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We are looking for a Senior Security Consultant to join our successful Professional Services team in the UK.

  • Work with some of the biggest UK and EMEA based customers, delivering consulting on best-in-class networking security technology solutions and technologies.
  • Lead the technical delivery and testing of solutions either through direct involvement or through guidance of 3rd parties (e.g. managed services teams).
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to understand business requirements and prepare appropriate technical solution designs at both high and low level.
  • Support in the preparation of statement of work (SOW) documentation including work breakdown estimates.
  • Take ownership of your projects and proactively engage with Verizon cross-functional teams.
  • Support and actively participate in the business development of the practice by identifying additional business opportunities within the customer base.
  • Maintain day to day records of project work to allow accurate billing and reporting of consultancy time.
  • Proactively work with the Practice Manager to ensure your skills are maintained and aligned with the needs of the business.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Technical expertise in at least two of the following: Cisco, Check Point, Zscaler, Palo Alto, Fortinet
  • Hands-on and practiced in cloud deployments, ideally in AWS and/or Azure
  • A strong consulting approach to complement your solid technical foundation and understanding of TCP/IP protocols and architectures
  • Expertise in participating in network and system security projects to provide:
    • Business requirements analysis and support of scoping activities
    • Production of detailed infrastructure designs including physical and virtual aspects of security components
    • Building, maintaining, reviewing configurations, settings and policies
    • Migration of complex legacy infrastructures to new managed security services platforms
  • Experience with multi-vendor, managed outsourcing and operational environments following ITIL frameworks
  • Small to large scale project experience and demonstrate the differences in delivery methodologies
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills (technical and non-technical) and documentation and communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to customer site as and when needed

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • One or more professional certifications like CISSP, CISM, CCSP, CompTIA Security+.
  • Vendor certifications such as Cisco CCIE, CCNP, Check Point CCSE, Zscaler ZCCP-PA, Palo Alto CNSE, Fortinet NSE.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills (technical and non-technical).
  • Cloud Certifications – AWS and Azure particularly beneficial.
  • Experience in technical presales activities (LoE, scoping).
  • Exposure to a broad range of Cyber Security domains and concepts, i.e. zero trust, endpoint protection, NaaS, SASE, cloud security, vulnerability management.

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