Principal Engineer - Product Security (PSec Architect)

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  • Location

    Weymouth, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £65.00 per day

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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The Security Architect engineer will be able to apply their expert subject matter expertise and experience to programmes and systems to ensure that the business and customer security requirements are identified, implemented and met for information system architectures and solutions being delivered by the programmes. They will be able to support the appropriate Delegated Technical Authority (dTA) and/or Design Authority (DA) to ensure the delivered solutions meet the specified contractual and regulatory requirements and can be operated securely, correctly and safely.

The Security Architect engineer will have a deep understanding of the applicable regulations, standards, policies and guidance on cyber security and information assurance, to ensure conformance and be able to mitigate information risks and balance them against the cost of countermeasures. They will be able to work and speak knowledgably and credibly with customer, user and internal stakeholders to provide advice and guidance on information risk management matters.

The Security Architect engineer will have a good knowledge of the cyber security and information assurance marketplace, including products, suppliers and key threats, and will also have an understanding of the direction of potential future technologies.

The Individual

Expert level of knowledge of Cyber Security/Information Assurance activities in the defence, maritime or closely linked domain and have a comprehensive understanding of the impact of information risk management activities on system architectures and the development of risk mitigations

* Knowledge of the complete engineering lifecycle with some experience of operating in most phases.
* Have a strong awareness of Product Safety and SHE.
* Good communication skills and ability to interact with and manage stakeholders.
* Provides technical leadership, coaches and mentors others. May lead a team of engineers.