Cyber Security Principal Consultant - Cisco

Cyber Security Principal Consultant - Cisco

Job Title: Cyber Security Principal Consultant - Cisco
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: HQ00068576_1519656146
Contact Name: Richard Williamson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2018 14:42

Job Description

A global Management Consultancy are searching for a Principal Consultant to join their expanding Security Team, due to client demand, from their FTSE 250 & Blue Chip clients. You will be working with some of the UK's leading consultants in the UK for Workplace, Security, Cloud, Networking, and Big Data.

This role is a full time, permanent role.

The successful person will be responsible for owning customer relationships and delivering successful outcomes, either individually or as part of a project team.

Your role will cover:

· Act as Design Authority for multiple, enterprise-scale Security engagements
· Develop business cases
· Produce detailed Scope of Work documentation to support competitive tenders
· Ensure a high level of quality via documentation and personal representation
· Manage change control of design(s), process related tasks and associated documentation
· Handover project initiation to consultants delivering the solution, post-sales
· Work to define services based on supplier technology and in response to the demands of the market
· Manage relationships with all parties involved in "cradle to grave" solution provision cycle
· Engage in, and manage, Customer demonstrations and Proofs of Concept
· Maintain a high level of industry awareness through training and self-development
· Advise and recommend on future technology and services
· Work closely with Vendors / Partners to keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies
· Disseminate knowledge to the other consultants, within the consultancy practice, and other internal service providers.

Ancillary Activities
· Support the Solution and Infrastructure Architects to maintain quality levels
· Develop the PC profile as a 'go to' person for security requirements
Maintain a highly visible profile, internally and externally (with vendors), that promotes the Security team
· Mentor other consultants
· Maintain all administrative documentation as requested

The Ideal Candidate
*Experience in security lead objectives in:
oHMG SPF & Accreditation
oCloud Security Principles
oInformation Risk Management
oInformation Audit and Compliance
*The candidate must have good experience in defining, carrying out and reporting on security gap analysis and assessments for people, processes and technologies.
*The candidate must have good technical experience in pre-sales, design & delivery in at least 2 of the following vendor areas:
oCisco Security portfolio (AMP for Endpoint, Umbrella, Cisco CDO & Firepower Management)
oPalo Alto
*Desirable skills in Symantec, McAfee & F5
*Routing and switching skills that complement their Security skills.
*Multi-vendor pre-sales, design, delivery and support experience
*Compliance audit and analysis experience in the following verticals:
oCentral Government
oLocal Government
oCritical Infrastructure and Control Systems
*Excellent communication skills; both written and oral.
*Proven ability in producing documentation for a technical and business audience.
*Ability to deal with sensitive customer issues.
*Ability to present large internal and external audiences.
*To have worked as a lead technical consultant, leading a team of technical consultants in post-sales or operational projects.
*Experience of working within a number of large organisations (more than 1000 IT users).
*Leadership and organisational skills with the ability to provide technical leadership mentoring.
Training & Certification:
*SC cleared or willing to be security cleared

Vendor Training\Certification in at least two of the following or Equivalent:
*Cisco - CCNP/CCIE in Security
*Palo Alto
*RSA Security Analytics

Desirable to hold further security accreditations with ISACA, ISC2, SANS, GIAC

This team, are searching for a mixture of levels and backgrounds, if you tick some of the boxes for this role, please apply to this role to be connected with Richard Williamson to hear more - Lawrence Harvey is an award winning specialist Technology recruitment Agency, we offer services to both candidates and customers please get in touch to hear more about the value we can add to your search or your organisation.

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