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Information Assurance Engineer

Information Assurance Engineer

Job Title: Information Assurance Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New Malden, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 893980_1507741254
Contact Name: Nick Haaker
Contact Email: nick@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: October 11, 2017 18:00

Job Description

Information Assurance Engineer

I am currently looking for an information assurance /security engineer who is required to provide support to design teams in both HMG project and commercial areas.

A superb and challenging opportunity to further develop your IA skills and have access to some of the most innovative and cutting-edge projects within HMG and Defence sectors - allowing you to have and build key experience relating to cyber security solutions from a commercial and national security point of view.

Technical Skills

For this role the ideal candidate would have:

*Ability to use HMG Standards, including Information Assurance Standard 1 and 2 for technical risk assessment and creation of Accreditation documentation.
*Have worked with and implemented:
-HMG Departmental Policies and Publications such as MoD Joint Service Publications.
-CESG Good Practice Guides and other CESG guidance.
-Cabinet Office Policies such as the Security Policy Framework.
-Systems in high impact level environments, including achieving full IA Accreditation.
*Used HMG Approved hardware devices such as Data Diodes and Enhanced grade encryption devices.
*Familiarity with personal computer lockdown techniques using domain based technologies.

This role would be suitable for:

*An experienced Security Architect who was also a CESG Listed Advisor Scheme (CLAS) member and is now a CESG Certified Professional (CCP).
*Information Assurance (IA) practitioner.
*Experienced ISO27001 practitioner, including creating Statement of Applicability's.
*Someone who has an understanding of Cryptographic techniques and technologies.

Ideally, the candidate would be:

*A member of an IA group such as the Trusted Security Advisor Register (TSAR).
*A member of an IA related professional body such as IISP, APM Group or BCS.
*Familiar with Network Penetration Testing using manual or automatic methods including tools such as the US DoD Cyber Security Evaluation Tool.
*Experienced in a maritime environment.
*Experienced in Industrial Control Systems environments.
*Security Cleared or be prepared to undergo a Security Clearance.
*Someone with Good presentation and customer facing skills, including working on Security Working Groups.

What are the main responsibilities of the role, against which performance is measured?

*This is a role for an Information Assurance candidate who is required to work in an HMG environment with experience of defence services.
*The role will provide support to design teams in both HMG project and Commercial areas
*This role needs to have a demonstrable working knowledge of HMG Technology and Information Risk Management guidance and standards.
*This will also include open and best practice standards such as ISO 27001.
*The candidate will be involved in the gathering of qualitative and quantitative data, generating relevant project documentation and client interfacing at a senior level for formal accreditation of systems.
*Implementation and configuration of Windows components for operation in a high-security environment according to programme requirements
*Software configuration management
*Operating system deployment and upgrade
*Installer and build scripting, including application installation and drive imaging
*Security and system testing in co-operation with IST and Integration teams
*Documentation of procedures and compliance
*Full lifecycle support for product change requests (including analysis, design, implementation and test)
*Occasional liaison with internal and external stakeholders, potentially including Government, CESG and related suppliers
*Occasional travel within the UK
*To be aware of and comply with Company Standards of Conduct and all relevant statutory requirements
*To carry out any other reasonable management request

Role:Information Assurance Engineer
Locations:London / New Malden
Salary:Competitive + Excellent benefits

Skills: IA, Information Assurance, Consulting, jsp440, cesg, ccp, clas, accreditation, iso27k, hmg standards, risk, compliance, grc, engineer, practitioner, cism, cissp, defence, defense

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 SC level.

This is a Permanent position

Applications;
nick@electusrecruitment.co.uk

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