Information Assurance Engineer

Ampthill, United Kingdom

Job Description

Ampthill - Bedfordshire
About the Role
The Info Assurance Engineer will provide specialist information security support across programmes and pursuits within the Business, delivering effective information security solutions for complex systems and their associated sub-systems in both the vehicle and Air Defence domains, providing documentation and evidence to support security approval and accreditation activities within the programme context. As a wider role to support company fucntional information assurance knowledge and capability and maintaining knowledge of technology development and implications for information security.

The Role
The candidate will be required to:

  • Engage with stakeholders, including the DAIS Accreditor and Security Assurance Coordinator, to ensure that the security solution is accreditable whilst imposing minimal burdens on the development programme and end users;
  • Identifying security risks within complex systems, products and solutions and ensuring that those risks are addressed by the implementation and delivery of effective and balanced security controls and mitigations to address the risks; Contribution to, and conduct trade studies related to system information security.
  • Ensure that the security requirements are incorporated into the systems as part of an overall systems engineering approach, including:
    • Specification of security requirements;
    • Development of security architectures;
    • Review of design & implementation;
    • Specification of verification requirements;
    • Acceptance of verification evidence;
    • Provision of evidence for system level requirements.
  • Engaging with stakeholders, engineering teams and sub-contractors to provide direction, guidance and support on acceptable and balanced information security solutions.
  • Develop the accreditation document set to MoD standards; Liaison with customers, accreditors and technical authorities;
  • Perform, and contribute to, trade studies that impact information assurance;
  • Develop programme plans and cost estimates in support of both current programmes and bids & proposals;

Required skills, qualifications and experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of MoD, UK Government and international security standards, policies, guidance and legislation;
  • Experience of security risk assessments, risk treatment plans, and accreditation document sets (SRA/SRS/SAD and/or RMADS);
  • Demonstrable knowledge of systems engineering and development practices;
  • Information assurance experience across the systems engineering development lifecycle preferred;
  • Understanding of security validation & verification, testing and evaluation approached preferred;
  • Previous experience of accrediting products in a military environment preferred;
  • (ISC)2 membership with CISSP, SCCP, or CAP (Senior SIRA or Senior Architect) preferred or equivalent.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience
  • Experience of product / systems development environment. In particular military vehicle/Land domain or Air Defence/Weapons domains.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to work with limited day-to-day supervision, but must know when to seek assistance.

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Full Time
6 month
Hours Per Week
United Kingdom
Clearance Required for Role
Graduate, Intern or Apprentice Vacancy?
Business Environment
Lockheed Martin (UK) Ampthill is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of the Lockheed Martin Corporation with both domestic and international customers. It consists of three business areas focusing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability.

We are looking for talented individuals to join the company, in return, we can offer an exciting and challenging career path.

Please note that Lockheed Martin Ampthill work a 9 day fortnight with the site closed every second Friday.
Equal Opportunity Statement
Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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