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Role summary

We are looking to recruit Cyber Security Consultants to join our growing, vibrant community of security professionals based on client site in Bristol. You will work at the core of our customers' mission to defend themselves from cyber attacks by helping them to clearly understand their exposure and put in place pragmatic and cost effective controls.

Our customers span across all sectors from those of critical national importance to greenfield start-ups offering a variety of exciting challenges and environments to work in. We pride ourselves in our people being smart. We make a difference by embracing challenges, using the best technology we create sophisticated solutions that our customers trust.

Your engagements will be consulting-led, focused on understanding our customers' business, building trust and providing cyber security expertise across the spectrum of strategic advisory through to secure solution design.

You will learn and develop in the role working closely with our experienced team, with clear pathways defined for your career progression in the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

Working on client sites you will support and grow to lead engagements that deliver cyber risk assessments, improve control maturity, define secure solutions and ensure compliance. You will deliver these engagements across clients in financial services, energy, telecommunications, legal, defence and central Government. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Delivery of small to medium cyber security work-streams or engagements
• Understanding business and information risk context of our customers and judging risk at a technical and business process level
• Reviewing effectiveness of controls and proposing proportionate security improvements
• Analysing and researching security technologies to support the development of innovative solutions
• Working and collaborating with account teams to identify new opportunities for work and support the production of quality proposals

Skills and Experience Required

• A passion for and understanding of cyber security trends and threats
Experience in a consulting environment
• Effective business acumen and an understanding of the cyber security challenges faced by organisations
• Demonstrable experience of identifying security risk and familiarity with common control frameworks
• Ability to articulate and pitch security advice, often at a technical level, directly to key customer stakeholders
• Excellent interpersonal skills as well as both written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
• Ability to prioritise workload, work well under pressure and concurrently manage both customer and BAE Systems expectations
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.
Division overview: Capabilities
At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.
As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.
Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Network Security
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