Principal Security Consultant

Quorum Cyber South Gyle United Kingdom Security Consultancy Hybrid
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Company Description

At Quorum Cyber we help good people win. Founded in Edinburgh in 2016, our expert team of security analysts, incident responders, forensic specialists, and threat hunters leverage the best Microsoft security technologies to defend organisations worldwide against cyber security breaches and attacks. As a Microsoft-only house, we provide a unified security ecosystem, offering a collection of simple, innovative Professional and Managed Security Services, delivered through our own platform Clarity. Our key Managed Security Services include: - Azure Sentinel Security Operations Centre (SOC) and Managed Detection and Response (MDR) - Managed Microsoft Defender - CREST Vulnerability Management - Phishing Protection & Simulation Our Professional Security Services provide a wide range of advisory, risk assessment and compliance solutions, with the aim to help you manage your exposure to cyber risk over time, increase resilience to business disruption, and achieve measurable returns on investment. Let us take the weight and pressure of managing security posture, internal IT security skillset and challenges faced with the increase in sophisticated cyber threats. With us by your side as your trusted security partner, discover how our approach focuses on minimising business risk through addressing your security challenges and needs. Our commitment to quality can be evidenced by the growing collection of certifications and accreditations we’ve secured over the years, including Microsoft Gold Partner status, Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA) and CREST Accreditation: Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Testing and Cyber Security Incident Response. We are proud winners of the Scottish Cyber Awards and Digital Technology Awards for our innovative, in-house built services


What I do is:

Client Advisory

  • Build strong relationships with customers at all levels, understanding their unique security needs and challenges, ensuring high standards are met, customer satisfaction is achieved and enabling them to achieve their objectives.
  • Play the role of trusted advisor to stakeholders and provide strategic and technical direction and guidance to our customers on multiple domains of cyber security to support them through their cyber security journey.
  • Lead and participate in client meetings, providing expert advice on cyber resilience, threat intelligence, cyber security strategy, security posture, security architecture, risk management, and more.
  • Take the lead role and be accountable for delivering customer engagements to ensure high quality outcomes and expected deliverables are met or exceeded.
  • Apply best practice. Use evidence and threat-led approaches to deliver Advisory engagements.
  • Work to maintain the correct level of technical knowledge aligned with Quorum Cyber offerings and client requirements.

Team Leadership

  • Support the recruitment and mentoring of cyber security consultants, advisors, and architects.
  • Coach, inspire and share knowledge.

Thought Leadership

  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging threats, and regulatory changes in the cyber security landscape.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and provide thought leadership within the Professional Services team.
  • Support the maturing and development of Advisory and the broader Professional Services offerings and capabilities.

Business Development

  • Collaborate closely with the sales teams to identify new business opportunities and expand the client base.
  • Contribute to SOWs, proposals, RFP responses, and presentations to potential clients.

Quality Assurance

  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality, value-driven services that meet or exceed client expectations.


The skills I need are:

  • Proven experience in working with and collaborating with a team of cyber security consultants, advisors, and architects (technical).
  • Leadership qualities including the ability to mentor, motivate, inspire, and energise your colleagues.
  • A commitment to maintaining confidentiality and upholding ethical standards when handling sensitive information.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment, delivering results under sometimes tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal with ability to present complex technical scenarios to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to deliver recommendations and reports in well written concise language tailored to the audience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to think strategically and about the bigger picture.
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to communicate and present the value we bring to Quorum Cyber customers and partners.
  • Extensive knowledge of cyber security principles, risk management, and industry standards (ISO27001, NIST etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting risk assessments, posture assessments, developing cyber security strategies and security architectures for a diverse range of clients.
  • Experience in working with sales team / opportunity owners in capturing and documenting engagement scope and delivering a fit-for-purpose client SOW’s, proposals, and RFP responses to win business covering strategic security and technical security consulting services.

I know I have done a great job if:

  • We help our customers win, always showing up professional, prepared, and passionate.
  • Intimacy – When we proactively help our customers make key decisions, bringing things to their attention that they didn’t know about, demonstrating that we know their business better than they know it themselves.
  • Technical Expertise – When we demonstrate subject matter expertise, overdelivering against our customers; expectations and being seen as technically outstanding.
  • Microsoft Supremacy – When we demonstrate unparalleled knowledge of the Microsoft Security ecosystem across all domains including Sentinel, Defender, Purview, Entra, etc.
  • Outstanding Portfolio – When we clearly articulate the benefits of the portfolio to our customers, ensuring that we look beyond their immediate needs, and enable them to stay ahead of the threat landscape.
  • NPS and CSATWhen our customers are continuously providing Quorum Cyber with positive feedback on the services delivered by the Advisory team and are happy to become advocates and recommend us to other customers.
  • I receive positive feedback from colleagues and customers for the quality and timeliness of my work.
  • I am achieving and/or exceeding performance objectives set by my manager.
  • I am receiving positive feedback on my personal performance and delivering successfully on all aspects of my role.
  • I am collaborating closely with my peers and other parts of the business to successfully deliver to our clients.

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What We Give You:

You will get an excellent salary, with world class benefits (private health, unlimited holidays, flexible working). As leading-edge technology company you will have access to the latest technology, and an environment that will encourage and nurture your curiosity. We are passionate about your learning and you will be empowered to advance your skills and expertise.