Principal Engineer – Product Security (Cyber Security Analyst)

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Principal Engineer – Product Security (Cyber Security Analyst)

Do you have any working knowledge of the cyber security and information assurance marketplace, including products, suppliers and key threats with an understanding of the direction of potential future technologies for submarines? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer – Product Security (Cyber Security) at our site in either Frimley, Weymouth or Filton.

As a Principal Engineer – Product Security (Cyber Security Analyst), you will be a focal point for security and information risk matters and will apply your deep level of subject matter expertise and experience to ensure that submarine systems and products are delivered and can be managed and supported through-life. You will be supporting the appropriate Delegated Technical Authority (dTA) and/or Design Authority (DA) to ensure the delivered solutions meet the specified contractual and regulatory requirements and can be operated securely, correctly and safely. You will also provide subject matter expertise and advice to other functional and capability areas to support overall project delivery and performance.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer – Product Security (Cyber Security Analyst) will involve:

Providing advice on Product Security matters for programmes to Engineering Managers and Technical Authorities as required.

Contributing to the development and maintenance of Product Security strategies, policies, guidance and awareness

Ensuring that Product Security analysis of a project, system or equipment, is delivered and is managed using recognised risk analysis techniques with cyber security analysis

Influencing senior stakeholders on information risk management strategies, policies and practices

Gaining sufficient understanding of a system, its concept of use and architectures in order to provide an accurate assessment of a product security in terms of possible threats and potential avenues of attack

Ensuring that Product Security analysis work is fully documented, enabling maintenance of the security status through life.

Presenting risks and proposed controls to internal and external stakeholders, to achieve agreement and buy-in

Being able to plan and manage work concurrently across multiple security work programmes.

Providing regular updates on project status/progress in accordance with project specific reporting cycles

Representing the Product Security group at Design Reviews, to ensure that Product Security is appropriately considered at each stage of the design lifecycle

Undertaking peer reviews as directed.

Providing technical guidance and supervision to other Product Security engineers and support the management and planning of specialist activities.

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree in computer science or cyber security

Have a strong awareness of Product Safety and SHE.

Knowledge of Product Security activities in the defence, maritime or closely linked domain and have a comprehensive understanding of how potential threats will be managed and the potential impact on the platform and systems

Knowledge of the complete engineering lifecycle with some experience of operating in a number of phases

Good communication skills and be able to interact with stakeholders

Provides technical leadership, coaches and mentors others. May lead a team of engineers

CISSP, CISM qualifications

Location: Frimley, Weymouth or Filton

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.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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