Cyber Security Engineer

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  • Location

    Christchurch, Dorset

  • Sector:

    IT and Digital

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  • Salary:

    Up to £43.46 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Tranter

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Duration: 12 Months

Rate: £43.46 per hour

IR35 Status: Inside IR35

As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the security of our clients information systems, building close working relationships with customer and security communities, whilst maintaining a thorough knowledge of cyber threats and standards to support complex systems.

Key Responsibility Areas

Taking the cybersecurity lead on projects, including secure infrastructure and front-line deployed products, deployed across multiple security domains, at all levels of classification, for MOD and other customers.

Performing security risk assessments following recognised methodologies such as HMG IAS 1 & 2, and identifying suitable risk treatment controls, for all stages of the engineering lifecycle.
Working closely with the designers on a number of internal and external projects throughout the UK.

Liaising with and providing cyber security advice to the customer security community such as Accreditors and Security Assurance Coordinators.

Ensuring systems achieve security accreditation.

Assessing the impact to security of all changes proposed to the systems and what needs to be done to maintain security assurance.

Scoping and managing testing by external penetration test companies.

Producing security documentation such as RMADS and SyOPs.

Additional Information
Degree or equivalent in relevant engineering or information security discipline.
Expertise in the Accreditation processes.
Demonstrable experience of identifying security risks and application of appropriate and realistic controls.
Experience of working across multiple projects delivering Cyber Security solutions.
Ability to travel to different sites throughout the UK to enable the completing of tasks to meet project needs.
Experience of cyber security IA Engineering delivery in the defence arena.

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