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My client is currently looking to recruit a Security Architect for a 6 month contract based in Ampthil, Bedfordshire The candidate will be taking on the role of Security Architect for the Companies, supported by a small team. They will have the overall responsibility for achieving accreditation of all military products produced by the Company, mainly in the land environment.
Job DescriptionSecurity Architect
Due to the urgent nature of the role candidates must be SC security cleared
My client is currently looking to recruit a Security Architect for a 6 month contract based in Ampthil, Bedfordshire
The candidate will be taking on the role of Security Architect for the Companies, supported by a small team. They will have the overall responsibility for achieving accreditation of all military products produced by the Company, mainly in the land environment.
The candidate will be required to:
" Engage with stakeholders, including the DAIS Accreditor and Security Assurance Coordinator, to ensure that the security solution is accreditable whilst imposing minimal burdens on the development programme and end users;
" Identify the security risks to information held on the systems & identify controls and mitigations to address the risks;
" Ensure that the security requirements are incorporated into the systems as part of an overall systems engineering approach, including:
o Specification of security requirements;
o Development of security architectures;
o Review of design & implementation;
o Specification of verification requirements;
o Acceptance of verification evidence;
o Provision of evidence for system level requirements.
" Specify, lead or support trials validating the security solution;
" Develop the accreditation document set to MoD standards;
" Perform, and contribute to, trade studies that impact information assurance;
" Develop programme plans and cost estimates in support of both current programmes and bids & proposals.
Required skills, qualifications and experience
" Knowledge and understanding of MoD, UK Government and international security standards, policies, guidance and legislation;
" Experience of security risk assessments, risk treatment plans, and accreditation document sets (SRA/SRS/SAD and/or RMADS);
" Demonstrable knowledge of systems engineering and development practices;
" Information assurance experience across the systems engineering development lifecycle preferred;
" Understanding of security validation & verification, testing and evaluation approached preferred;
" Previous experience of accrediting products in a military environment preferred;
" CISSP or CCP (Senior SIRA or Senior Architect) preferred.
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