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Cyber Security Consultant

Employer
Synoptix
Location
Bristol Business Park, BS16 1EJ
Salary
£50,000 - £70,000
Closing date
1 May 2024
Phone number
01179XXXXXX

Job Details

Cyber Security Consultant

Set up in 2011, Synoptix is rapidly becoming recognised as one of the UK’s most capable suppliers of systems engineering expertise and know-how. We have built up an enviable customer base in aerospace and defence and are now seeking to extend our presence and influence in the rail, transportation and public utility sectors – all of which are showing a growing appetite for the type of rigorous system engineering we advocate.

We contribute to some of the foremost engineering projects in the UK, typically supporting large and complex engineering programmes through the application of systems engineering principles. Some of our key projects include MBSE support to various submarine programmes, adaptive camouflage for the British Army, Architectural support on Typhoon and F-35 platforms, cyber security support to EW systems. Synoptix also support customers in achieving relevant security accreditations in line with the Secure by Design directive. Synoptix also assist in the development of security architecture and security documentation such as Security Management Plan and RMADS. Our customers benefit from lean delivery of agile projects, utilising best practices developed across a range of industries.

The Role

As a Cyber Security Consultant at Synoptix, you will join our existing team and provide support to ongoing and upcoming projects we have. This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your security skill set through the delivery of projects, training, and knowledge transfer from senior staff.

Key Responsibilities

Support Cybersecurity work packages on behalf of Synoptix clients or as part of internal delivery programmes. This may include:

  • Development of Security Management Plans
  • Performance of Risk Assessments (System Driven or Component Driven)
  • Define and architect of Security Controls Development of SyOps
  • Development of CoCos
  • Vulnerability Management Planning Development of Key / Certificate Management Plans
  • Development of Security Case Reports.
  • Support to Security Working Groups
  • Act as an SME for security requirements. Represent Synoptix at conferences, symposia and trade shows.

Skills and Knowledge

We are interested in any experience of the following skills, but they are not essential for you to apply:

Knowledge and application of UK Information Assurance Standards, Frameworks and supporting guidance:

  • HMG IS1 & IS2
  • ISO27000 Series
  • JSP440
  • JSP604
  • NCSC Guidance Material
  • Secure by Design
  • DefStan 05-139

Knowledge and application of non-UK Information Assurance Standards:

  • NIST SP800 (in particular NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-160)
  • NIST Guidance Material

 

  • Knowledge of encryption standards, technologies and key/certificate management.
  • Experience in conducting security risk assessments.
  • Experience of Security Management Plan (SMP) Generation
  • Experience of Security Case / Security Case Report Generation
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Qualifications

  • NCSC Recognised Qualification Full Membership of ISC2 or CIISe

Security Clearance

  • SC (minimum) DV (preferred)

Benefits

  • Annual Company Bonus
  • 25 Days holiday not including bank holidays with option to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Electric car scheme
  • Private health care
  • Job well done scheme
  • Employee Assistance scheme

Please note that due to the nature of our projects we can only accept UK National candidates who will need to be eligible to obtain UK Security Clearance.

By applying to this position, you are confirming that you consent to the retention of your personal data. Your data is held securely on our own premises and under the terms of the Data Protection Act (2018). It will be treated as confidential, and will not be transferred to any third party, or to any other jurisdiction without your consent. We will not hold any data for any longer than is necessary for us to fulfil our obligations and will remove any data at your written request.

 

 

 

 

 

Company

Set up in 2011, Synoptix is rapidly becoming recognised as one of the UK’s most capable suppliers of systems engineering expertise and know-how. We have built up an enviable customer base in aerospace and defence and are now seeking to extend our presence and influence in the rail, transportation and public utility sectors – all of which are showing a growing appetite for the type of rigorous system engineering we advocate.

We contribute to some of the foremost engineering projects in the UK, typically supporting large and complex engineering programmes through the application of systems engineering principles. Some of our key projects include MBSE support to various submarine programmes, adaptive camouflage for the British Army, Architectural support on Typhoon and F-35 platforms, cyber security support to EW systems. Our customers benefit from lean delivery of agile projects, utilising best practices developed across a range of industries.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01179430715
Location
Building 530, The Crescent
Bristol Business Park
Bristol
Somerset
BS16 1EJ
GB

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