Principal Engineer-Information Assurance

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £550.00 - £600.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Tranter

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Position: Principal Engineer-Information Assurance
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Job Description
Provide IA guidance, advice and policy as an integrated member of a multi-disciplinary engineering team.
* Accept ownership of, and responsibility for, all aspects of IA within a specified area of responsibility
* Provide IA guidance and support to design activities through the provision of general consultancy to the Engineering and Supply Chain disciplines.
* Provide IA guidance and support to Suppliers through the provision of general consultancy as required.
* Present at reviews, working groups and other meetings in support of IA work.
* Review IA deliverables from suppliers and provide constructive feedback.
* Conduct HMG-approved Risk Calculations and establish relevant, pragmatic and cost-effective mitigation actions.
* Produce IA documentation, to include full Risk Management and Accreditation Document Sets (RMADS) as necessary.
* Produce regular progress reports.
* Remain current on relevant HMG and CESG security policy and guidance

The Individual
* Certified Professional (CPP) Practitioner level or higher preferred
* A sound knowledge of HMG policies, to include: JSP440, SPF, CESG IA Portfolio
* Excellent presentation and communication skills
* The ability to write accurately, concisely and logically
* The ability to influence others in a challenging environment

* Recent experience in the conduct of Product IA work against a JSP440 and SPF requirement.
* Recent experience of the production of RMADS against a JSP440 requirement.
* Recent experience of the production of IS1 calculations and the corresponding mitigations.
* Direct responsibility for the accreditation of at least one HMG project in the last five years.
* Five years' experience of Information Assurance work in the Government Sector (Defence, Police, Home Office, Health) Preference will be given to work in the Defence Sector