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At PGI, we’re on a mission to demystify cyber security and intelligence and make it accessible to organisations of all types and sizes. Our team of talented, passionate people and world-class experts help reduce the risks to organisations’ finances, physical assets and, most of all, people.

Our clients include some of the most well-known global brands, as well as innovative growing businesses, so our projects are varied and no day is the same.

If this sounds like a team you’d like to be part of, keep reading.

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We believe in doing the right thing. Our goal is the customer’s goal—to reduce risk to their people, reputation and assets. We provide them with a solution that is within their own risk tolerance management and budget, not just what the cyber and intelligence industry touts.

We know it takes all kinds of people—with different ideas, strengths, interests and cultural backgrounds—to innovate, and grow the company and each other. We are honest, pragmatic and results-orientated and are always looking for ways to improve what we produce. We also believe it’s important for our people to see the positive impact their work has made for our clients.

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  • Senior Technical Consultant Read more Read less

    Reporting to the Chief Technical Architect, the Senior Technical Consultant will design and deliver cyber security training exercises and their associated infrastructure to PGI clients in the UK and abroad.

    The ideal applicant will enjoy working independently and has a “can do” approach to problems and likes challenging their experience or core skill set.

    We offer a competitive salary, according to experience, and a benefits package including Pension, Life Assurance and Healthcare schemes. We invest heavily in our employees and develop their professional skills.

    Key Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Design of infrastructure solutions to meet client requirements for course delivery and training
    • Creation of a bespoke simulation environment for our biggest international client
    • Design and delivery of technical exercises aimed at enhancing technical cyber security skills and knowledge
    • Design and implementation (working with the IT team) of solutions and improvements to enhance PGI’s remote training offerings
    • Design, deployment and handover of technical projects to the IT team
    • Technical mentoring and support of less experienced staff
    • Input to design and delivery of technical training course content

    Essential Knowledge and Skills

    • Experience with a virtualisation platform; preferably VMWare virtualisation and Hyper-V virtualisation
    • Networking & Network Troubleshooting experience; preferably with VyOS experience
    • Basic scripting ability; preferably with experience of Powershell, Puppet and Chef / automation solutions
    • Windows Domain experience; preferably including Windows Domain management and support.
    • Familiarity with Linux; ideally including experience of Linux System Administration
    • Documentation creation

    Preferred Knowledge and Skills

    • Understanding of basic penetration testing concepts and techniques
    • Experience of report writing and direct customer management/interaction
    • Experience of fault finding/troubleshooting of data centre equipment
    • Experience in delivering complex infrastructure deployments
    • Experience working with Docker
    • Independent tasking / working within oversight

    All applicants must have the right to work on the UK.

    Apply on Indeed

  • Technical Security Specialist Read more Read less

    This is a varied and challenging role which works directly to the Chief Technical Architect and within a close-knit team to deliver various technical and consultancy services to PGI’s UK and international clients. PGI operates a blended blue team /red team structure, with all our analysts working out of our technical department offering a range of skills.

    As a technical specialist, the role involves working on penetration testing and cyber essentials. This function includes the conducting of tests, liaising with clients and writing reports.

    PGI’s training offerings cover a number of technical subject matters and training is a key part of the role, while not expected to take up the majority of work time. There are regular opportunities to travel overseas to deliver training and capability to PGI’s overseas clients and be part of unique national capacity building projects approved and sponsored by the UK Government.

    Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Supporting engineering work on PGI’s operational networks and those of its customers, including supporting design, implementation and ongoing post-delivery management.
    • Working with physical servers and virtualisation systems to create suitable solutions for all stakeholders.
    • Attending and passing recognised qualifications in penetration testing and incident response as required.
    • Conducting, maintaining and engineering new and/or existing protective monitoring technical capabilities;
    • Conducting incident response duties for clients as required
    • Working on the penetration testing team (reporting to the Head of Penetration testing) to support its activities in penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, cyber essentials and penetration testing.
    • Developing training collateral for technical training as required.
    • Supporting the sales team by scoping technical work and providing input to bids as required.
    • Working with the Chief Technical Architect and (As required) the IT team to provide advice and practical solutions in response to customers technical requirements, and helping to diversify PGI’s technical offerings.
    • Mentoring and supporting less experienced technical staff.

    Essential Knowledge and Skills

    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to produce reports and interact well with clients when required
    • It is essential that the candidates can work largely unsupervised, are heavily outcome and objective focused and can adopt a sleeves rolled up approach.
    • Knowledge of either Windows or Linux based operating systems and what actions an attacker may take to subvert these systems.
    • Knowledge of how to forensically acquire disk and memory images and how to process the data into a readable format.
    • Knowledge of how to work with major virtualization products.
    • Knowledge of how networking works, and how to configure common networking products to create a desired solution.
    • Knowledge of how to perform penetration tests.
    • Experience of working directly with packets, netflow, IDS, firewalls, routers proxies and other network based security devices and performing analysis on their traffic flow.

    Preferred Knowledge and Skills

    • Experience of incident response and forensic data acquisition and/or analysis
    • Some understanding of cyber risk within a technical environment
    • Experience in delivering technical training
    • Ability to design, assist, plan, and at times independently work on investigations or projects

    All applicants must have the right to work on the UK.

    Apply on Indeed

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