Information Security Engineer

Information Security Engineer

Job Title: Information Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: 894379_1520514039
Contact Name: Nick Haaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 08, 2018 13:00

Job Description

Information Security Engineer

Your knowledge of the HMG & Defence sectors in relation to Cyber Security would make an immediate positive impact to the UKs national security. Your technical background will be key to liaise between technical experts and clients to facilitate, deliver and implement Cyber solutions on bespoke products.

Working for a market leader & specialist engineering company that specialises in the defence sector, you will be given the opportunity to develop your career by having access and working with the latest technologies and approaches in relation to today's and tomorrow's threats; giving you phenomenal career prospects and a defined path for your development.

You will provide specialist information security support and advice across a variety of unique programmes within the business, delivering effective information security solutions integrated with complex weapon information systems and sub systems.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

The Role

*Identifying security risks within complex weapon systems, products and solutions and ensuring that those risks are addressed by the implementation and delivery of effective and balanced security measures.
*Assist in the timely integration of information assurance activities with the weapon system engineering, design, manufacturing and support programmes.
*Engaging with stakeholders, engineering teams and sub-contractors to provide direction, guidance and support on acceptable and balanced information security solutions.
*Liaison with customers, accreditors and technical authorities.
*Contribution to, and conduct of, trade studies related to weapon system information security.
*Providing security documentation and evidence to meet MOD security accreditation requirements.
*Involvement in the entire systems engineering lifecycle of delivered weapon systems including specification of security requirements, development of security architectures, reviewing design and implementation, specification of verification requirements review of verification outputs and development of operational guidance.
*Contributing to corporate information assurance knowledge and capability and maintaining knowledge of technology development and implications for information security.

What's great about the team?

*You will be joining a team with a strong pedigree in the delivery of weapon system information assurance.
*You will be able to influence weapon systems as they develop from concept to delivery and gain first-hand experience of working with military customers.
*Alongside core engineering projects you will also have the opportunity to conduct internally funded research packages.
*A variety in project work that will enable you to apply the breadth of your information assurance skillset and experience and develop a deep understanding of the technologies involved.
*As information assurance develops across the company and on bilateral and multinational projects you will also have the opportunity to work internationally.
*The Team works internationally delivering Information Assurance to a broad range of customers.
*This diversity and our integration with other engineering disciplines provide a motivating and challenging working environment and a great opportunity to advance your career.
*The Information Security Team has members at both Bristol and Stevenage; it currently comprises a total of 8 Engineers with varying levels of experience and a diverse range of skills.

What are we looking for?

*Knowledge and understanding of MOD and Government information security policy, standards and guidance and the ability to tailor them to the specific needs of our weapon system product range.
*Experience in generation of information security Risk Assessments, Risk Treatment Plans and Risk Management and Accreditation Documents.
*Demonstrable knowledge of systems engineering, electronics principles, software technology and development principles.
*Information assurance experience across the Systems Engineering, Development Lifecycle would be preferred.
*Experience in the specification and development of effective and balanced information assurance solutions or approaches.
*Understanding of systems and security verification, validation, testing and evaluation approaches, including HMG Information Assurance schemes and processes.
*Experience of product / systems development environment.
*Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
*Ability to work with limited day-to-day supervision, but must know when to seek assistance.
*Effective written and verbal communication skills with ability to adapt depending on audience
*Ability to discern the key technical, commercial, and programme influences from available 'noisy' information
*Ability to contribute to cost, schedule adherence, and technical performance trade-offs
*Systems thinker and systems engineering experience.

Role:Information Security Engineer
Salary:up to £60,000 + excellent benefits / bonus

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.

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