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IT Security Assurance Lead

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £61.00 - £66.00 per hour

IT Security Assurance Lead Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity working from home as a IT Security Assurance Lead. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to monitor key critical security controls within the estate to ensure effectiveness and identifying where failings are occurring.

IT Security Assurance Lead

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity working from home as a IT Security Assurance Lead.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to monitor key critical security controls within the estate to ensure effectiveness and identifying where failings are occurring.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitoring key critical security controls within the estate to ensure effectiveness and identifying where failings are occurring
  • Maintaining an operational overview of all security controls required to meet compliance with regulatory, HMG accreditation and company polices and standards. Where failures of effectiveness occur they are to be identified as findings and tracked to resolution
  • Auditing and Assuring Third Party Service Providers (Inc. DXC, Cloud service providers, Telefonica and Capita etc) against operational security requirements as defined in their contracts and where appropriate
  • Assessing as required to assist and implement any regulatory frameworks are met and implemented such as ISO20000, ISO27001 and CE+
  • Organising and overseeing internal and external Pen tests to assess control effectiveness and support compliance and accreditation requirements
  • Working in conjunction with the EITS Service Operations Teams to manage the security aspects of service delivery of UK Service Providers including representing Information Security in Service Review Meetings
  • Reviewing and assuring externally provided Security Services to maximise the service benefits; recommending changes and improvements as appropriate (Inc. GSOC, UK SOC, Outpost 24 and McAfee)
  • Contributing to root cause analyses of major security incidents and following security findings through to completion with Business Group, SI and Service Provider stakeholders
  • Assuring the security impact of changes to the enterprise IT infrastructure and recommending remedial actions to ensure compliance and HMG security policy and standards
  • Assisting with security reporting providing evidence of assurance around key security control effectiveness
  • Representing the Information Security Authority at monthly Tow er Service Reviews where specific security issues need to be review ed or addressed

Key skills & qualifications

  • Strong track records of auditing or assuring the security of services in the Government sector (or commercial organisations bound by HMG standards)
  • Strong analytical background with the ability to analyse and interpret large and complex data sets and articulate observations, conclusions and recommendations to senior audiences
  • In-depth know ledge of HMG and industry standard security policy, standards and good practice guidance and their application to a variety of IT solutions processing protectively marked information
  • Wide ranging know ledge of application, infrastructure and security technologies and in-depth know ledge of implementing them in a secure configuration
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) preferably in a related discipline

  • CLAS or CISSP/CISA/CISM qualification desirable but not essential
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate complex subjects to a variety of audiences, pulling out key issues and decision points
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills for managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders and dealing with escalations
  • Capable of a very high standard of written communication including experience of writing complex reports and giving formal presentations
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage workload and priorities based on demand from multiple different projects and initiatives
  • Strong team working ethic and strives to meet personal and team objectives

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: Working from home

Rate: £66.85 per hour (INSIDE OF IR35)

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


Product Security Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £55.00 - £60.00 per hour

An exciting new Product Security Engineer position to be based in Portsmouth.

Purpose of role:

To ensure Information Assurance and Security across multiple programmes across the Maritime Sector. This will include, liaising with projects, system accreditors, producing IA documentation such as RMADS, providing advice and guidance to shape the technical solution and ensuring projects have common security processes in place.

Additional Key Accountabilities:

  • Keep up to date in relevant IA standards, process and technologies, develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide more effective services
  • Provide help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development.
  • Support the IA special interest group by sharing best practise

Major Tasks and Activities:

  • Manage the Accreditation of a number of Maritime programmes at varying points in the lifecycle.
  • Liaise with the system accreditor(s) to manage expectations and ensure that IA requirements are met and risk is reduced to acceptable level.
  • Determine the IA Strategy for each project including how requirements will be flowed down to suppliers
  • Influence and shape the technical design for each product to build security into the design from the beginning.
  • Ensure project security is in place including arrangement between suppliers and partners and for reference rigs.
  • Support functional IA activities.

