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Cyber Security Specialist

  • Dorset
  • Contract
  • Up to £72.98 per hour + Inside IR35

Would you like to play a key role in developing secure solutions and assuring Cyber Security for one of the UK's leading defence prime systems integrators? We currently have a vacancy for a Cyber Security Specialist at our site in Christchurch. As a Cyber Security Specialist, reporting into the Engineering Lead, you will be joining our highly dedicated Cyber Security team working on a variety of prestigious and long-term projects for the MOD and other customers.

Cyber Security Specialist

Would you like to play a key role in developing secure solutions and assuring Cyber Security for one of the UK’s leading defence prime systems integrators? We currently have a vacancy for a Cyber Security Specialist at our site in Christchurch, Dorset (flexible working arrangements will also be considered for this role). Christchurch itself is a picturesque location, with a choice of award-winning beaches, coastal nature reserves and heritage attractions nearby.

As a Cyber Security Specialist, reporting into the Engineering Lead, you will be joining our highly dedicated Cyber Security team working on a variety of prestigious and long-term projects for the MOD and other customers, including deployed networks such as the Falcon communications system. You will be working with a range of internal and customer stakeholders to help them understand security risks throughout the entire project lifecycle and then working with security and technical professionals to design and implement cyber security controls and drive effective risk management.

This role will provide you with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects gaining and developing a deeper understanding of security risks and mitigations.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

– Working closely with security stakeholders from both the business and the customer communities throughout the whole project lifecycle and at all classifications, in particular with the SAC and Accreditor to achieve and maintain system accreditation

– Providing cyber security advice and guidance to systems and software engineers, including at a detailed technical level. You should be able to provide detailed guidance on, for example, operating system lockdowns and data-in-transit protection

– Providing cyber security advice and guidance to managers and solution architects to identify and propose architectures, develop secure designs and identify and implement security controls which provide proportionate risk reduction

– Performing security risk assessments using recognised methodologies to identify and prioritise cyber security and cyber resilience risks and identifying approriate controls and mitigations to manage those risks.

– Interpreting security guidance from external sources such as JSP440/604, NCSC and NIST.

– Achieving and maintaining security accreditation or security assurance as required, including assessing the impact to security of all proposed changes.

– Producing security documentation such as RMADS and SyOPs.

– Scoping and managing testing by external penetration test companies and ensuring remediation activity is performed to completion.

– Supporting security within the supply chain, including meeting the requirements of the Defence Cyber Protection Partnership plus our own company initiatives.

What we are Looking for

Essential:

– Systems or software engineering background, able to interact at a technical level with systems, software and hardware engineers

– Demonstrable experience of identifying cyber security risks using a recognised methodology and the commensurate controls and mitigations required to manage those risks.

– Ability to articulate security advice directly to key stakeholders within both the business and the customer community

– Experience of cyber security engineering delivery and accreditation, preferably within the Defence domain.

– Degree qualified in Information/Cyber Security, IT, Engineering, Mathematics, or Science, or alternatively equivalent qualifications and/or experience.

Desirable:

– Experience in secure communications, secure networking and the appropriate use of cryptography

– Knowledge and experience in HMG IAS1&2 or similar security risk assessment methodology, JSP440/JSP604/JSP490, NCSC guidance, NIST, ISO 27001 and industry-standard security frameworks.

– CCP, CISSP, CISM or similar, GCHQ Certified Degree, ex-CLAS.

You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal to communicate effective with both team members and the stakeholder community. You will also have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that can be applied to a range of different situations.

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


Cyber Security Specialist

  • Dorset
  • Contract
  • Up to £73.77 per hour

Would you like to play a key role in developing secure solutions and assuring Cyber Security for one of the UK's leading defence prime systems integrators? We currently have a vacancy for a Cyber Security Specialist at our site in Christchurch. As a Cyber Security Specialist, reporting into the Engineering Lead, you will be joining our highly dedicated Cyber Security team working on a variety of prestigious and long-term projects for the MOD and other customers.

