IT Security Officer

  • Job Reference: 00027205-1
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: IT Security Officer
Location: Bristol

Make a real impact, immediately
We're looking for someone dynamic, ambitious and eager to make an impact to become our next IT Security Officer
Make the new ways of working safe and secure

We need someone who can ensure that the change we make will be secure and has great ideas about how to protect our information.
The difference the Information Technology Security Officer will make
Defence Systems Technology depends on information systems to deliver contracts and grow its business. The successful individual will be crucial in providing sound technical advice and innovative ideas to safeguard these information systems and ensure that they support the commercial needs of the business. They will be innovative and diligent, and work within an expanding team who are dedicated to delivering flexible, effective and efficient security solutions.

Who we are looking for

To be successful you should have significant experience of working in a similar role and possess an in depth understanding of security requirements. You should be experienced at analysing and minimising risk within an IT environment and experienced in ISO27001.

You should also have experience within defence or another heavily regulated environment along with strong communication and interpersonal skills. You should be confident and decisive and show initiative with the ability to build relationships at all levels. You should have well developed IT skills and a working knowledge of GDPR.

Finally, we would like you to be qualified to degree level or equivalent. CISSP, CISM or similar qualifications highly advantageous and you should hold SC security clearance - or have the ability to achieve this level of clearance.

In return for your skill and passion, you'll get:

* Flexible working
* Autonomy to perform the role.
* The opportunity to make a real impact, partnering on an ambitious culture transformation programme within Babcock's' fastest growing business unit.

Where it all fits in:

Defence Systems Technology (DST) forms a critical, and growing part of Babcock's Marine organisation. Our dynamic and motivated leadership team is committed to an exciting transformation agenda that will help DST to innovate, modernise and create a more people-focussed business that can support our customers' mission. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, DST employs approximately 1,500 people across the UK and overseas with the largest sites based in Bristol, Plymouth, Portsmouth and Ashchurch.
A number of employee networks support and foster diversity and inclusion within Babcock, connecting people across the business and empowering them to achieve their potential. Our Diversity and Inclusion strategy amplifies their influence.

Other need to know:
* Location: Bristol
* The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
* We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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