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Lead Security Engineer (CCSV4) (SC Cleared – UK Eyes Only)

  • Gloucestershire
  • Contract
  • Up to £83.41 per hour

Lead Security Engineer (CCSV4) (SC Cleared – UK Eyes Only)

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Filton as a Lead Security Engineer.

The role will be an initial 6-9-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work on a critical maritime defence project and lead the management of customer security stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the management of Customer (security) stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Coordinate and support the customer stakeholders to establish Project’s Security goals and Product Security requirements.
  • Ensure all stakeholders understand and adhere to the contracted Product Security rules and procedures and foster best practice.
  • Maintain Project Security Management Plans and System Security Architecture Document.
  • Mature the definition and manage the schedule of product security activities across the projects.
  • Lead the Programme PSEc and architecture / design teams to undertake Product Security risk identification, management and assessment activities.
  • Lead the construction and delivery of the risk management and accreditation documentation (RMADS)
  • Lead engagement with internal and external customers, ensuring that their requirements are fully considered and adequately supported where appropriate and agreed.
  • Produce, present and articulate clear and logical technical product security arguments
  • Complete peer reviews, checking, verification and assurance tasks to demonstrate the adequacy and robustness of the product security documentation.
  • In partnership with the MOD Security Assurance Coordinator, support the appropriate meetings and Working Groups, providing the chair as appropriate.
  • Provide programme status updates, identify problem areas and implement agreed recovery plans to the Engineering Delivery Manager.
  • Lead appropriate meetings and working groups, support adjacent transversal disciplines to ensure coherence (for example safety engineering).
  • Deliver presentation material to support project design review major events.

Key skills & qualifications


  • Demonstrable leadership Skills
  • CCP Senior SIRA or equivalent
  • Extensive background in managing cyber risk using different methodologies, e.g. NIST, ISO27001, IS1/2, MITRE and STRIDE at a technical level
  • Significant experience of managing security at a programme level (ideally within a defence or government context)
  • Demonstrable experience of HMG Cyber Accreditations.
  • SC Cleared
  • Experience of working within an Engineering Lifecycle.


  • Degree Qualified in a STEM or IT subject
  • Qualified in offensive Cyber Security
  • Project Management Skills
  • ITIL
  • Exposure to UK MoD policies and processes

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Filton

Rate: £83.41 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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