Security Assurance Manager - 1928

14 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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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