Information Security Analyst-00043218

Would you like to get involved in cyber security at a tactical level, whilst being fully supported in a learning and development programme for Information Assurance? We currently have a vacancy for an Information Security Analyst at our site in Preston.

As an Information Security Analyst you will be working closely with a variety of projects throughout the BAE Systems organisation to provide security input, advice and assurance to ensure that security is embedded in the requirements and design early in the project lifecycle.

This is an excellent opportunity to build a career in the Cyber Security arena.

Your main responsibilities as an Information Security Analyst will involve:

Ensuring that specifications and designs for services and systems comply with the BAE Systems security policy and standards and HMG security policy and regulatory requirements where applicable

Conducting Information Assurance risk assessments for applications and infrastructure

Delivering security documentation at each checkpoint in the project delivery lifecycle

Developing information assurance requirements statements to feed into overall project requirements specifications

Reviewing logical and physical technology models and providing input and advice to the security sections of the documentation including recommendations for new or enhanced technologies to meet security requirements

Liaising with security stakeholders to obtain approval for security aspects of design and the project security deliverables

Taking ownership and delivering on specific projects within the Engaging in Projects Programme

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree level or equivalent experience in a STEM related discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)

Experience providing security input and advice to projects in the defence sector (or commercial organisations bound by HMG standards)

Knowledge of HMG and industry standard security policy, standards and good practice guidance and their application to a variety of IT solutions processing protectively marked information

Experience of working in a project environment and awareness of system development lifecycle methodologies

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to have strong communication skills with the ability to communicate Information Security to a variety of audiences, pulling out key issues and decision.

Salary: £40,000

Location: Preston

Please, apply here!

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