• Amethyst, a leading provider of cyber security support and expertise, protects businesses, government and MoD departments from the growing threat of cyber crime.
  • Amethyst is a fast-growing Cyber Security consultancy dedicated to the provision of expert cyber security and risk management services. Combining industry expertise, and a commitment to excellence, Amethyst delivers optimum value that exceeds our clients’ expectations

Why Amethyst?

  • Amethyst have developed a reputation for succeeding where others have failed, delivering on time and to budget, without compromising on quality and we know that without our consultants that reputation would not be possible. To remain a leading provider of cyber security support and expertise, protecting businesses, government and MoD departments from the growing threat of cyber crime, we need the right people on our team. Our aim is to give our people a career where they can grow and develop a range of skills that keep pace with the ever changing cyber industry.
  • Amethyst has developed a reputation for succeeding where others have failed, delivering on time and to budget, without compromising on quality. Our clients, including Government Departments, the Ministry of Defence, Industry Suppliers and wider business, value our integrity, knowledge, and absolute focus on their cyber objectives. Our long track record of delivery means that our teams are trusted to work on some of the UK Government’s most important and sensitive projects. We are always looking to employ exceptionally talented and experienced individuals to join our consultancy team.

What We offer

  • Amethyst offer their personnel with the opportunity to work amongst a team of experienced and committed individuals where knowledge sharing is just what we do. An attractive employee benefits package is available to all staff, along with a competitive salary and bonus scheme.
  • Amethyst offers individuals the opportunity to acquire industry recognised certifications and learn from our team of experienced and committed cyber security consultants. We share our success with our employees by recognising their achievements, providing career opportunities and job satisfaction. We provide a competitive salary and an attractive employee benefits package:
  • Consultant bonus scheme
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Private healthcare (employee and immediate family)
  • Flexible, remote working
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection
  • Learning and development scheme
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Staff social events

Learning and Development

  • We understand the need to maintain your industry qualifications, but we want to actively support you in your consultant career. Want to specialise further in a specific part of cyber security? We can help. Want to know more about a specific sector? We have the means to get you that knowledge. Through mentoring, lunch and learns, conferences and on-the-job experience we support our consultants to continually improve.
  • Amethyst have a learning and development programme that strives to make sure our employees are armed with the latest best practice knowledge. We know that there is a race between the good and bad in cyber crime and we also know that to keep our clients cyber secure we need to be committed to our consultant’s development.
  • Amethyst develops and maintains a learning and development plan for each individual consultant as part of the wider company objective of developing a cyber consultancy team that is current, knowledgeable, and highly skilled. The plan, developed collaboratively with the individual, identifies a career path and how it can be achieved always recognising that aspirations and plans change over time. Other opportunities to learn and develop include our Lunch and Learn sessions, time away from project work to collect Continual Professional Development (CPD) credits to maintain professional memberships, the opportunity to work alongside more experienced consultants, and access to expert mentors.

Consultant Profile

  • Amethyst is looking to recruit individuals with three essential attributes: the ‘soft’ consultancy skills required for a client facing role that includes great verbal and non-verbal communication skills, the motivation and commitment to deliver, and a high level of integrity; a baseline of technical IT knowledge and; cyber security experience and skills, which may include familiarity with Government cyber security policy, implementation and/or auditing experience, experience of conducting technical risk assessments, security architecture, and much more. Our role descriptions state essential and desirable skills and experience, but there is some flexibility and we will consider all applicants in the round during the interview process
  • We support the Armed Forces Covenant and offer employment opportunities to those who have served or are serving as Reservists in the UK’s Armed Forces. We can interview early in the leaving process, providing guidance on desirable qualifications that can be achieved during resettlement, and in some case offers of employment many months in advance.
  • Candidates must be willing and eligible to be security vetted, eligible to work in the UK, and willing to travel.

Role Description

  • Consultant (link to pdf role description)
  • Senior Consultant (link to pdf role description)
  • Principal Consultant (link to pdf role description)

Cyber Security Specialisms that we currently recruit for are:

To apply, email a copy of your CV to: recruitment@amethystrisk.com