Security Integration Consultant
Security Integration ConsultantAbout The role
The Security Integration Consultant serves as a security lead/visionary and will act as an expert in many areas of security, describing in business terms the impact of security policies, standards, technology standards and architecture on the business. This person will provide security direction to the program/project(s) based on the business requirements and focus areas (ESO, GSO and CNI).The Security Integration Consultant must be able to interpret high level business requirements and communicate them to highly technical security engineers; conversely, they must also be able to articulate highly technical issues to a non-technical business audience.The Security Integration Consultant is to provide minimum security requirements and to ensure that the delivered solution is fit for purpose and effective when transitioned in to service, and will identify security services to be integrated into the overall solution and work with the security tower teams to ensure implementation of the services.About You
You will have knowledge and capability as below:
- Security Technology
Appreciation of wider information security related principles, likely to be gained in industry or from a consultancy background and be familiar with TOGAF and SABSA.Skilled in creating technology standards and experience with presenting security requirements and necessary security services to the security and/or enterprise governance boards for acceptance and approval.
- Security Services
Experience with cloud-based security controls (secure web gateway, next gen firewall, cloud access security broker), and knowledge and experience with technical security solutions such as IDS/IPS, secure remote access, firewalls, encryption, secure protocols, data protection, data loss prevention and identity management solutions.
A strong background in IT network security (secure LAN, WAN, vLAN, MPLS, Netflow, SNMP and secure network zoning and restricted network design) and database, operating system and application security, as well as knowledge of data and information flows, information governance, network protocols.You will have knowledge of security hardening techniques and policy development, particularly operating system hardening (e.g. Windows, UNIX, Oracle), and experience in integration with a SIEM, or working within a system monitoring environment.
- Project Engagement
Experience of incorporating security controls at each stage of the software development lifecycle process (ITIL), and designing and managing security controls within service providers and the cloud.A proven track record of successfully delivering business requirements to time and budget constraints, and familiarity with contract management, ensuring security controls are referenced within the agreement.About Us
National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.
In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.
The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.
Our values and principles
At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.
As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.
We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.What you'll Get
As well as a competitive base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.