Principal Cyber Security Consultant

*Home / remote-working opportunity for candidates based in the UK*

Savanti is a practitioner-led consulting firm with unrivalled expertise when it comes to cyber security.

Our clients range in size from innovative start-ups to the largest global organisations, with many household names across industries including banking, insurance, retail, energy, manufacturing, sport and education.

We offer a competitive package and the opportunity to quickly grow your responsibilities with an accelerated career path. 

Key Accountabilities

We are currently expanding our client-facing teams to meet the demands of our growing client base and are looking to recruit a Principal Cyber Security Consultant. 

The Principal Cyber Security Consultant will influence and inspire our clients’ information security programmes; take on leading roles at client organisations to improve their security posture; and oversee our larger project teams in the delivery of complicated technical security engagements. This might include: 

  • Designing reference security architecture
  • Developing and implementing vulnerability management programmes
  • Advising clients on leveraging native cloud security capabilities
  • Assisting client with the specification and selection of security tools
  • Leading cyber security assessments across a range of clients
  • Taking on client CISO, or equivalent, roles
  • Developing services for Savanti to take to clients


  • Demonstrable experience of managing information security improvement across a range of technical domains including infrastructure and network security, threat and vulnerability management, and secure software development
  • Demonstrable experience of developing and implementing secure solution architecture for hybrid-cloud and/or cloud-first client environments
  • Demonstrable experience of defining architectural principles, standards, and roadmaps to support business objectives
  • Significant experience of successfully working with large organisations is a must
  • Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Experience of working with a wide range of information security related toolsets

Demonstrable and extensive expertise in at least four of the following areas:

  • Secure software development lifecycle (S-SDLC) implementation
  • DevSecOps and Agile security
  • Identity and access management
  • Microsoft 365 security architecture
  • Security incident response and vulnerability management
  • Network security including network firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention
  • Cloud security architecture including native AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and Kubernetes capabilities
  • Web application firewalls and proxies

Qualifications & Certifications

Appropriate industry qualifications and certifications such as MSc InfoSec, CISSP ISSAP, CRISC, SABSA etc. are beneficial but experience, and attitude, is what we really look for.

Successful candidates for this position will be subject to a DBS check.

At Savanti, we source candidates directly and are not looking to engage with any agencies. We do not accept or pay fees for any unsolicited emails or speculative CVs that are submitted to our employees.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Values & Culture

Everything we do at Savanti is underpinned by our core values; honesty, integrity, and trust.

As the most important asset in Savanti the key skills we look for in our team are technical expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, teamwork, communications and self-motivation.  

Our extensive technical competency is complemented by an openness to new thought processes and understanding the value of teamwork.  We take a proactive approach to achieve the best for our clients, communicating effectively what direction should be taken and why.

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