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WD168122 - Senior Technology Consultant

Job Details

  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Middlesex
  • Closes 4th July 2018
  • Requisition ID: WD168122
  • Required degrees: Bachelors
  • Relocation: Yes
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Your Responsibilities:

The Senior Technology Consultant role provides expertise and leadership in developing, implementing, and testing the security controls and standards for technology solutions within the Information Protection organization and GSK Tech.
A key purpose is to provide technical leadership (the trusted, technical advisor, providing thought leadership and application of technology to business problems) in network security, threat and vulnerability management, secure host configurations (server and workstation), and secure application development.
This is a collaborative role, working with others across GSK Tech and other key stakeholders as required such as business units, strategy and risk, 3rd party vendors etc to facilitate the secure implementation and operation of technology solutions.

Key Responsibilities:
• Analyze 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, incidents, and requests.
• Contribute to planning and conducting penetration tests, red team exercises, and vulnerability scanning and coordinate the remediation of identified vulnerabilities
• 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.
• Provide implementation and operational expertise to ensure that returns on investment are optimized in line with unit cost and budget expectations.
• 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.
• 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.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree
• 10 years experience in at least 2 of the information security domains
• 3 + years of experience working in security or security related discipline in a health care company.
• Analytical thinking and able to apply IT logic based on scenario and complies to security policies
• Basic understanding on security access management policies
• Knowledge of information security standards (e.g. ISO27001)
• Possesses knowledge in various information security areas, such as: Identity and Access Management, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Information Risk and Governance, IT architecture, Monitoring, Incident Response and Security Strategy.

Preferred qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in IT Technologies and security solutions

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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