Cyber Security SME

Job Title: Cyber Security SME
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Asia
Reference: CYBSEC
Contact Name: Joseph McNulty
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Job Published: January 28, 2022 14:34

Job Description

Tangent International are looking for a Cyber Security SME to work on a work contract starting ASAP. Ideally the candidate should be based in South East Asia time zone in to be able to support local projects. 


You will - 

  • Provide strategic advice on security architectures and the path for transformation to clients through consultative engagements to support their strategic planning efforts, while meeting their business objectives
  • Develop economic models and technical frameworks to quantify the risk and cost impact on business and network
  • Drive and manage up-sell. Deliver demanding, high value consulting to customers during large and/or complex projects and in standalone Consulting engagements.
  • Develop and evaluate technical and architectural trade-offs and their corresponding impact
  • Monitor emerging security trends in mobile, fixed and enterprise networks and form opinion to help advise clients
  • Generate whitepapers, case studies and other thought leadership collateral
  • Build customer and competitive intelligence on vendor security portfolios
Qualifications - 
  • MS or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics; or BS in Engineering with MBA
  • At least 10 years of expertise in (telco) security area including industry certifications in the security space (CISSP, CISA, CEH or similar)
    •    At least 10 years of critical industry (eg Telco, Energy) experience in either network operator or equipment supplier
  • At least 10 years of consulting or professional service experience with a demonstrated understanding of telco and security market requirements
  • Technical understanding in the following areas:
    • Network Security
    • Cloud Security
    • 5G Security (from Radio to Core, including Orchestration and network Slicing)
    • Risk management
    • Security management, orchestration, and automation
    • Security Compliance, Assurance and Audit
  • Excellent understanding of the industry landscape, including customers, potential partners, direct competitors, and competing and emerging technologies and architectures
  • Strong working knowledge of e2e mobile (4G/5G) and fixed network as applicable to security
  • Strong business, market and technology research skills
    • Creative and innovative thinking
    • Fast learning of new concepts, technologies and business value propositions
    • Strong self-motivation to explore new technologies and new business models
    • Strong skills in mathematical analysis, collecting and analyzing data, and spreadsheet model-building
  • Good consulting competencies with personable consultative style
    • Ability to draw and communicate insights to advise customers' technical and business leaders effectively
    • Capable of working autonomously and productively in a fast-paced, dynamic, cross-disciplinary team environment
    • Aptitude and ability to support business development initiatives
    • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
    • Ability and flexibility to develop and deliver presentations to a wide variety of audiences at all levels of management
    • High energy - willingness to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

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