Senior Technical Security Consultant - open to flexibility

Location
Brentford
Salary
£competitive
Posted
26 Sep 2017
Closes
15 Oct 2017
Ref
WD130597
Role
IT
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Technical Security Consultant - open to flexibility

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 160 markets and a network of 84 manufacturing sites in 36 countries. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, live longer.

Job Purpose

This role provides expertise and leadership in developing the architectures, security controls and standards for technology solutions within the IT Security Services (ITSS) organisation.

A key purpose is to provide technical leadership (the trusted, technical advisor, providing thought leadership and application of technology to business problems).

This is a collaborative role, working with others across ITSS, the wider EIS group and other key stakeholders as required such as business units, global risk and compliance, 3rd party vendors etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide architecture, implementation and operational expertise to ensure that returns on investment are optimised in line with unit cost and budget expectations.
  • Analyse and lead the resolution of the most complex technical issues while providing expert technical support and direction to multiple deployment, upgrade and software installation projects.
  • Map requirements and business problems to re-usable end-to-end technology solutions and explain the solution options and recommendations to senior decision makers.
  • Lead the design of new functionality and extend existing solutions (driving the development of those solutions by guiding and mentoring the delivery team through the entire development process).
  • Provide hands on skills and experience to build and deploy solutions when required, such as for proofs of concept or in technically challenging areas where it is appropriate and necessary to engage a senior technology consultant.
  • Understand, contribute and when appropriate lead the development of strategy, acting as a bridge to help translate strategy into technical solution implementation for the delivery team.
  • Document solution designs and how they interact with the larger ITSS and GSK IT landscape, this may be informally e.g. via presentations or more formally through the GSK ITMS approach as the need requires.
  • Identify risks related to new or existing solutions and contribute to risk mitigation plans.
  • Lead and contribute to the development of standards and security controls as necessary to ensure compliance and maintain GSK's security and reputation.

During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.

Closing date for applications: 15th October 2017

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

You may apply for this position online by clicking the 'Apply' button.

GSK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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