Chief Scientist - Cyber Analytics

Chief Scientist - Cyber Analytics

Job Title: Chief Scientist - Cyber Analytics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worcestershire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894313_1516127080
Contact Name: Nick Haaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2018 18:24

Job Description

Chief Scientist - Cyber Analytics
up to £95k + benefits

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chief Scientist - Cyber Analytics to join a major engineering company; working with a number of Business and IT leadership and subject matter experts to build a view of the organisational strategy, processes, information, and information technology assets. Essentially determining the current and future Principals, Policies and Standards for each technology domain.

My client is a global Engineering company that has always been renowned for its innovative engineering. They provide high quality products & services to the Defence, Government, Financial & Professional and Infrastructure & Utilities sectors.

Job description/Person specification

Growth of data collection and storage has led to an increased need to analyse this vast pool of information for both commercial and national defence purposes. Due to expertise and specialisation in this field, my client has seen a rapidly increasing demand for their knowledge in the intelligence domain from Government and Defence clients. We're big enough to deliver a wide range of services to our clients and agile enough to offer exactly what businesses need.

We are seeking a Chief Scientist to provide technical leadership and to drive innovation across all our cyber analytical activities including Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Big Data Analytics.

The successful candidate will lead our research and development of new cyber analytical capabilities, enabling our customer to understand new threat vectors, identify areas of exposure and derive actionable intelligence from cyber activity to enable them to deliver and grow their business.

Key candidate strengths will be to:

*A proven track record within this domain in academia or industry.
*Strong links into industrial partners and relevant government departments.
*Challenge current thinking and develop new ideas and concepts in cyber intelligence.
*Be able to work across diverse projects and for differing customers, spotting key opportunities for significant cyber intelligence performance improvements.
*Lead the development of data analytics and cyber services producing new capabilities and driving predictive analytics.
*Architect new intelligence solutions combining novel techniques with third party capabilities to rapidly deliver results.
*Derive new approaches to critical vulnerability assessment and cyber activity impact assessments.
*Lead the technical strategy across our Cyber Analytics business.
*Represent my client in the external market for Cyber Intelligence and Analytics, and build and maintain established relationship with key stakeholders, including identifying and leading key partnerships with appropriate academia, SME partners and leading industrials.
*Develop professional standards for the new professional roles in the cyber analytics domain.
*Work closely with other Chief Scientists and Chief Engineers to identify and exploit synergies and new opportunities for new, combined technical offerings.
*You will be a nationally recognised expert in data analytics and its applications in cyber intelligence.
*You will be a strong and visible thought leader who can inspire data scientists and engineers and attract new talent to the organisation.
*You will be required to be in a position to gain DV Clearance if this is something that you do not currently hold - this requires that you have 10 years residency in the UK or a minimum of 5 years citizenship.
*The role will require up to 60% travel

Role:Chief Scientist - Cyber Analytics
Salary:up to £95k + Benefits
Other:DV Clearance is essential for this role / 60% travel

Skills: data, big data, analytics, intelligence, cyber, cyber security, digital, ccie, mcse, oscp, manager, technology, network, infrastructure, security architect, CLAS, ccp, cesg, security

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum DV level.

This is a Permanent position


Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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