: London

Duration: 6 months (View to extend)

Day Rate: £600/700

Start Date: ASAP

Brilliant opportunity to work with an award-winning FinTech company based in the heart of London, who is about to embark on the first phase of a long term Security Transformation and are looking for talented Cyber/Information Security consultants to join the team and assist in a number of exciting projects.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the CISO
  • Identifying and responding to cyber threats and security risks
  • Following established governance processes and frameworks
  • Examining emerging technologies to identify effective ways to deploy security controls

The ideal candidate will have

  • Experience implementing ISMS frameworks in line with ISO 27001
  • Experience engaging with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong experience working on GDPR regulations
  • Experience with IAM and DLP products

Locke and McCloud are market-leading specialist Recruitment agency solely focusing on Information and Cyber Security Recruitment.

If you are interested in this position, then apply now to avoid disappointment!! Please get in touch ASAP to discuss further.

Contract Information Security/ Cyber Security Consultant

Our client is a leading Financial Services company based in Manchester. They are currently searching for an experienced Information Security Consultant.

The client is offering an initial 3 months contract with a view to extending. You will be reporting directly into the CISO which will give you the gravitas in the team to deliver the security work required.

Responsibilities:

Implementing frameworks such as NIST/PCI-DSS

DLP and Data protection exposure would be advantageous

Recertification for ISO27001/GDPR

SIEM improvement projects

Risks and vulnerability assessments

Improving current policies and procedures

Locke and McCloud are a leading Information Security Recruitment firm as I exclusively focus on the Contract market. If this opportunity or any other contact requirements could be of interest, then please contact Faisal Azim to discuss further.

500/600 per day

Cyber Security Analyst – Liverpool – up to £65,000

Cyber Security Analyst – Liverpool – up to £65,000-75,000

Are you a Cyber Security Analyst in search of an opportunity that will challenge your technical skills to the highest order?

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

My client is in search of a Cyber 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. 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 requirements:

  • Assist with the analysis of security risk assessments
  • Act as a point of conduct for incident response and vulnerability assessments
  • Deal with security alerts and tickets and pass information on to team lead
  • Assist in the development of security policies and controls such as ISO27001 and PCI-DSS
  • Ensure the organisation is compliant with various security frameworks
  • Conduct vulnerability management exercises to highlight areas of fragility

The ideal candidate will have

  • 3+ Years’ professional experience in Cyber Security
  • Experience working on Incident Response engagements
  • Experience dealing with business vulnerabilities and creating remediation plans
  • 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

Apply with your CV right away in order not to miss out on this position.

Information Security Analyst – Contract – Mayfair - £500-650 Per Day

Information Security Analyst – Contract – Mayfair - £500-650 Per Day

Our client is a leading Hedge Fund based in Berkley Square, Mayfair. They are currently looking for an expert Information Security Analyst to help with their overall Security Posture.

This client is offering an initial 6-month contract with a very high chance of extension.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • A broad understanding of network and computer system architecture, operations and protocols.
  • Minimum one- or two years’ experience with working on a framework such as NIST, PCI -DSS & ISO 27001.
  • Provide training for all employees regarding company security and information safeguarding.
  • Expert experience in reviewing and improving Security Policies
  • SIEM improvement projects
  • Vulnerability Assessments
  • Expert analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Stakeholder experience
  • DLP and Data Protection exposure would be advantageous

Locke and McCloud are a leading Information Security Recruitment firm as I exclusively focus on the Contract market. If this opportunity or any other contact requirements could be of interest, then please contact Faisal Azim to discuss further.

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