Senior COMSEC Engineer

Ref: DS_Comsec_JOB  ·  Posted on 10 May 2022

Introduction

Our client is a well-established defence and space company that specialise in the development of Satellite products, Satellite communications, and spacecraft payloads across the UK. They are industry leading innovators for everything aerospace focused within the industry.

The Senior COMSEC Engineer will report directly to the COMSEC Lea. You will work across the full lifecycle of High-Grade security product developments. You will be key in supporting the Lead for all security aspects of the equipment and deliverables.

Key responsibilities
  • Lead the analysis of product design and requirements from a security perspective.
  • Produce evaluation deliverables documenting each stage of the design for review by evaluators.
  • Lead regular CAPS progress meetings with government evaluation team and perform supporting administration activities.
  • Ensure documentation is produced on time and effectively addresses the required security standards.
  • Lead the interface between external evaluation team and internal project team.
  • Lead discussion and presentation of security issues during engineering reviews.
  • Administer and coordinate progress documentation (meeting minutes, memos, progress tracker spreadsheets) to ensure evaluation activities are monitored between progress meetings.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and improvement of internal product security processes.
Skills & experience
  • HND/Degree in Systems Engineering or other relevant subjects (science/computing/engineering) preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in COMSEC.
  • Full understanding of the CAPS evaluation process.
  • Analytical skills to perform analysis of the design.
  • Experience of applying information security/communications security principles.
  • Experience of understanding of and interpretation of the relevant security standard requirements.

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

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