Cyber Security Architect

Frimley

Head Office

Information technology

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Job Description

Job title: Cyber Security Architect

Location: Various. (Hybrid role with travel when required to London, Frimley, Preston)

Salary: £72,000+ depending on experience  

 

What you will do:

  • Provides advice, guidance and expertise to promote adoption of methods and tools and adherence to cyber policies and standards. Evaluates and selects appropriate methods and tools in line with agreed policies and standards
  • Contributes to cyber security standards development and facilitates improvements to processes by changing approaches and working practices, typically using recognised models
  • The design and assurance of IT systems to meet cyber security requirements, balancing this with functional requirements
  • Verification of systems and processes meet the specified security requirements and that processes to verify on-going compliance are in place
  • Leads on cyber security aspects of systems development and integration to function
  • Collects and analyses qualitative and quantitative cyber security data as required. Creates research reports to communicate research methodology, findings and conclusions
  • Continually seeks opportunities for functional level improvement
  • Manages risks associated with their area of specialism within the cyber security discipline

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Experience of working in an IT Function with internal and external service providers
  • Knowledge of cyber security capabilities, techniques, tactics and procedures
  • Experience in IT toolsets, current practices, market offerings and trends and the impact on cyber threats and attack vectors
  • Understanding of cyber security infrastructure technologies, their implementation and configuration
  • Industry certification (e.g. CISSP, CISM, SABSA, TOGAF)

Desirable:

  • Experience working within regulated industry, preferably MOD / Government classified information
  • Knowledge of and experience working within Architectural and life cycle frameworks
  • Relevant IT degree or business degree, experience in consultancy or people management position 

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The CISO’s Team:

This role sits within the CISO’s team at BAE Systems. The team provides the central co-ordination and reporting point for Cyber Security across BAE Systems PLC’s global business, with members of the team working across GRC, Training and Awareness, Security Architecture, Threat Intelligence and Incident Response.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 23rd July 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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