Cyber Security Consultant

Start Date: 1/11/2022
Duration: Permanent
Location: Northampton, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Reference: HQ00007870
Contact: Veronika Bittoova
Salary: Negotiable

Department: Architecture and Engineering
Position: Cyber Security Consultant
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Northampton
Reports to: Head of Operations  

About Coba IT Consultants:  
Coba provides professional services in Consultancy and Managed Services in the following technologies and services;
Infrastructure Design and Build
Infrastructure Management
Cloud Infrastructure
Microsoft 365
Governance, Risk and Compliance
Coba offers a friendly work environment, competitive remuneration, training, bonus scheme, Healthcare and gym membership.  

Role Description  
The purpose of this role is to actively lead and manage a small but growing Managed Services team with a hands on attitude.  The role requires a committed and proactive leader able to champion exceptional IT customer service.  The successful candidate will have a can do attitude to problems and importantly able to strike a good balance between get it done and process maturity.  
Desired Skills and Experience  

Educated to degree level
Certified in CISSP or as a Certified Ethical Hacker
At least 5 years' experience working in Cyber Security
Certified with either Azure or AWS cloud computing
Proven background in delivering SIEM solutions
Excellent knowledge of file and print technologies, OS build and deployment, Active Directory, Group Policy and Windows technologies (Windows Client software and applications).
Excellent configuration/troubleshooting, analytical and diagnostic skills.
A committed and highly self-motivated professional with experience of working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment who can demonstrate initiative, have proven skills in operational service and experience of working in an environment where priorities are constantly changing.  
Ability to time manage and prioritise workload for self and others
Excellent interpersonal skills, with both outstanding verbal and written communications

Principal Responsibilities

Guiding the Architecture & Engineering team around Information Security
Delivering both high level and low designs for Security Architecture
Designing, developing and delivering solutions for Security Information and Event Management and End Point Protection.
Creating policies and processes for log management and content filtering
Proactively manage operational day-day support for all live services
Develop strong relationships with key members of the functional areas and business stakeholders, ensuring they are consistently happy with the availability and the performance of IT services, ensuring corrective action is put in place within realistic timescales but ensuring customer expectations are managed.
Ensure Change Management process is followed and take an active role on the CAB, ensuring all changes consider the end-users and the potential impact.

Secondary Responsibilities
The candidate is also expected to help support the company's own IT environment
There will be opportunity to be involved in many internal technical improvement projects and external customer projects
Personal Attributes
Highly motivated - self-starter with ability to motivate self and others
Delivery focused - capable of leading a team to deliver a high service and ensuring team focus at all times
Excellent communication and influencing skills
Thrives within a highly pressurised environment where success is dependent on the ability to react to ongoing change
Keen problem solver with the ability to identify and overcome issues and obstacles
Pragmatic and solution focused, with an ability to digest complex scenarios and derive the simplest solution
Passionate about continuous improvement
Ability to work collaboratively or independently

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