IT Security Consultant / Senior Security Engineer - Secure Design, Architecture

Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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IT Security Consultant / Senior Security Engineer - Solution Design, HLD, LLD, Architecture, Cloud, Pen Testing, Threat Modelling

ADARMA are seeking a contract IT Security Consultant / Senior Security Engineer with industry experience across multiple security domains. They will be working closely with our renowned banking partner on a variety of projects linked to the secure deployment of cutting-edge cyber security technologies.

This role is offered on a remote basis although travel to offices UK-wide may be necessary in the future. Please note that the successful applicant would be expected to engage via an FCSA accredited umbrella company.


Essential Requirements

  • Current CISSP or CCSP certification (or equivalent)

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Produce detailed security solution designs to a high quality
  • Show strong understanding of IT security architectures and cloud deployments
  • Be able to threat model a solution
  • Evidence ability to scope and manage penetration tests

They should also show a range of skills across two or more of the following security domains:

  • Security consultancy, architecture, solution design or engineering background
  • Endpoint and Server hardening principles
  • Cryptographic knowledge including encryption, key exchange, certificate handling and protocols
  • Security Control Frameworks such as ISO27001 and practical experience in their implementation
  • Security architecture principles, generic best practices
  • Cloud security models including public, private and hybrid concepts
  • DevSecOps coding
  • Container security
  • Cloud policy engineering and deployment
  • Network security devices including NGFW, UTM or NIPS/NIDS
  • Endpoint defence solutions including NGAV or EDR. Exposure to malware infection vectors and defence methods
  • Web application Firewalls, network load balancers, Proxy systems
  • Network, Endpoint and Application logging concepts, best practice and monitoring systems including SIEM
  • Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting concepts, best practice and IAM management systems. OTP and MFA systems.
  • Active Directory Security including federated solutions using ADFS/SAML
  • Application security including web applications, SaaS services
  • Data handling principles, protective marking/tagging and data security knowledge


We are Adarma, one of the largest independent security services companies in the UK. As a business formed and run by veteran senior security leaders, we know security and how to deliver real value in the real world. This is why our clients are successful FTSE 350 organisations from all industry sectors.

See us as your true partner in security. We have the experience, proven track record and industry recognition, to provide best-of-breed services for all our clients. Our team are specialists in Threat Management including SOC design, build & operation. And we always tailor our cybersecurity services to your needs.

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