Information Security Consultant
Why apply for this role?
Xcina Consulting, a growing Governance, Risk and Compliance practice is expanding its information security team due to increased demand. Are you an experienced information security practitioner or consultant looking for your next challenge?
The role provides significant opportunities for growth and progression and a clear commitment to continuing technical development, particularly in PCI DSS. Xcina Consulting will fund the PCI DSS training, acquisition of credentials and ongoing development for the right candidate.
What you’ll be doing
Providing advice and support to clients on a wide range of Information Security related matters. These include:
Providing input into the continuous development of our information security services.
Providing advice and guidance to organisations that require support with their information security requirements.
Assisting customers with the implementation of their Information Security Management Systems.
Conducting information security gap analyses and providing pragmatic meaningful remediation advice and guidance.
Providing technical opinions and responding to ad-hoc and routine Information Security related queries.
Preparing professional reports and presentations.
Liaise with external bodies and organisations to keep abreast of emerging trends, technologies and legislation that have an impact on Information Security to maintain technical expert status.
Be a Subject Matter Expert and point of contact for clients on a wide range of information security related issues and topics
Developing a thorough understanding of clients’ businesses and requirements so you can provide relevant and accurate advice.
Helping to grow and evolve service offerings by identifying client and market requirements.
Having responsibility for building the pipeline by generating new leads and leveraging existing relationships to maximise opportunities for up.
Proactively undertaking account management activities, building trust and developing client relationships.
What we’re looking for
Someone keen to develop their knowledge in PCI DSS and become a QSA.
“Can do” attitude, flexibility and willingness to learn.
Any one of the following qualifications, CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISO27001 Lead Auditor or Implementor.
Minimum 5 years professional experience in Information Security.
Industry experience in the Finance industry would be an advantage.
Clear and concise communication style and willing to work as part of a team but be equally comfortable working autonomously.
Experience in translating regulatory rules and guidance into meaningful, fit-for-purpose, pragmatic solutions for clients.
Given the technical nature of the work we do, exceptional written and oral communication skills, and high attention to detail are paramount.
Ability to build relationships with clients at all levels of the organisation.
Experience in managing client relationships.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Prior experience in consulting would be advantageous.
What else you need to know
This role will be based in our London office (near Bank Station), client sites and remotely. Flexible working will always be considered.
How we’ll reward you
As well as a competitive salary based on experience, you’ll enjoy an attractive benefits package including:
25 days annual leave
Equity participation based on performance
Private medical insurance