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Senior Risk Assessment Consultant - Cybersecurity - Permanent

£60000 - £70000 per annum + great benefits



Senior Risk Assessment Consultant – Cybersecurity – Permanent

We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join the Risk Assessment team in Sheffield.

This role is responsible for conducting risk assessments and providing cloud security consultancy within the Risk Assessment team. You will operate as part of a global team within the Cybersecurity organisation, leading activities to analyse and execute activities around Cybersecurity process, controls, standards and regulatory requirements.


  • Review design and development artefacts to ensure security quality in the products being developed.
  • Risk assess Critical Assets for potential security threats and report findings to IT Service Owners and the Business.
  • Identify risks associated with hosting applications on a Cloud environment.
  • Support peers and provide guidance to more junior members of the team.
  • Present and articulate risks to Stakeholders.
  • Be "hands on" with technology and contribute to the security design, development and support of projects with security recommendations.

Essential skills

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • An excellent understanding of general security concepts and principles as well as a good understanding of applications design and architecture
  • Risk assessment experience with knowledge of Threat Modelling and assessing the impact and likelihood of threat scenarios
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and corresponding security threats
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience of Cybersecurity best practices, risk assessment and/or security testing/ethical hacking
  • Experience with Cloud platforms - AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform etc…

Senior Risk Assessment Consultant – Cybersecurity – Permanent

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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