Job Profile

Job Title: Senior PCI Consultant

location: Primarily Field / Home based

remuneration: £ Competitive

employment type: Permanent

Job Overview:

Our client is offering a great opportunity for an experienced QSA to join an evolving PCI consultancy and undertake security audits and compliance assessments for a wide range of blue chip merchants and service providers.

Main Responsibilites

  • To assist clients in identifying and rectifying security weaknesses in order to meet PCI DSS requirements.
  • To take a risk-based approach and draw on the wider InfoSec piece as a new approach towards compliance as a Business as Usual (BAU) activity.
  • To deliver comprehensive client facing documentation including audit scopes, reports on compliance and security assessments.
  • To provide Quality Assurance of client facing documentation produced from within the team against pre-defined quality standards.
  • To support Service Line and Sales process through pre-sales support and bid input.
  • To work closely with the Penetration Testing team and other technical teams when delivering QSA consultancy.


  • A proven track record operating as a QSA in Level 1 merchant organisations.
  • A thorough understanding of the expectations placed on a QSA by the PCI council and the various card brands.
  • An understanding of risk-based approaches including ISO 27001 Risk Treatment
  • A working knowledge of a wide range of operating systems, network devices and protocols.
  • An interest in current technological developments such as cloud computing and encryption.
  • An ability to communicate complex technical architectures in concise written reports.
  • An appreciation of database, CRM and payment processing applications and their potential security weaknesses.
  • An understanding of broader Information Security issues.

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