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Job #: R-00012596
Location: Farnborough
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance

Job Description:

Role Description

We require a Cyber Security Systems Engineer on an 'in-flight' MOD open source intelligence programme. A successful candidate will also be expected to provide technical support to the Programme Manager (PM) with Customer and Partner engagements and securing on-contract growth. In addition, the position may be called upon to support other Programmes and Bids.

A successful candidate will be required to:
  • Document/update system security configurations.
  • Document/update step-by-step user and administrator SyOPs.
  • Work with the Architecture teams to design security solutions to new system integrations ensuring they are in line with MOD Security Policies.
  • Perform risk assessments, and produce/maintain the Risk Management and Accreditation Document Set (RMADS)
  • Scope IT Health Checks (ITHC) and produce/maintain a risk mitigation plan
  • Facilitate the accreditation and re-accreditation of systems to the satisfaction of the MOD Accreditor.
  • Perform Security Impact Assessments (SIAs) for any proposed changes.
  • Provide support and guidance to the technical team (Dev Ops, Tech Ops and Service Desk) to ensure detailed designs and engineering processes meet MOD Security Requirements.
  • Input into BOMs and BOEs as required by the PM.
  • Execute and coordinate Cyber Security tasks 'hands on'.
  • Coordinate document production in accordance with the Programme business rhythms and deliverables.
  • Lead Partner and Customer Cyber Security engagements.
  • Provide support to Defence Bids for growth.


Nationality: British - many of our projects have nationality restrictions.

Minimum Clearance to take up the post: SC - also Candidates should either hold or be willing to undergo DV clearance.

Process Skills/Experience

Specific hands on experience with the security features of the following would be advantageous:

Azure Infrastructure as a Service.

Azure Networking.

Windows Active Directory, DNS, DHCP.

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