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Cyber & Security Specialist

Lockheed Martin
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockheed Martin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and reflect our values of doing what's right, respecting others and performing with excellence. By engaging with all our employees' diverse talents and experiences every day, we can innovate different and better, creating cutting edge solutions and unparalleled customer value.

We know that diversity of thought leads to better solutions for our customers. Our top priority is finding the best candidate for the job and if you are interested in the position, we'd love to hear how you might contribute to our mission and our team and would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the criteria set out in our job advert. In addition, we are committed to inclusion of all individuals and will make reasonable adjustments to our applications process. If you require assistance or adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact or call 023 92 458 000.

Required skills, qualifications and experience

Demonstrable experience in the aforementioned areas in the specification, design and implementation of these capabilities. The ability to work within an agile environment and delivering using SCRUM and Sprints utilising tools such as Jira and Confluence to help planning and collaboration.

Understanding of DevSecOps principles and working within a multi-disciplined teams delivering a common objective. Knowledge and understanding of core software tools such a Git, GitLab and IaC automation frameworks to reliably integrate and deploy features and changes into environments to quickly delivery optimum outcomes to our customers.

We would love to hear from you if you have any of the following Qualifications or Certifications:
  • AWS Certified Security - Specialty
  • SANS Institute Certifications
  • CEH
  • OSCP
  • CISM
  • NCSC Certified Cyber Professional
  • Cisco Certifications CCNA, CCNP, CCIE
  • Microsoft or Linux Professional Certifications

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) provides systems engineering, software development, training solutions and complex program management for global security, civil and commercial markets. Simply stated, our mission is to be the world's leading global security and aerospace company. To achieve this mission, RMS draws on its core capabilities in advanced platforms and weapons, C4ISR, global sustainment, training and sensors.

About the Role

We have various exciting opportunities arising at our site in Gloucester for Cyber Security Specialists, primarily on a variety of Defence, Cyber and Intelligence programmes.

At Lockheed Martin we'll provide you with meaningful work and education opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and enhance your career with us, but equally important you can also enjoy a strong work life balance. To ensure this we offer a flexible work schedule, hybrid work and a comprehensive benefits package to enable you to live a healthy fulfilling life in and outside of work.

A range of specialisms exist in this essential exciting and rewarding area. You may specialise in just one area or operate across multiple cyber security disciplines. We understand this is a broad area and you need not cover all the areas listed but are looking for individuals who want to support and continue to develop and grow in multiple areas.

Typically, you will be involved in some of the following:
  • Network Security - Understanding network configurations, including firewalls, VPNs, IDS/IPS systems, and network segmentation strategies.
  • Ethical Hacking - Practicing penetration testing and vulnerability assessments to identify security vulnerabilities in systems.
  • Incident Response - Managing and mitigating cyber attacks or breaches efficiently, understanding how to contain the breach and recover.
  • Security Auditing - Reviewing systems and procedures to ensure compliance with security policies and standards.
  • Digital Forensics - Analysing digital information to uncover what occurred during a cyber incident and recovering and analysing data.
  • Risk Analysis - Evaluating and prioritising potential threats to an organisation's systems and digital assets.
  • Threat Intelligence - Collecting and analysing information about existing and potential attacks that may threaten an organisation or its systems.
  • Security Policy Development - Creating and implementing security policies that protect an organisation's digital systems.
  • User Education and Awareness - Coaching employees on security best practices, potential threats, and preventive measures.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Understanding - Understanding of compliance laws and regulations that affect industry standards.
  • Access Management - Defining controls on who can access data, information and computing resources, at varying roles and levels.
  • Cloud Security - Understanding of security in the cloud and how to design and implement strategies on hyperscale cloud providers.
  • Cryptography - Applying principles of cryptography to secure communications and to protect data from unauthorised access or alteration.
  • Security Architecture - Designing, building, and maintaining secure systems based on evolving business needs.
As a Cyber Security Specialist, you'll be at the forefront of driving innovation and safeguarding digital infrastructures in the UK.

If you're passionate about Cyber Security and eager to take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our team and embark on an exciting journey of innovation and growth.

What we offer you

At Lockheed Martin our employees come first and therefore your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment you can expect so much more.
We are an employer in support of and offering Flexible working with the option to also work a 4 day week depending on business requirements, where you have the option of Fridays off. We offer Competitive salaries alongside a flexible holiday entitlement.
We have a Wealth of benefits available to you that can be selected through our wellbeing tool upon commencement of employment. Just a few of our amazing benefits are shown below:
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Dental
  • Critical Illness
  • Life Assurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Employee discounts for top high street shops
  • Employee Assistance Program which includes free face to face counselling sessions, Legal advice, Financial advice, etc
  • Internal training and development alongside out Education assistance programmes
  • Reimbursement for a professional membership
  • Competitive policies that support flexibility and family leave inclusive of enhanced maternity leave

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