Cyber Security Specialist - Remote
Johannesburg, South Africa
2d ago
source : Executive Placements

Our client, a UK based IT services consultancy is looking for a Remote Cyber Security Specialist to join their team.

The role of the Senior Cyber Security Consultant is a dual role, firstly to provide cyber security consulting services to clients and support all pre-sales activities.

Additionally, to act as the subject matter expert internally and champion cyber security, advising on service offerings.

This role reports into the Director of Professional Services.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Deliver cyber security consulting services to clients including vCISO, technical audits, and strategy creation / delivery
  • Assist with cyber security related pre-sales work, including input into proposals and RFCs, attend client meetings and advise on solutions
  • Plan and oversee the cyber security strategy
  • Review and advise on the cyber security services offered to clients
  • Oversee internal security monitoring, vulnerability posture and information protection
  • Work with the Information Security consulting team to provide guidance and input on cyber security elements
  • Meet revenue targets
  • Champion Cyber Security and promote a security-conscious culture
  • Maintain oversight of the cyber security services offered to clients, and the SOC operation, advising on and implementing improvements
  • Report cyber security posture and ongoing improvements to the Group CEO and Leadership Team
  • Participate in regular client meetings as required to advise clients, support BizDev and TAMs, and sell cyber security services
  • Maintain and grow a broad network of contacts, including hosting events to increase the security exposure
  • Qualifications
  • The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong technical, networking and support related background as well as cyber security experience, along with associated industry-standard certifications.

    B2B experience across a broad set of industry verticals from smaller SME to mid- market enterprises is essential.

    Technical :

  • EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Networking Security certifications
  • Microsoft certifications, preferably security focussed
  • Other technical security certification (SIEM, EDR etc)
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