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SC security advisor

Job Title: SC security advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60099_1549561370
Contact Name: Reece Belcher
Contact Email: r.belcher@parity.net
Job Published: February 07, 2019 17:42

Job Description

Senior Security Advisor - 12 month contract - SC Cleared


Public sector client seeking SC Cleared security practitioner to work along side security teams delivering security at workstream levels and the management and reporting of this to senior Programme boards. The candidate will liaise with business stakeholders, Supplier security points of contact and internal agile-based project teams to directing risk guidance and mitigation across all delivery, and Government security principles and policies.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work with multi-disciplinary internal and supplier teams to identify security risk to digital products and operations and oversee the management of mitigation options to business stakeholders;
  • Compile and maintain security risk identification and mitigation progress, report progress on reducing security risks to senior business stakeholders for both Census workstreams and citizen journeys;
  • Deliver high-quality security risk advice and support to security and business stakeholders working on digital product development and operations to achieve the best security outcomes that support business needs;
  • Be a point of challenge to security and business ideas for resolving risk and suggesting changes to existing approaches where security is not being considered as fully as expected or security is potentially too burdensome for the risk identified;
  • Have broad knowledge of managing security risk for common enterprise application, infrastructure and network technologies, including within cloud environments;
  • Be someone who can help with digital technology and business operations design who will liaise regularly with internal security colleagues;
  • Be a self-directing and proactive to ensure security risk advice is communicated across the appropriate project teams and to convey technical security messages clearly across business areas;

Relevant Qualifications Skills and Experience:

  • Sound knowledge of government and international security standards and experience of applying these in a business context across people process, technology and physical implementations
  • Sound knowledge of modern enterprise architectures including data transmission, storage and processing, virtualisation and cloud technologies
  • Ability to input and work closely with internal and Supplier development teams to ensure security is considered at all development stages of web applications and architecture
  • Security cleared to at least SC level
  • Excellent communicator and stakeholder manager with experience of working within multi-disciplinary delivery teams
  • Experienced security risk advisor or security architect with recognised qualifications.

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