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Security Lead - Contract Role - Berkshire

Job Title: Security Lead - Contract Role - Berkshire
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/CK/C/SL_1626953602
Contact Name: Chaitra Katkar
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Leading defence industry IT Service Provider require a skilled Security Lead engineer on an ongoing contract basis.

Please note: A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered

This is a business-focused, customer facing, technical and business/managerial role, responsible for:
* Setting the overall approach to security for the Programme, including the relevant process controls and technical controls.
* Identifying and managing all relevant security processes including SyOps, Authorisation Packages/RMADS and other security processes including audit and accreditation.
* Providing direction for the operational security management team.
* Providing operational oversight of management of security incidents.
* Ensuring that relevant security controls are implemented within other work streams.
* Working with other members of the team to ensure that the relevant security controls can be delivered within the allocated time and cost budgets.
* Managing the security aspects of the Programme supply chain through third party suppliers.
* Dealing with key customer decision makers such as IT Directors, Programme Managers and Partners.
* Working as part of a virtual matrix management team, reporting into a number of people including business line managers, solution owners and project leads.
* Shaping proposals to be commercially acceptable to the customer and able to make security trade-offs as required.
* Contributing to customers' security architectures, designing new solutions of significant size and complexity.
* Managing the work of other SMEs contributing to the design, implementation and operation of the network services.

Skills and Qualifications

NCSC Cyber Certified Professional Lead Security Information Risk Advisor or (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Cloud experience

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