Cloud Security Consultant

Job Type Contract
Area Central Europe, Europe
Sector Consultant
Salary £450 - £600 per day
Start Date ASAP
Telephone 02033271996
Job Ref 10466
Job Views 208


A global security organisation are looking for a Cloud Security Consultant to act as the Subject Matter expert for all matters relating to cloud within a major security transformation programme.  


Key Responsibilities for the Cloud Security Consultant

  • Day-to-day accountability for the successful delivery of the projects relating to the cloud within Information Security programme

  • Providing subject matter expertise for Cloud Security across full project lifecycles

  •  Review, make recommendations against the overall security strategy in alignment with cloud strategy

  • Cloud services and virtual datacenter provisioning

  • Conduct a security technology capabilities review and gap analysis against cloud strategy and produce a document of the findings

  • Must be able to clearly articulate, define and document Secure Policy Domain (SPD) model for Cloud environments in the context of dynamic environment creation

  • In collaboration with the CISO create an identity and access management strategy and roadmap document

  • Assist in the supplier due diligence process for on-boarding appropriate Cloud partner

  • Working with the GDPR Programme Lead, and the legal and compliance functions to gather requirements, set roadmaps, and to refine and prioritise the deliverables

  • Working with the software developers and data engineers to monitor progress, ensure smooth delivery, and proactively and decisively resolve blocks

  • Becoming an expert in GDPR

  • Becoming familiar with existing technologies within the business allowing you to effectively guide the business on how to secure these tools

  • Managing project scope and delivery, project budget and drive overall programme efficiency

  • Provide security consulting and technical assistance with the evaluation & selection and secure deployment of new IT systems

  • Coordinate implementation of Information Security tasks across the company

  • Provide security knowledge to the team in support of technology projects and system implementations


Skills & Experience required for the Cloud Security Consultant

  • Demonstrable experience working with Cloud Technologies including AWS & Azure

  • Demonstrable experience providing security expertise to Cloud projects

  • Extensive project management experience, preferably with demonstrable experience in regulatory-change projects

  • Clear, persuasive, and effective communication in both technical and non-technical levels.

  • Accreditation in or a demonstrable understanding of PRINCE2 and AGILE

  • Familiarity with the Data Protection Act (DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and of their practical implications (although not necessarily a data protection expert)

  • A business analysis, consulting, or highly-technical/development background

  • Familiar with information governance and information security concepts

  • Strong passion for project management, execution and getting things done

  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and influencing skills

  • Team player, accountable and strong sense of urgency and execution

  • Passionate about learning new, cutting-edge technologies

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