Security Engineer- Defence Digital

  • Civil Service
  • Part Time
  • Invergordon
Civil Service

Job Description

The Security Engineer will be specifically focused on delivering a vehicle platform integrated Information Interchange Point (IIP) in the deployed battlespace.

This role will advise on security aspects, assisting the NIOBE Engineering Team through; Technical Investigations, Architecture, Design and the associated required Assurance. In addition, the role will be required to support in the creation of the initial Security Design for the first phase of the project. TheSecurity Engineer designs the security solution for the system or service, contributes to the maintenance of formal security documentation and develops security approaches to new technologies.

The role will include:

-Working with; the Technical Project Manager, the Lead Solution Architect, the System Designer, create the Security Design; Vision, Approach and Plan.

-Working with the Technical Project Manager and the Lead Solution Architect, create Security Design Documents as required by Design Assurance.

-Working with the Technical Project Manager and the Lead Solution Architect Undertake Analysis and Calculations for the programme

-Work within the System function team and act as a security conduit between the Engineering team and the Chief Digital Officer. Leading on all Project Security work.

-Preparing for Security Accreditation;

-Arranging and attending regular review meetings which include as a minimum the Security Working Group (SWG);

-Engaging with stakeholders including the Security Coordinators from all associated projects to achieve security accreditation for the Project.

-Achieving DART Registration

-Request and review the Threat Assessment output produced by DSTL, with assistance Defence Intelligence (DI);

-Production of Security Accreditation Plan.

-Management of Accreditation Evidence Statement (AES)

-Review JSP 604 Rule Set and document the findings & the supporting evidence. Update the JSP604 Rule Set as required as by the Authority.

-Working with the rest of the Security and Wider Design stakeholders to Identify Security Risks and report on potential mitigations.

-Advise on important security-related technologies and assess the risk associated with proposed changes.ResponsibilitiesEssential Criteria

-Experience of design from first principles and review of security systems through the application of experience and known principles.

-Experience of working with both Industry and public sector organisations in Early Stages of Programme Start up.

-Experience of delivering cross cutting Engineering; Security Designs.

-Knowledge and experience of ITIL service orientated architecture approach

-HNC/HND or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.


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