Vacancy Details

Security Assurance Co-ordinator

  • £500 - £600 per day
  • Corsham, Wiltshire

Security Assurance Co-ordinator

Up to £600 p/d - inside IR35

Hybrid - Corsham

9-month contract

We are seeking a Security Assurance Co-ordinator for our Government client. The location is hybrid, split between working on site in Corsham up to 3 days a week and the remainder working remotely.

Clearance: SC

This role is inside IR35 - Due to the service of the role it will now be based on an Umbrella solution.

Role Profile/Responsibilities:

  • Providing security advice to projects, including managing risk assessments and assessing related mitigations
  • Develop and staff risk balance cases to be endorsed by the Senior Responsible Owner
  • Positively engage with and manage the day-to-day relationship between Cyber Defence and Risk (CyDR) and the project team, including applying CyDR's security principles to the projects
  • Liaise with and guide, as appropriate, the supplier teams, reviewing and accepting security documentation in a timely manner
  • Experience of working within defence or government providing specific security Assurance, architecture, compliance and information assurance services
  • Professional designation such as CISSP, CISA or CISM or a degree-level qualification that establishes credibility and capability in the Information Security market
  • CESG Certified Professional
  • Proven track record with a focus on ICT security complemented by a strong technical consultancy skill in specialist areas
  • Proven track record in technical consultancy, across classified security domains and solutions, with a focus on technologies such as Gateway implementations, Cyber Defensive tooling and/or the use of Cloud technologies
  • Proven track record in horizon scanning and consultancy for the introduction of innovative and leading-edge Network and Communications capabilities
  • Proven track record in the Implementation and Delivery of network architecture supporting government departments in the provision of technical support
  • Proven track record within the provision of advice and guidance, either acting as Security Assurance Co-ordinator (SAC) or providing support against relevant security policy frameworks across the relevant security domains
  • Proven track record of managing the security aspects of transition of projects into a live environment across relevant security domains
  • Experience in the assurance of project security plans and artefacts - Security Risk Assessments and creation and development of security associated artefacts (such as RMADs, security cases)
  • Proven track record within the last 2 years of co-ordinating with project stakeholders to ensure a common understanding of security requirements, security risk and control selection counter measures in support of security assurance and approvals
  • Competent understanding with Risk Management Frameworks such as NIST, ISO27001
  • Proven track record within the last 2 years of implementing security strategies, policies and supporting documentation
  • Proven track record evidencing technical skills covering Security Management; Governance, Risk and Compliance; Information Risk Assurance; Architecture, Network and Application Security
  • Proven recent experience of providing Information Security assessments including the identification of gaps and formulating recommendations on vulnerability / penetration and CESG Tailored Assurance Scheme (CTAS) testing / planning remediation relating to conducting technical risk assessments
  • Recent experience in developing tailored threat intelligence assessment alongside Defence Threat SMEs
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills supported by strong presentation skills to technical and non-technical audiences including senior Stakeholders

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