The Individual

  • Solid engineering experience and background
  • Flexible to new challenges and skills
  • Attention to detail and able to identify priority areas of focus.
  • Experience of or working in information assurance (particularly if working with UK/NATO/International standards) would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working within a large engineering programme would be an advantage.
  • CCP qualifications or experience of competencies of practitioner level in ‘Security & Information Risk Advisor’ and/or Senior IA Architect role would be an advantage.
  • Must have completed an IAS1&2 Training Course

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


Asset Administrator

  • Gloucestershire
  • Permanent
  • £30000 - £35000.00 per annum

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator/ Asset Manager with this leading global organization in the defence sector. You will need to hold current SC Clearance for this role

Asset Administrator: asset administration, asset manager, asset management, procurement, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector based from their Gloucester office.

For this role you will need to hold current SC Clearance for this role.

Experience in Asset administration/ Asset Management is sought.

In the role you will manage and administer the asset life-cycle for the team from procurement, logging & labeling, assets in/ out right through to disposal.

Key responsibilities

  • Procure items requested within agreed procedure
  • Ensure assets are labelled, stored and managed inline with customer requirements for compliance
  • Verify asses to be procured with Project Manager/ Technical lead
  • From supply chain obtain quotes, place orders and manage goods in, materials and invoicing
  • Itemise and track subsets of assets
  • Identify risks and issues and report to Project Manager

Experience required:

  • Excellent MS Office skills: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer facing and communication skills
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment and able to work independently and prioritise
  • Well motivated, organised and methodical – can do approach
  • Current SC Clearance and eligible for DV clearance and happy to undergo background checks
  • Strong team working skills

Asset Administrator: asset administration, asset manager, asset management, procurement, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3 Recruitment, industry news and updates, check out our new website, follow our aap3 Defence & Aerospace Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Principal Product Security Engineer x 3

  • Dorset
  • Contract
  • £60.00 - £65.00 per hour

The PSA Principal Engineer will be a focal point for security and information risk matters within the Product Security Engineering (PSyE) team and will be able to apply their deep level of subject matter expertise and experience to ensure that submarine systems and products are delivered and can be managed and supported through-life.

They will be able to support the appropriate authorities/management to ensure the delivered solutions meetthe specified contractual and regulatory requirements and can be operated securely, correctly and safely. They will provide subject matter expertise and advice to other functional and capability areas to support overall project delivery and performance.

The PSA Principal Engineer will have a good understanding of the applicable regulations, standards, policies and guidance on information risk management, to be able to identify, analyse and evaluate information risks. They will be able to speak knowledgably and credibly with customer, user and internal stakeholders to explain the causes of information risks, their likelihood and potential operational and business impacts. They will be able to document and present risk management options to the business and participate in discussions.

The PSA Principal Engineer will have a working 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.

Responsibilities

The PSA Principal Engineer will be responsible for, or provide input to the following typical key deliverables, dependent on the role and the place the project is in the engineering lifecycle:

  • Risk Management Accreditation Document Set (RMADS).
  • Security Strategy and other accreditation documentation
  • Captured and agreed technical requirements in accordance with company and programme processes.
  • Compliant technical solutions against contractual requirements and regulations.
  • Technical input and appropriate consideration of product security activities and issues for LCM deliverables and Design Reviews, including Sub-Contract Design Reviews.
  • Captured and agreed input to appropriate Verification and Qualification Plans.
  • Specialist advice and contribution to other project documentation, such as Training Needs Analysis (TNA), Technical Publications, Cyber Incident Plans and Operating Instructions (list is not exhaustive).

Skills/Qualifications

  • Degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant STEM subject or Information Security related.
  • Holds NCSC CCP SIRA status (or able to achieve)
  • Good understanding of information security principles and is able to advise on the potential impact to Product Systems.
  • Experience of Product Security Engineering activities in the defence, maritime or closely linked domain.
  • Knowledge of security related activities required to support the engineering lifecycle with experience of operating in the phase relevant to the role.
  • Proven experience of assessing and managing information risk in line with industry good practice.
  • Experience of assessing and advising on controls to support Product Safety.
  • Proven experience of applying Product Security/Information Security concepts to applicable technologies within the environment (or similar).
  • Supports and contributes to information security professional bodies and industry forums.
  • Can demonstrate experience of mentoring and/or providing support to others.
  • Is a member of a professional institute
  • Can demonstrate continuous improvement, professional development and awareness of current industry good practice.

