Security Assurance Manager - #1928

United Kingdom, Basingstoke, Basingstoke (BSN01)
12 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Job Type
The account requires an IA Security architect to fulfil the role of the Security Assurance Manager (SAM):

The incumbent shall:

• The SAM role sits within the Programme and works to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Service Delivery Manager (SDM) and Programme Manager.
• The role has accountability to Support the delivery of Customer Authority (CA) assurance requirements for solutions.
• Due to the nature of the role the holder of the role must hold minimum of ORANGE clearance, be a UK National to allow 'reading on' to take place; SPC whilst not a necessity is advisable.
• Due to contractual obligations, the role holder must hold CESG Certified Professional (CCP) qualification in SIRA and preferably practitioner in one other.
• The SAM coordinates the effort, work and deliverables of the other IA Security architects.
• The SAM attends governance meetings to ensure compliance
• The SAM is involved in shaping Impact Assessment responses to ensure compliance
• The SAM generates, updates and reviews assurance documentation including RMADS, SyOPs, Security Targets, Local Security Instructions, Security Impact Assessments, Test Security Instructions.
• The SAM holds a chair on the MOD GC Security Working Group

Required Skills

• Senior CCP SIRA
• The candidate will be required to hold the relevant level of clearance required by the project or be eligible to obtain the required clearance - Hold Minimum ORANGE clearance

• Hold second CCP practitioner role
• CTAS organisation, conduct and remedial work (CAMS) experience
• CHECK ITHC organisation, conduct and remedial work (CAMS) experience
• Deep understanding of HMG and MoD Information Assurance policies and architectural patterns
• Demonstrable Risk Management experience within HMG/MOD including writing, updating and reviewing RMADS, SyOPs and other security documentation (inc Security Targets, Security Impact Assessments)

Desirable Skills:

• Defence sector experience, including a good understanding of the constraints imposed by JSP440 and JSP604
• ISO27001 Lead Auditor
• Previous work packages on GC programme
• Good verbal and written technical communications skills
• Good problem solving and analytical skills

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