Cyber Security Specialist

Would you like to play a key role in developing secure solutions and assuring Cyber Security for one of the UK’s leading defence prime systems integrators? We currently have a vacancy for a Cyber Security Specialist at our site in Christchurch, Dorset (flexible working arrangements will also be considered for this role). Christchurch itself is a picturesque location, with a choice of award-winning beaches, coastal nature reserves and heritage attractions nearby.

As a Cyber Security Specialist, reporting into the Engineering Lead, you will be joining our highly dedicated Cyber Security team working on a variety of prestigious and long-term projects for the MOD and other customers, including deployed networks such as the Falcon communications system. You will be working with a range of internal and customer stakeholders to help them understand security risks throughout the entire project lifecycle and then working with security and technical professionals to design and implement cyber security controls and drive effective risk management.

This role will provide you with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects gaining and developing a deeper understanding of security risks and mitigations.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

– Working closely with security stakeholders from both the business and the customer communities throughout the whole project lifecycle and at all classifications, in particular with the SAC and Accreditor to achieve and maintain system accreditation

– Providing cyber security advice and guidance to systems and software engineers, including at a detailed technical level. You should be able to provide detailed guidance on, for example, operating system lockdowns and data-in-transit protection

– Providing cyber security advice and guidance to managers and solution architects to identify and propose architectures, develop secure designs and identify and implement security controls which provide proportionate risk reduction

– Performing security risk assessments using recognised methodologies to identify and prioritise cyber security and cyber resilience risks and identifying approriate controls and mitigations to manage those risks.

– Interpreting security guidance from external sources such as JSP440/604, NCSC and NIST.

– Achieving and maintaining security accreditation or security assurance as required, including assessing the impact to security of all proposed changes.

– Producing security documentation such as RMADS and SyOPs.

– Scoping and managing testing by external penetration test companies and ensuring remediation activity is performed to completion.

– Supporting security within the supply chain, including meeting the requirements of the Defence Cyber Protection Partnership plus our own company initiatives.

What we are Looking for

Essential:

– Systems or software engineering background, able to interact at a technical level with systems, software and hardware engineers

– Demonstrable experience of identifying cyber security risks using a recognised methodology and the commensurate controls and mitigations required to manage those risks.

– Ability to articulate security advice directly to key stakeholders within both the business and the customer community

– Experience of cyber security engineering delivery and accreditation, preferably within the Defence domain.

– Degree qualified in Information/Cyber Security, IT, Engineering, Mathematics, or Science, or alternatively equivalent qualifications and/or experience.

Desirable:

– Experience in secure communications, secure networking and the appropriate use of cryptography

– Knowledge and experience in HMG IAS1&2 or similar security risk assessment methodology, JSP440/JSP604/JSP490, NCSC guidance, NIST, ISO 27001 and industry-standard security frameworks.

– CCP, CISSP, CISM or similar, GCHQ Certified Degree, ex-CLAS.

You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal to communicate effective with both team members and the stakeholder community. You will also have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that can be applied to a range of different situations.

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 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

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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.


Senior Embedded Software Engineer – Cyber

  • Wiltshire
  • Permanent
  • £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens package

Interesting opportunity for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to work in the Cyber Solutions team working on software defined radios on cyber and electronic warfare solutions. Roles can be based out of Gloucester, Portsmouth or Warminster offices. 4-5+ years experience with embedded C++, VHDL, Verilog sought and knowldge of Digital Signal Processing.

Senior Embedded Software Engineer: C++, VHDL, Verilog, Digital Signal Processing, OpenCPI, ADSB, cyber

Great opportunity for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to work in the Cyber Solutions team working on software defined radios on cyber and electronic warfare solutions.

Roles can be based out of Gloucester, Portsmouth or Warminster offices.

4-5+ years experience with embedded C++, VHDL, Verilog sought and knowldge of Digital Signal Processing.

Key experience sought:

  • 4-5+ years experience with C++, VHDL, Verilog
  • Knowledge of Digital Signal Processing
  • Ability to review and debug others code
  • Good communication & team working skills

Additional skills of interest:

  • Experience with OpenCPI
  • Experience with ADSB applications
  • Experience with jamming

Senior Embedded Software Engineer: C++, VHDL, Verilog, Digital Signal Processing, OpenCPI, ADSB, cyber

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