InfoSec Specialist

  • Job Reference: 00007072-1
  • Date Posted: 18 May 2020
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Role Purpose:
The InfoSec Specialist is a key member of QinetiQ’s Information security team providing expert guidance and security solutions to keep the business safe from malicious Data risk. Additionally, this is a pivotal role as part of DOMINO Programme InfoSec product design and delivery .

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Design and delivery of InfoSec improvement solutions in response to security issues and problems
• Providing SME InfoSec advice and guidance to both technical and non-technical personnel
• Oversee, audit and compliance reporting of technological upgrades, improvements and major changes to the information security environment


Key Capabilities (the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate):
• An excellent understanding and experience of Security techniques and InfoSec principles
• Considerable experience of delivering effective Security in a complex, regulated and security-critical business environment
• Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
• Flexible, organised and able to work under pressure
• Highly capable of delivering Security projects and work packages, with demonstrable experience
• Being a detail-oriented, organised, critical thinker, with excellent analytical skills
• A ‘people person’, with the ability to work with and influence many different people at all levels in an organisation and experience of managing stakeholders
• An excellent communicator, with the ability to create many relationships and handle conflict
• Personal attributes must include confidentiality, independence, integrity and energy
• Results focused with a “can do will do” personal style
• A problem solver who can deliver simple solutions to complex problems
• Excellent communication and liaison skills at all levels with customers, management, senior management and employees
• Relevant experience in similar role
• Develop and maintain security documentation (policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures)


Skills/Experience/Education/Qualifications
Essential:
• Practical experience of security and IA implementation within Industry (and MoD)
• Considerable IT experience with wide knowledge of IT systems
• Security Clearance to be held and maintained at level appropriate for the role
• Formal and relevant Information Security certifications (CISM, CISSP, CISA, etc.) or equivalent experience
• BSc (or equivalent) in Information Assurance or Information Security
• A good standard of computer literacy (including MS Office applications: Email, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
• Project management experience in organising, planning and executing program/projects from conception through conclusion

Desirable:
• Excellent knowledge of InfoSec accreditation and a wide range of security standards
• MSc (or equivalent) in Information Assurance or Information Security