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Senior Consultant

Location : Virtual
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+
Required Education : Bachelor's preferred
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :


 




We currently are seeking a highly motivated Senior Consultant to support client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services, and participate in business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.


Professional Experience


· 5+ years of experience in Information Security; Consulting experience preferred


* Must come from a technical background as a former Network Engineer or Systems Administrator


· Experience working in client facing positions managing and performing on time delivery of projects


· Experience with implementing and maintaining compliance around various governance platforms, such as HIPAA, NIST, COBIT, PCI, ISO 2700X, GDPR, etc.


· Experience discussing and making recommendations to customers around information security architecture, governance, and strategic planning


· Experience creating client facing reports geared toward a non-technical audience


· Experience in various areas of IT and Information Security such as DFIR, Pentesting, Networking, Desktop and Server Administration, Development, etc.


· Experience with security tools such as IDS/IPS, SEIM, Endpoint Security, MDM, Vulnerability Scanners, etc.


· CISO or vCISO experience a big plus


 


Duties and Responsibilities


· Conduct gap assessments to assess compliance with regulatory, statutory, and governance frameworks


· Analyze client information security systems and business practices to identify risks and propose strategies to mitigate unacceptable risks


· Serve as subject matter expert in the area of applicable information protection, control, and privacy standards, laws, regulations


· Prepare detailed deliverables analyzing various identified risks and assessing their impact on client business practices


· Design and implement security programs designed to identify, monitor, and mitigate risks, including creating metrics, governance policy, and implementing operational controls


· Know relevant issues and considerations in implementing security programs, controls, processes and practices


· Recommend, design, and create Information Security policies, standards and guidelines for clients


· Maintain strong relationships with and communicate security concerns to clients.


· Provide Pre-sales consulting and recommendations to clients as part of the sales process


· Assist sales staff in qualifying leads and generating proposals


· Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge and Abilities


· Strong understanding of Information Security and consulting experience, as well as critical thinking and excellent writing skills.


· Process oriented and a person with strong analytical skills


· Excellent communication and presentation skills with technical and non-technical team members and end-users


· Must be motivated and able to take ownership of tasks through completion


· Strong customer service skills, including empathetic listening skills


· Teamwork skills to maintain strong working relationships within and outside IT in order to develop a results-oriented work environment


· Excellent follow-up skills to see tasks through to resolution


· Excellent organizational skills, prioritizing and managing multiple tasks


· Ability to share knowledge, share work plans, teach, learn, and manage conflict


· Ability to work independently


· SME on at least one governance framework (ISO 2700X, COBIT, NIST, HIPAA, PCI, etc.)


· Strong knowledge of various technical security controls


· Willing to travel up to 25%


 



Required Qualifications :

Education and Training


· High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Computer Science or related field, preferred


· Technical IT and Information Security Certifications Preferred


· CISSP, CISM, CISA, or equivalent preferred


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