Cyber Security Consultant
Milton Keynes or London
Milton Keynes or London
Identifi Global Resources
Identifi Global Resources is searching for a Cyber Security Consultant that can help conceptualise, develop, and deliver transformative cyber related projects.
You would be working within a multidisciplinary Applied Data & Technology team of technologists, data scientists and engineers, software engineers, service designers and researchers. You would play a key role in ensuring the wider team meet its strategic objectives to build the economy and develop businesses to service the advanced urban services and intelligent mobility sectors.
As cities harness new technology for better service provision, they are also increasingly relying on a complex, fragmented and ever-changing technology landscape in which it is crucial to maintain an adequate level of cybersecurity. Cyber related policy is often underdeveloped or inconsistent across regions, and the cost of cyber-attacks for local authorities go well beyond the financial, affecting wellbeing and critical service delivery for many in their areas. Your role would seek to address this imbalance by delivering and advising on Cyber policy.
The Cyber Security Consultant role combines concept development and delivery – defining and delivering our programme around cybersecurity, as well as delivering projects. You will provide content support for our Business Development team when we scope bids and projects related to cyber security in places.
You’ll need to be able to collaborate with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders from civil servants to software engineers and business developers.
Gain a thorough knowledge of the key players in this area across central and local government, and the roles that they play - survey the stakeholder landscape, document it and identify areas for policy improvement in consistency as well as depth of coverage
Liaise with cyber technology providers and academics to understand state of the art in emerging technologies that can be applied to place-based challenges
Plan cybersecurity demonstrators / pilots – define the scope, resources needed, obtain permission, develop a plan and determine objectives and measures
Deliver cyber related projects, document project activities and disseminate the findings to a broad audience of government, commercial and academic organisations
Cyber related policy development to provide a greater level of support and assurance to citizens, government and businesses, and improve resilience against potential threats
Utilise existing networks to develop opportunities for collaborative, innovative projects aligned to the companies strategy for UK’s economic growth
Required skills and experience
Experience of building relationships with city authorities and providers of cyber solutions
An understanding of the complex landscape of local authority service provision
Experience and understanding of the threat landscape as well as mitigation options
Experience or familiarity with some of our core technology areas: IoT and connected devices, 5G + communication tech, data infrastructure + connectivity, augmented + virtual reality, predictive + diagnostic analytics, artificial intelligence.
Experience of policy development will be very useful for this role
Why this role?
This is a FTC but there is the possibility of becoming a permanent employee in the future.
Opportunity to work for a unique company with ties to both the private and public sector
Work at the cutting edge of technology across multiple areas including 5G, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Vehicles.
Work closely with key contacts across Central & local Government and cyber security providers.
Excellent salary and benefits package.
For more information please contact Thom Taylor on 01908 030131 or Thomas.firstname.lastname@example.org