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Information Security and Investigations Consultant - London,

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Position Overview MSCI is seeking a sharp, enthusiastic, hands-on security consultant with a breadth of IT security experience in mixed platform environments. This role is within the Information Security team and reports to the Information Security Architecture Team Leader. The Information Security Consultant will evaluate, provide guidance and expertise on the review of existing and design of new solutions. The profile sought is a personable consultant competent in a wide spectrum of Information Security areas used to work in an international firm, preferably with a financial sector background. This is an excellent opportunity to help design, develop, and help solutions adhere to industry best practices while working with cutting edge technologies across the enterprise. Scope of Responsibility Assessment, review and design of secure global solutions Working with teams across the globe to understand and capture business requirements and helping translate those into technical requirements Documenting, evaluating existing solutions and proposing risk mitigation solutions to enhance security and reduce risk exposure Review and investigate staff related incidents Selecting and evaluating alternative solutions, vendors and implementations Using and help others understand risk based decision making Apply working knowledge of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS cloud solutions Apply working knowledge of mobile device management and technology solutions Influence and help increase security awareness amongst business and technical teams alike Contributing to the IT Security Architecture team on decision shaping discussions Specific Knowledge/Skills Have a deep understanding of infrastructure and application security testing, identification of vulnerabilities and remediation Possess a solid working knowledge of risk assessment frameworks and methodologies Be able to translate technical issues into business language and vice versa Have a clear understanding and working knowledge of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS Be cognizant of legal and regulatory constraints across various world jurisdictions The primary responsibilities of this role are providing internal InfoSec consultancy for a range of cross platform (Windows/Linux based) enterprise solutions and investigations. The candidate should have a high degree of self-motivation, strong analytical and creative problem solving skills, attention to detail, have excellent organizational skills, and must be fluent in English with strong written and oral communication skills. Some travel is to be expected. Desired Experience Have a strong knowledge of and demonstrated practical experience with Windows, Linux and networks including mobile technologies Have experience in deploying resilient enterprise level IT security solutions comprising firewalls, Load Balancers, Intrusion/Prevention Detection solutions, SIMs/SIEMs, proxies, Citrix, etc. Have had exposure and knowledge of Mobile Device Management solutions In addition, the ideal candidate will also have experience or understanding in the following: Network security (Firewalls, proxies, DNS, IDPS, switching/routing, encryption, etc) Web technology (IIS, Apache) and security of web-based services & applications Virtual application hosting (Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop/XenServer) Investigation and forensic tools such as Nuix and Encase Single-Sign-On protocols and implementation SIEM and log centralization and processing DDOS protection O365 and cloud solutions Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows 2008 server concepts - scripting is a plus Exchange Server management and logging Vulnerability assessment tools (i.e. Qualys, Nessus) Desired Qualifications A relevant IT degree and CISSP are desirable
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