New Directions IT Staffing

Cyber Security Consultant

We are currently engaged in a national search for a Cyber Security Consultant on a full-time direct employee basis in the Metro-Boston area.  This is a unique opportunity with a global leader in its’ field.  In this role, the Cyber Security Consultant will:

  • Work with external clients to build and entrench clients in matters of cyber security.
  • Work directly with clients in assessing and understanding their cyber risk and in interpreting risk assessment results and existing compensating controls.
  • Present results of the risk assessment to a broad range of clients and validate or assist in developing plans to address specific cyber risks.
  • Provide expertise to internal teams as well as external clients on cyber security risk management and mitigation.
  • Collaborate with internal cyber teams in the development, implementation and ongoing improvement of cyber assessment tools, services, and business processes.
  • Assist with internal training of client facing persons in communicating and understanding fundamental cyber security practices, risks, and recommended mitigation tactics.
  • Act as an internal and external spokesperson for cyber in support of our efforts and initiatives.
  • Responsible for staying abreast of industry standards and trends.

The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Information / Cyber Security that includes one or more of the following:  security risk assessments, development of security standards, cyber security risk consulting, and incident management.
  • Knowledge of and ability to identify IT and Cyber security vulnerabilities, threats, and mitigation strategies.
  • Knowledge of widely recognized cybersecurity risk frameworks (NIST, ISO, CIS, etc.) and how to apply them within enterprise organizations.
  • Corporate / Enterprise-level information security programs, including governance, risk assessment, policy/standards, technical controls, oversight and assurance, risk treatment, and security education/awareness.
  • Exposure to industrial, building or manufacturing controls systems is a big plus. 
  • Knowledge of operating systems and networks a plus.


  • Bachelors degree in information security or a related discipline
  • CISSP designation is preferred; other relevant industry certifications may be considered. (GICSP, GISP, CISM, or CCSP a plus

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In order to arrange a preliminary interview, please forward a Word copy of your resume with your complete contact information.  Local candidates preferred.  We are unable to sponsor Visa’s for this role.   

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