Cyber Security Senior

Posted 6 June by Mazars
Job Purpose

Our cyber security practice operates nationally, and serves clients with strategy, risk and governance advice, deep technical implementation and assurance expertise. The Cyber Security team is part of the wider Technology Solutions team that sits within our Consulting branch.

A Senior in our Cyber Security team provides expert technical advice, guidance and support on cyber security engagements. You will be a security generalist with specialisation in specific areas which can be developed as your career develops. This role would suite someone who is conformable working across the multitude of cyber security disciplines. We will offer you the opportunities to develop your skills in different areas of cyber security.

You will report to the Cyber Security Senior Manager and Manager in the London office and you will be responsible for delivering Cyber Security work to clients across London and South.


A broad range of clients and sectors are included in the client portfolios in the London and South including:

- Financial Services, Banking, Insurance

- Corporates/Private Sector/Large & Listed

- Central and Local Government

The candidate would be expected to contribute relevant skills and experience to the national practice as the need arises.

Job Role

• Responsibility for executing day to day Cyber Security work and reviews on behalf of a number of clients in London, England, and working with the national practice including contributing to client management, and acting as a point of contact for both the Partner and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the work;

• To deliver work to the highest technical standards including ensuring the work is conducted in line with Mazars Quality standards;

• Ensuring all work is undertaken to budget and meets client KPIs;

• To build and develop long term relationships with senior stakeholders across our client organisations as well as within Mazars itself;

• Build and develop strong working relationships with the client, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly;

• Maintain control and stability under pressure whilst recognising the deadline or urgency to be dealt with;

• Ability to express ideas with authority and conviction throughout verbal and written communication;

• Clearly understand the wider service line capabilities of Technology Solutions and the wider firm and how these may benefit your clients;

• Maintain and develop Cyber Security knowledge and competencies;

• Ensure that the services provided are genuinely appropriate for the client; and

• Identify and transform opportunities and prospects into new work.

Person Specification

• You will be graduate or post-graduate in technology or business studies including systems, or have adequate experience to compensate for the same;

• Some (however limited) information security experience in any form (i.e. operational, consultancy);

• A good understanding of IT infrastructure fundamentals such as networks, operating systems and databases;

• Knowledge of infrastructure and application security requirements and benchmarks (e.g. OWASP, CIS);

• Excellent oral and written communication skills proven through report writing experience;

• Desire to help grow and develop the department;

• Ability to think creatively, generate innovative ideas, challenge the status quo and deliver work effectively;

• While not prerequisites, the following will be advantageous:

o Experience or understanding of security methodologies and industry standards (e.g. ISO27001, NIST, SANS)

o Any cyber/information security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, GIAC);

o Experience of internal or external consulting or audit engagements

o Exposure to multi-tier, web based and cloud based IT architectures

o Knowledge of security technologies (e.g. AV, SIEM, IDM, IPS, F/W, SSO, DLP)

o Knowledge of security assessment frameworks (e.g. threat modelling, controls assessment, risk assessment)

• The Technology Solutions team also delivers services such as IT Assurance, Data Privacy, Forensics, Data Analytics and IT Outsourcing. Therefore, experience of any of these service lines would be an advantage or an interest in developing your skills in these services.

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About Mazars

Mazars is all about people – we believe that each individual makes a difference to the Mazars culture. As an international firm with strong European roots, we are a melting pot of different cultures and disciplines. Diversity is one of our main strengths.

We are an international, integrated, transparent and independent organisation specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal, and advisory services. The Group has a presence over 80 countries and draws on the expertise of 17,000 professionals.

We all work within a culture of high support and high challenge at Mazars. We are not afraid to take on new and greater responsibilities. But we do this through encouragement – not pressure and competition.

Mazars LLP is an equal opportunities employer and all applications received by the firm will be considered by the firm on the basis of their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background. All offers of employment will be conditional on the candidate having/securing the right to work in the UK and providing the firm with evidence of that right (as required by the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006) prior to employment commencing. 

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