Senior Data Security Consultant


Ref: 1506Tuesday 9 April 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 Senior Data Security Consultant to their team.  This can be a home-based role anywhere in the UK.  This will require someone who knows Data Loss Prevention and how it is implemented while being capable of recommending solutions to a varied client base. 


The Senior Data Security Consultant is responsible for delivering high-quality professional services engagements across both the Cyber and Information Security realms.



  • Lead and execute consultancy engagements focused on data security and regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with clients from various industry sectors.
  • Participate in end-to-end client projects, including proof of concepts (POCs), gathering requirements, designing solutions, planning implementation, providing guidance, optimising environments, and operationalising Purview Security & Compliance capabilities.
  • Employ active listening and probing techniques to comprehend clients' business operations, challenges, and risks effectively.
  • Engage with technical and business stakeholders to assess current and future needs.
  • Translate business requirements into technical architectures, visions, and strategic roadmaps.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in Data Security and Information Governance.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and maintain a profound understanding of security and compliance technologies.
  • Coach and mentor colleagues to enhance team knowledge and capabilities.
  • Collaborate and exchange knowledge with strategic channel partners, such as Microsoft.
  • Support pre-sales efforts to nurture the Data Security Practice revenue pipeline.
  • Work closely with sales teams to identify and seize new business opportunities and expand the client portfolio.
  • Contribute to scoping, drafting statements of work (SOWs), developing proposals, responding to requests for proposals (RFPs), and delivering presentations to prospective clients.


Experience Sought

  • Proficient in articulating contemporary concepts surrounding information classification, data leakage, and risk management within the framework of Microsoft Security and Compliance offerings.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and refine technical and architectural documentation, including designs, operating models, and solution specifications.
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in the Microsoft Purview suite of services, particularly Insider Risk Management, Information Protection, and Data Loss Prevention.
  • Hands-on experience deploying Microsoft Purview and related services in live environments.
  • Familiarity with significant regulatory compliance standards applicable to organizations utilizing cloud services or engaging in general data processing.
  • Proactive and client-centric approach to problem-solving and decision-making.


What’s included?

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