Principal Security Consultant

Cyber Security Architect

Ref: 1483Tuesday 27 February 2024

Net Talent are delighted to be partnering with an ambitious Managed Security Service Provider established in Scotland with a growing global footprint.  They are driven to help protect organisations against the rising threat of cyber-attacks in an ever-evolving digital world. 

The have become a known Microsoft Security Partner with NCSC status as well as several prestigious awards to their name.  More importantly, they are a people focused organisation who recognise their success is all down to the employees who make it happen.  This is their biggest achievement!

Due to ambitious growth plans for 2024, they are looking to add a Principal Security Consultant to their team.  This can be a home-based role anywhere in the UK.  This will require someone who knows IT Security and how it is implemented while being capable of recommending solutions to a varied client base. 

The Principal Security Consultant is responsible for delivering high-quality professional services engagements across both the Cyber and Information Security realms. They are also here to coach junior consultants within engagements, to help refine consultancy offerings and to offer current and prospective customers a professional touch point.

We are looking for proven Security Consultants keen to evolve into Fractional CISOs to work with a varied client base advising on the Microsoft security stack. 


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Take charge of customer engagements, ensuring high-quality outcomes aligned with proposed work. To achieve this, you will:
  • Demonstrate effective customer expectation management skills.
  • Excel in coaching junior consultants throughout engagements.
  • Uphold and enforce high delivery standards for yourself and your team.
  • Assist or lead, as needed, internal stakeholders like the Sales team or Service Delivery in crafting client proposals that are clear, minimizing jargon and addressing core problems to articulate risk reduction outcomes.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor across various cyber security domains, supporting clients in their maturity journey.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, comprehending their current posture, and persuasively present your vision for enhancing their security maturity to both technical and management stakeholders.
  • Apply best practices where necessary, relying on evidence and threat-led approaches elsewhere.
  • Stay current with technical knowledge to align with business offerings and client requirements.
  • Foster collaboration, inspire others, and share knowledge to break down silos.
  • Assist the Function Lead in advancing services and capabilities.


What’s included?

  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited holiday entitlement
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Private healthcare
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Remote working
  • Personal development programme