Information Assurance Practitioner

Ref: ZR_7084_JOB  ·  Posted on 22 June 2022

Introduction

Are you looking for a new job opportunity as an Information Assurance Consultant?

Do you hold a current DV Clearance?

Are you looking for a mixture of on-site and remote working?

My client is a leading prime contractor within the defence industry, and they are currently managing a wide portfolio of high-profile technology programmes. They are frontrunners for providing systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil, and commercial markets. They are looking to grow on their advanced platforms, weapons and C4ISR capabilities that supply directly into the UK MOD and Military.

They are looking for an IA Consultant to provide internal and external information security advice to stakeholders within their organisation, as well as to MOD stakeholders across the defence sector.

My client is giving candidates the opportunity to work from home dependant on the project, but onsite working will be required for this role.

Skills & experience
  • Working knowledge of information security best practices and technical knowledge of information system architectures, their components and potential vulnerabilities.
  • Experience of working in accordance with the Security Policy Framework and ISO 27001.
  • Experience of providing risk managed security guidance during the design and operation of secure IT systems.
  • Experience in undertaking holistic and technical risk assessments using a range of methodologies such as IAS1/2, NIST Risk Management Framework etc.
  • Experienced in the application of a varied, context-based approach to risk assessment and management.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing/delivering RMADS/GEAR Security Cases
  • Working knowledge of HMG Good Practice Guides and Information Assurance Policies.
  • Stakeholder management and customer facing skills.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Knowledge of: Internet Security Trends, Firewall products, Access Control devices, and encryption products.
  • A holder or member of a professional Information Security Certification (e.g. IISP, ITPC, CISSP, CISSM, COMPTIA).
  • Experience of applying information assurance principles during systems development and integration.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills: able to communicate Information Security principles at the tactical and operational level of the organisation.
  • A high level of integrity and professionalism
Additional benefits
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Paid time off for jury duty and military obligations
  • Sick and bereavement leave
  • Tobacco cessation support
  • Free, on-site flu shots
  • Free, confidential, on-site biometric health screenings

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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