PLEASE NOTE: This role has been confirmed as being INSIDE IR35.

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


Asset Adminitsrator

  • Gloucestershire
  • Permanent
  • £30000 - £35000.00 per annum

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector. You will need to hold current SC Clearance for this role.

Asset Administrator: administration, asset management, procurement, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector based from their Gloucester office.

For this role you will need to hold current SC Clearance for this role.

In the role you will manage and administer the asset life-cycle for the team from procurement, logging & labeling, assets in/ out right through to disposal.

Key responsibilities

  • Procure items requested within agreed procedure
  • Ensure assets are labelled, stored and managed inline with customer requirements for compliance
  • Verify asses to be procured with Project Manager/ Technical lead
  • From supply chain obtain quotes, place orders and manage goods in, materials and invoicing
  • Itemise and track subsets of assets
  • Identify risks and issues and report to Project Manager

Experience required:

  • Excellent MS Office skills: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer facing and communication skills
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment and able to work independently and prioritise
  • Well motivated, organised and methodical – can do approach
  • Current SC Clearance and eligible for DV clearance and happy to undergo background checks
  • Strong team working skills

Asset Administrator: administration, asset management, procurement, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3 Recruitment, industry news and updates, check out our new website, follow our aap3 Defence & Aerospace Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Asset Adminitsrator

  • Gloucestershire
  • Permanent
  • £30000 - £35000.00 per annum

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector. You will need to hold current SC Clearance for this role and be eligible for DV Clearance

Asset Administrator: administration, asset management, procurement, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector based from their Gloucester office.

For this role you will need to hold current SC Clearance as a minimum and be eligible for DV Clearance

In the role you will manage the asset life-cycle for the team from procurement right through to disposal.

Key responsibilities

  • Procure items requested within agreed procedure
  • Ensure assets are labelled, stored and managed inline with customer requirements for compliance
  • Verify asses to be procured with Project Manager/ Technical lead
  • From supply chain obtain quotes, place orders and manage goods in, materials and invoicing
  • Itemise and track subsets of assets
  • Identify risks and issues and report to Project Manager

Experience required:

  • Good MS Office skills: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer facing and communication skills
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment and able to work independently and prioritise
  • Well motivated, organised and methodical – can do approach
  • Current SC Clearance and eligible for DV clearance and happy to undergo background checks
  • Strong team working skills

Asset Administrator: administration, asset management, procurement, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3 Recruitment, industry news and updates, check out our new website, follow our aap3 Defence & Aerospace Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Asset Adminitsrator

  • Gloucestershire
  • Permanent
  • £30000 - £35000.00 per annum

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector. You will need to hold current SC Clearance for this role and be eligible for DV Clearance

Asset Administrator: asset management, procurement, administration, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector based from their Gloucester office.

For this role you will need to hold current SC Clearance as a minimum and be eligible for DV Clearance

In the role you will manage the asset life-cycle for the team from procurement right through to disposal.

Key responsibilities

  • Procure items requested within agreed procedure
  • Ensure assets are labelled, stored and managed inline with customer requirements for compliance
  • Verify asses to be procured with Project Manager/ Technical lead
  • From supply chain obtain quotes, place orders and manage goods in, materials and invoicing
  • Itemise and track subsets of assets
  • Identify risks and issues and report to Project Manager

Experience required:

  • Good MS Office skills: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer facing and communication skills
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment and able to work independently and prioritise
  • Well motivated, organised and methodical – can do approach
  • Current SC Clearance and eligible for DV clearance and happy to undergo background checks
  • Strong team working skills

Asset Administrator: asset management, procurement, administration, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3 Recruitment, industry news and updates, check out our new website, follow our aap3 Defence & Aerospace Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Asset Adminitsrator

  • Gloucestershire
  • Permanent
  • £30000 - £35000.00 per annum

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector. You will need to hold current SC Clearance for this role and be eligible for DV Clearance

Asset Administrator: asset management, procurement, administration, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

Opportunity for an Asset Administrator with this leading global organisation in the defence and cyber sector based from their Gloucester office.

