Engineer (Systems Security)

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Engineer (Systems Security)

Salary:£40000 - £50000 per annum
Location:Chertsey, Surrey, South East, England
Consultant:Kat Gorman
Engineer (Systems Security)

Job Description:

Join our team as a Systems Security Engineer and play a pivotal role within our versatile engineering team. In this position, you'll be responsible for shaping the security design and accreditation/assessment of projects across the entire engineering lifecycle. Working at project level, your contributions will be essential in delivering robust Risk Management and Accreditation Documents (RMADs), Security Operating Procedures (SyOPs), and implementing cutting-edge principles of secure design as they evolve. This is an opportunity to be at the forefront of ensuring the security and integrity of our projects, and your expertise will be highly valued in this critical role.
In order to be considered for this role, you must have, or be able to obtain, a high level of security clearance.

What you’ll do:
  • Identify possible security threats and determining the best security measures.
  • Designing, implement, and maintaining security protocols, policies, plans, and systems to cover all possible security threats.
  • Liaise with the system accreditor/assessor to ensure that system requirements are met, and risk is reduced to acceptable levels.
  • Determine the physical and cyber security strategy and influence and shape the technical design for each project.
  • Build security into the design from concept, development and throughout the engineering development lifecycle.
  • Define and articulate acceptance strategies used to verify IA, cyber security, and physical security requirement compliance at appropriate levels of system design.
  • Support production of associated customer security assurance evidence.
What you’ll need:
  • Understanding of UK MOD security policy i.e. JSP 440, JSP 800 series, Secure by Design principles, NIST 800 series, HMG SPF and the IS1&2 risk methodology.
  • Competent user of Microsoft office package
  • A team player who is action orientated
  • Knowledge of the Defence Industry and Project Development Lifecycle.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise work across multiple projects providing effective solutions to complex technical challenges.
  • Good communication skills and with the ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Full driving license
  • Proven capabilities within the security application.
  • Defence Industry background
  • Cyber security knowledge and experience
Roles here present fantastic opportunities to be involved across the whole design lifecycle, and with such a wide portfolio of products and capabilities, you can expect varied and career-expanding work that takes you across different engineering domains and environments.

Position - Engineer (Systems Security) – Permanent
Location - Chertsey, Portland 
Salary – DOE

Keywords: SyOps, JSP 440, JSP 800 series, Secure by Design principles, NIST 800 series, HMG SPF and the IS1&2 risk methodology.

Only apply for this role if you currently hold the specific Government Security Clearance or are eligible for Government Security Clearance.

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.

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.

This is a Permanent Role

Kat Gorman