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Principal Network Security Consultant - Permanent - Berkshire

Job Title: Principal Network Security Consultant - Permanent - Berkshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/P/NSC/FC_1537802432
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Principal Network Security Consultant - Permanent - Berkshire

End-to-end Network Security Expert required by leading Telecoms Managed Services company to act as principal consultant to internal teams and shareholders on all matters relating to Network Security.

The role:

Confirm security policy and good practice is upheld, threats to company systems and data are identified and risks are managed to achieve optimal level of security. Work closely with designers and developers across the IT team, and to develop and maintain relationships with key technology areas, shareholders, suppliers and other relevant parts of the business.

The key responsibilities are to:

Provide Network and Infrastructure Security consultancy across all of the companies managed elements and provide advice for shareholder security teams where appropriate.

Maintain early engagement for incoming projects and requests

Enforce Information Security policy and risk-based best practice.

Perform security risk assessments throughout the design stages - perform threat analysis, identify vulnerabilities, propose efficient solutions aimed at reducing risk to the optimal level acceptable by the company and the shareholders.

Review Solution Designs and perform security analysis and approval.

Build and maintain strong relationships with the companies teams, drive Information Security awareness, in order to embed Information Security in the corporate culture.

The key challenges are:

Managing across a diverse user group and multiple business units and 3rd party suppliers

Managing across a diverse system and application environment across multiple infrastructures

Managing demarcations of responsibility across a wide range of organisations including shareholders and suppliers.

Your background:

Ideally, you will have a mobile network operator background with experience of overseeing the complete e2e security of the RAN, Transport and Core Network domains, as well as the interfaces with Enterprise.

Alternatively, you will experience with fixed line operators or network infrastructure vendors.

Your key skills and experience:

Experience in implementing, maintaining and adapting recognised security standards to fit with new technology and networks. E.g. PCI and ISO27001

Excellent communication and engagement skills. You will be acting as a consultant to internal senior stakeholders, delivery teams and external shareholders.

Industry certifications: CISM and/or CISSP or equivalent.

Please apply via this site in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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