Information Assurance Engineer

Location
Gloucester
Salary
Excellent Salary!
Posted
01 Mar 2018
Closes
29 Mar 2018
Ref
J6188
Contact
Georgina Rosagro
Clearance Level
DV
Job Type
Permanent

Information Assurance Engineer - Permanent - Gloucester - Excellent Salary

Key Responsibilities:

  • Address specific projects and programmes' information assurance requirements.
  • Provide information assurance expertise and guidance across the company.
  • Successful candidates will work with the Principal IA Practitioner and programme managers.
  • Ensure that the Cabinet Office Security Policy Framework's requirements are met with regards to the implementation and maintenance of accredited IT networks.
  • Support business development activities and refine the business unit's information assurance business development strategy.
  • Provide information security advice and guidance across the business.
  • Provide threat and risk based analysis of customer environments.

Key Skills:

  • An all-round information assurance practitioner with both working knowledge of information security best practices and technical knowledge of information system architectures, their components and potential vulnerabilities.
  • Experience of working in accordance with the Security Policy Framework and ISO 27001.
  • Experience of providing risk managed security guidance during the design and operation of secure IT systems.
  • Experience of undertaking technical risk assessments in compliance with IAS 1 /2. Additionally candidates must be experienced in the application of a varied, context based approach to risk assessment and management.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing/delivering RMADS and supporting accreditation processes.
  • Working knowledge of HMG Good Practice Guides, Information Assurance Policies, and the Security Policy Framework.
  • CESG Certified Practitioner in the SIRA discipline.
  • Strong stakeholder management and customer facing skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills: able to communicate Information Security principles at the tactical and operational level of the organisation.
  • Desired skills, qualifications and experience [JP]
  • Knowledge of: Internet Security Trends, Firewall products, Access Control devices, and encryption products.
  • A holder or member of a professional Information Security Certification (e.g. IISP, ITPC, CLAS, CISSP, CISSM, CCP).
  • Ability to mentor junior IA professionals and to lead an information assurance team.
  • Experience of applying information assurance principles during systems development and integration.
  • A high level of integrity and professionalism.

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You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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