For this role you will need to hold current SC Clearance as a minimum and be eligible for DV Clearance

In the role you will manage the asset life-cycle for the team from procurement right through to disposal.

Key responsibilities

  • Procure items requested within agreed procedure
  • Ensure assets are labelled, stored and managed inline with customer requirements for compliance
  • Verify asses to be procured with Project Manager/ Technical lead
  • From supply chain obtain quotes, place orders and manage goods in, materials and invoicing
  • Itemise and track subsets of assets
  • Identify risks and issues and report to Project Manager

Experience required:

  • Good MS Office skills: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer facing and communication skills
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment and able to work independently and prioritise
  • Well motivated, organised and methodical – can do approach
  • Current SC Clearance and eligible for DV clearance and happy to undergo background checks
  • Strong team working skills

Asset Administrator: asset management, procurement, administration, SC Cleared, Security Clearance

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3 Recruitment, industry news and updates, check out our new website, follow our aap3 Defence & Aerospace Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Cyber Vulnerability Researcher

  • Gloucestershire
  • Permanent
  • £35000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + bens + DV bonus

Exciting opportunity for a Cyber Vulnerability Research engineer to join a leading global organization working on interesting and challenging research projects for the UK government. You will work with a select team on a research project looking at the vulnerabilities of datalinks on commercial products. You will need to undergo DV clearance for this role, funded by the organization, but you can start on SC.

Cyber Vulnerability Researcher: Pen testing, cyber, security, research, vulnerability, protocol analysis, datalinks, network traffic, Linux, Python, reverse engineering

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Vulnerability Research Engineer to join a leading global organisation working on interesting and challenging research projects for the UK government. Working from their Gloucester offices/ currently remotely.

You will work with a select team on a research project looking at the vulnerabilities of datalinks on commercial products. This will include developing technical solutions for protocol analysis and exploiting vulnerabilities.

You will undergo DV clearance for this role, funded by the organisation, but you can start on SC.

Key experience required:

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of wireless communications
  • Experience of using tools to capture and inspect network traffic and datalinks
  • Knowledge of penetration testing and reverse engineering tools and processes
  • Experience of protocol analysis & decoding
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with scripting language – Python ideal

Cyber Vulnerability Researcher: Pen testing, cyber, security, research, vulnerability, protocol analysis, datalinks, network traffic, Linux, Python, reverse engineering

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3 Recruitment, industry news and updates, check out our new website, follow our aap3 Defence & Aerospace Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Consultant Product Security Engineer

  • Surrey
  • Contract
  • £65.00 - £70.00 per hour

Consultant Product Security Engineer Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Frimley as a Consultant Product Security Engineer. The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be a focal point for security and information risk matters and will be able to apply your expert subject matter expertise and experience to ensure that submarine systems and products are delivered and can be managed and supported through-life.

Consultant Product Security Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Frimley as a Consultant Product Security Engineer.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be a focal point for security and information risk matters and will be able to apply your expert subject matter expertise and experience to ensure that submarine systems and products are delivered and can be managed and supported through-life.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and advice to other functional and capability areas to support overall project delivery and performance.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Have a deep understanding of the applicable regulations, standards, policies and guidance on information risk management, to be able to identify, analyse and evaluate information risks.
  • Knowledgably and credibly with customer, user and internal stakeholders to explain the causes of information risks, their likelihood and potential operational and business impacts.
  • Be able to document and present risk management options to the business and participate in discussions on options.
  • 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.
  • Must have full SC clearance

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: Frimley

Rate: £70.32 per hour

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