Cyber Security Engineer - Bristol

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 7094 Date Posted: Monday 13 May 2024
Cyber Security Engineer
Location:                Bristol
Work Policy:          Hybrid working with 3-4 days onsite in Bristol
Salary:                     Up to £55,000
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave
We are working with a world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, who have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer who will be part of a rapidly developing technology area.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal situations. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include: Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
The Cyber Security Engineer role:
This is an opportunity to join a Product Cyber Security team, who are providing specialist cyber security solutions across projects within the business, delivering effective cyber security for systems and providing the design, documentation and evidence to support security approval and assurance activities.
The Product Cyber Security team has a strong pedigree in the delivery of security solution design and system accreditation. As part of the team, you would have opportunities to represent the department on one or more projects sustaining current products and developing the next generation.
You will be able to use your skills and motivation to influence security design and play a vital role in delivering a usable capability to our end users. You will identify, assess and lead security risks to systems and then ensure the security measures to address these risks are implemented and validated to work. In addition, you will deliver the project’s cyber security risk management process across the engineering lifecycle and provide guidance and support to the project based on a risk management methodology.
The team are at the leading edge of cyber security within the sophisticated weapons arena, and there will be plenty of technical and personal responsibility to challenge you. Alongside the project work, the department also runs personal development and R&D activities to make sure its skills, technologies, and people are ready for the rapid pace of change in Cyber Security for the years to come.
Cyber Security Engineer Skills and Qualifications required:
  • An ability to undertake risk assessments and propose security measures in response across the range of physical, personnel, procedural and technical measures.
  • Understanding of MOD and Government information security policy, standards and guidance and the ability to tailor them to the specific needs of our product range
  • A validated delivery mindset, aware of the exciting demands on cyber security design, implementation and assurance
  • Awareness of systems engineering, electronics, software technology and development principles.
  • Prior experience in delivering security case documents for military equipment or similar
  • Proven ability to engage with partners, engineering teams and sub-contractors to provide direction, mentorship and support on acceptable and balanced information security solutions.
  • Understanding of systems and security verification, validation, testing and evaluation approaches, including HMG Information Assurance schemes and processes
  • A curiosity about emerging risk assessment approaches and next-generation security functions and approaches.
Please note:
Rules onsite require British Citizenship and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
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