We act as the 'digital partner' to DE&S, helping the whole organisation to embed new business processes, tools and technology while at the same time keeping us legal and our information protected.
These roles are responsible for providing expert advice and guidance in supporting the delivery of Information Assurance, Audit or Systems Accreditation
strategy, policy and solutions relevant to the DE&S & SDA enterprise. This will include regular interaction with both internal and external parties and
involves advising customers on complex and contentious issues.
Undertake Information Assurance reviews, audits and security surveys both internal and external with Industry Partners and present findings to your Information Assurance Manager.
Support cyber awareness on projects and Information Assurance community initiatives.
Provide guidance to project teams regarding information assurance compliance and data security.
Provide assurance to senior colleagues that all IT assets are fit-for-purpose from a security perspective and manage day-to-day security governance of an IT system, supporting Security Assurance Coordinator (SAC).
Assist in determining how security policy is implemented in the system, liaise with the System Manager to manage issues and maintain countermeasures.
Identify and keep abreast of new trends in methodologies, technologies and service and analyse the role and impact of current and future technology on DE&S' security requirements
Be an active part of the Information Assurance community, attend meetings and participate in working groups.
Perform FDO role to improve capability within the function and participate in other function improvement activities.
This is an excellent opportunity for the successful applicants to become SME's within their fields Please note, Some posts are open to Sole UK Nationals only and, in some cases, successful candidates will be required to gain enhanced DV clearance.
To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:
Have an understanding of the implementation of Information Security Governance and Assurance within an organisation.
An Awareness of ISO27001 or NIST800 Series Standards
Experience working in at least one of the following areas: Cyber Security Risk Management, Information Asset Security, Security Architecture &
Engineering, Communications & Network Security, Cyber Security Assessment and Testing, Cyber Security Operations, Software Development
Security or possess a minimum of NQF Level 6 Qualification or higher in an ICT related subject and experience within an ICT field.
It would benefit your application should you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
Experience of ISO27000 Series Standards or NIST800-53 standard implementation
Experience of JSP440 or HMG IAS 1&2
Experience of System administration
Associate Membership of the British Computer Society
Holds Network+, Security+ (or similar certification), alternatively an NQF Level 4 (or higher) qualification in an ICT related subject or CCP at
If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:
Strategy, Architecture and Solution Design
If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:
Communicating and Influencing
So whats in it for you:
You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.
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