Security Consultant – Linux Hardening

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Our client is a multi-national technology organization servicing 625+ million customers globally. They’re passionate about creating a more connected, more inclusive, and more sustainable world. Dedicated to creating a better future, our client believe technology is only as powerful as the people using it to create a better tomorrow. With their vision and drive it’s no wonder this opportunity will provide you with experiences that will challenge and excite you.

Are you ready to create a more connected world?

Location: Remote (must be based within the UK
Contract: 6 months
Rate: £775 per day through umbrella
Hours: 40 hours, Monday – Friday

Your new role

We have an opportunity for a Security Consultant for Linux Hardening to join our team on remote working basis . This is a Senior Security & Infrastructure role. As an expert on carving the Linux operating system, you will be a part of a global team of consultants, who create and define minimum configuration standards. To deploy and implement hardening exercises across the business. You will be delivering against tight deadlines. In this role, you will connect your previous engineering experience with cyber security expertise.

Key responsibilities

  • Excellent stakeholder communication, whilst representing the cyber security department to external clients. Liaising with different local markets across the globe.
  • Audit and assurance activities across the business.
  • Implementing Microsoft Product Suite into our client’s networks, which will then measure compliance against the hardening standards.
  • Project Support to support the migration of the old tool into the new tool.
  • Ensuring highest standard of reporting in the old tool and being able to implement it into the new tool.
  • Producing a checklist and informing our client about redefined hardening standards.
  • To assist and detect any legacy system issues

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Strong Engineering background in Redhat Linux
  • Certifications desired: CISSP, CISM
  • Technology consultancy background within the Cyber Security space
  • Experience in Risk and Compliance Management
  • Experience in identifying issues from the service perspective
  • Experience working large complex environments

What you need to do now

Our client is looking to interview immediately, so apply today or call us on 0116 2615000 to speak with one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists! If this role does not meet your requirements but you know of someone else who would be interested, please send my details cross to them.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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