Information Assurance Consultant

Information Assurance Consultant

6 month initial contract

On-site in Bristol

Outside IR35

£70 - £80 per hour DOE

*Please note this is a DV Cleared role

Job Description

We are looking for an Information Assurance Consultant to join as a member of the Project Assurance team within the Intelligence Solutions BU of the UK Cyber division. You will be responsible for taking the lead in providing rigorous assessment and validation of the information assurance competences of a solutions design and deployment. It is essential that you have a sound technical understanding of electronic security measures and how any cryptographic security measures may be implemented into the solution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Have a good knowledge of the relevant HMG, CESG and MOD (mainly JSP) policy and guidance.

  • Ensure appropriate action is taken to enable accreditation.

  • Provide advice on security policy and technical solutions.

  • Ensure that National and MoD Cryptosecurity and security policy is being correctly applied.

  • Monitor security considerations that are being incorporated and report on them to the SWG.

  • Establish the Terms of Reference for the SWG.

  • Organise the Project SWG meetings around a status list of requirements for each accreditation or re-accreditation covering COMSEC, COMPUSEC, TEMPEST, Key management and P3 (Physical, Procedural & Personnel) measures for each project or phase.

Required Skills

  • CESG Certified Professional (CCP) or equivalent CESG Listed Advisor (CLAS)

  • Fundamental understanding of HMG Security Policy Framework, MoD JSP440 and ISO 27001 accreditation with the capability to create and maintain supporting documentation in relation to a Risk Management Accredited Document Set (RMADS)#

  • Production and review of IS1&IS2 Risk Management and Accreditation Document Sets (RMADS) within a UK MoD (JSP 440) environment

  • DSAS in an IA and IT Security role and able to clearly demonstrate recent experience of working within an Information Security and Information Assurance environment

  • Defence/MoD experience (Highly desirable)