Product Security Engineer - Stevenage

Ref: 650 Date Posted: Monday 21 Sep 2020
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Location:               Stevenage
Salary:                   Up to £48,000 + benefits (Overtime, Bonus, Pension & more)
Working within a world leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have an excellent opportunity for an engineer who wishes to develop their professional and technical skills leading a small team of multi-disciplinary engineers to deliver a security architecture by designing and implementing a range of protective measures for a weapon system, critical in enabling our customers to have an assured capability.
Product Security Engineer role responsibilities
  • Leading/guiding a small team of junior engineers to design and deliver a comprehensive technical security solution within the budget and timescale set out for the task.
  • Managing the trade-space to maximise the effectiveness of through life protective measures without compromising product safety or Customer winning capability.
  • Preparing and maintaining a robust security case and working directly with the UK Customer and technical advisors to agree sufficiency of solutions.
  • Undertaking a wide range of systems design and technical leadership tasks, ensuring a coherent design is maintained across the contributing engineering disciplines (hardware, software, firmware) that can be integrated, tested and qualified to demonstrate the effectiveness of the security solution.
  • Liaising with manufacturing and support teams to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the weapon system is maintained through manufacture and in the various through life support scenarios that may be offered to a Customer.
  • Ensuring the Need to Know principal is adhered to and sufficient controls are in place to manage the knowledge of the technical implementation, providing direction on the release of information to Suppliers and Customers, where required.
Product Security Engineer skills and qualifications required:
  • Knowledge of through life system design and the ability to understand and manage the trade-space in that design
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) to interact with multi-disciplinary engineers, technical experts, senior management and technical Customers
  • Able to listen, evaluate and resolve management and technical issues in a manner that upholds the reputation with our Customer
  • Strong engineering skills where a background in either systems engineering, electronics design, embedded software or firmware is desirable
  • DV cleared or willing and eligible to go through the clearance process
Please Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, this position requires candidates to be able to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
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