Product Security Architect

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Location:Surrey

Product Security Architect

Would you like to play a key role supporting our Submarines Sector? We currently have a vacancy for a Product Security Architect at one of our sites across the UK.

As a Product Security Architect, you will have the opportunity to ensure that our submarine combat systems are designed with product security in mind and that their operational and technical data is protected. You will work with other technical specialists and may manage a team of other engineers to help us design, develop, integrate, manage and support complex systems and combat sub-systems for in‑service and future submarines.

You will be able to apply your subject matter expertise to ensure that the delivered solutions meet the specified contractual and regulatory requirements and can be operated securely, correctly and safely.

Your levels of responsibility will depend on your skills and experience but you will be able to understand and report the programme status for engineering activities in your area of responsibility, identify problem areas and implement recovery plans, helping us to support our submarines that play a critical role in our nation's defence.

Your main responsibilities as a Product Security Architect will involve:

Providing advice on product security matters to the project and engineering managers delivering our programmes and ensuring that information management and assurance requirements are correctly considered, defined and implemented

Influencing stakeholders to comply with system architectural principles and objectives and be able to explain the causes, likelihood and potential business impacts on information risks

Ensuring that product security is appropriately considered at each stage of the engineering lifecycle

Supporting the planning and management of specialist activities

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential:

Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science)

Knowledge of Cyber Security/Information Assurance activities in the defence, maritime or a relevant highly-controlled domain and have a comprehensive understanding of the impact of information risk management activities on system architectures and the development of risk mitigations

Good communication skills and ability to interact with and manage stakeholders

Desirable:

Previous experience with systems of systems, or complex IT projects

What we're looking for in you:

We welcome people with experience of the military, defence and maritime industries, who can use their knowledge and learning to help us ensure that we provide the best products into submarines.


We are also keen to work with people from other industries, technical fields and working environments who can bring in innovative and fresh thinking and work with us to participate and contribute to the important work that we do.


We are looking for motivated people who can take responsibility for their own outputs and be confident working autonomously and in a structured manner. You will be capable of supervising others will have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Location: Frimley, Weymouth, Bristol, Portsmouth, Barrow-in-Furness dependent on role and your personal circumstances

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


Maritime – Submarines


Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.


The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.


Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.


We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.


We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.


We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.


Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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