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Job Ref:  204746416
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M13
06/10/2016 03:30
Job Title: Information Assurance Consultant (Manchester)
Req ID: 83132BR
Location: Manchester

About the role:

Working within the Cyber Centre in Manchester (CC), reporting to the UK CISO the Head of the Information Assurance, Security and Compliance (IASC) Group, within Raytheon (RTN) UK's IT function. You will be primarily responsible for:

•Day to day Information Assurance activities in support of all activities at the CC
•Risk and Security management and supporting the CISO, RTN IA Manager and CC program leads with all IA activities.
•Primary advisor and interface to CC customers on all IA matters.
•Working with internal Project Managers and IT Project Managers to implement Information Security (InfoSec) activities as per Raytheon and Customer policies.

The role may require travel to other sites and flexibility on working hours.
Main Duties:

• Ensures that computer applications awareness training, and data security awareness training is carried out at the CC.
• Oversees IA Analyst functions to support local network operations.
• Identify and resolve customer and RTN IA issues and concerns.
• Develop and/or maintain local CC IA guidelines, plans and policies, Acceptable Use Policies, SyOps, in line with RTN UK and RTN Corporate policies.
• Local lead for network accreditations and security certifications i.e. ISO27001, Cyber Essentials.
• Validate contracts, data classification, and NDA's
• Conduct certification and accreditation work.
• Work with the RTN SOC to ensure that Corporate network testing, intrusion detection, and vulnerability scanning is complied with.
• Make policy recommendations to the CISO, for the CC
• Liaise with and work with the company Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Manager
• Work closely with the Site Security Controller and ensure that IA and Physical Security policies and processes are aligned
• Assist the SOC with analysis and reverse engineering
• Plan and coordinate, monitor and oversee internal Phishing exercises
• Provide IA subject matter expertise for business development
• Provided new employee IA training for all CC personnel.
• Assist in Forensic Investigations
• Support external and internal penetration tests
• Support and assist the CIC Gloucester operation

What we are looking for:
Essential skills & experience

• Industry, Security Industry Authority (SIA) and/or MOD security based qualifications.
• CMI Malware Investigations or equivalent
• Proven experience of IA activities to include:
• Risk Management
• Cryptographic Handling & Management
• Basic Network Architecture
• Physical Security
• Security Regulations, Legal, Policies and Processes
• Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
• Excellent time management, report writing and communication skills.
• Knowledge of threats, security risks and countermeasures.
• Excellent customer facing skills, internally and externally facing with nationals and international agencies.
• Excellent Incident Management experience


• Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or proven experience in a required are of expertise.
• Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP Security) certification
• Good knowledge of security best practice methodologies.
• Experience of working in MOD, SIA and/or other regulated industries i.e. banking, telecommunications
• An understanding of designing and implementing secure systems to HMG security requirements.
• CISSP and/or CISM
• ITIL Foundation
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