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Lucy Adam

Opportunity to supercharge your cyber career!
* Edinburgh or Glasgow based, no travel outwith Scotland, 3 days a week wfh *
* interesting challenging and diverse work *
* opportunity to do a range of training and quals eg MSc in Information Security plus excellent on-the-job learning opportunities *
* Scottish based Partner and Directors and significant investment in Scotland *

This is a great opportunity to become a key member of a fast-growing, market-leading specialist cyber security advisory team,based in Edinburgh or Glasgow. You will have the chance to work closely with some of the industry's finest and a portfolio of prestigious organisations on topical security issues. This is a great opportunity to develop deep expertise, working across a variety of engagements with the support and training you would expect from a global Big 4 firm, building a network of leading experts, researchers, tech vendors and government agency contacts.

Due to unprecedented demand, the Cyber Security practice is growing and looking to recruit at Senior Associate and Manager level.
Providing expert technical advice, guidance and support on cyber security, both in business-as-usual and for projects, you'll have a broad background ideally with specialities in specific areas which can be developed and honed as your career develops. Depending on the level you join at, you'll increasingly take on more business development activity across new and existing clients, and increased team management responsibility.

Typically work could include:
• Providing input to security strategy and/or target operating models
• Conducting a security threat, risk, capability and/or maturity assessment
• Designing technical solutions to address specific security challenges
• Providing security subject matter expertise within a wider strategic client engagement

A Manager can also expect to perform the following business development activities:
• Helping enhance sales and delivery capability, and a more prominent role in the proposal process
• Contributing to research and thought leadership to improve the eminence of the practice
• Collaborating with third party vendors to develop new and innovative security services for our clients

Experience we'd like to see includes one or a combination from the following:
• information security experience in any form (i.e. operational, industry or consultancy and/or sales)
• Strong academic background such as a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any subject
• A good understanding of IT infrastructure fundamentals such as networks, operating systems and databases
• Knowledge of infrastructure and application security requirements and benchmarks (e.g. OWASP, CIS)
• Experience or understanding of security legislation and regulatory frameworks (e.g. DPA, PCI-DSS, RIPA, PSD)
• Experience or understanding of security methodologies and industry standards (e.g. ISO27001, NIST, SANS)
• Any cyber/information security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, GIAC)
• Experience of internal or external consulting or audit engagements
• Exposure to multi-tier, web based and cloud based IT architectures
• Knowledge of security technologies (e.g. AV, SIEM, IDM, IPS, F/W, SSO, DLP)
• Knowledge of security assessment frameworks (e.g. threat modelling, controls assessment, risk assessment)

Adam Appointments is the only Scottish agency specialising exclusively in Corporate Governance recruitment.
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