Product Security Engineer

Job Description

Product Security Engineer

Would you like the new challenge of making an impact on some of the biggest projects in the UK defence market right now? Join our highly-skilled Combat Systems team and you'll be part of something you can be proud of; equipping the Royal Navy with another world class capability.

Would you like to work with advanced technology to minimise the risk of both cyber threats and social attacks? We currently have a vacancy for a Product Security Engineer at our site in Broad Oak.

As a Product Security Engineer, you will be tasked with ensuring our products across the Maritime Sector are secure by design, achieve security accreditation and maintain security through-life.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to liaise with stakeholders, influence engineering design, produce documentation in support of accreditation, provide advice and guidance to shape technical solutions and support embedding our security culture across the business

Your main responsibilities as a Product Security Engineer will involve:

Designing and shaping the technical security architecture of a number of strategically important products to ensure they are secure by design

Liaising with the system accreditor(s) and stakeholders to manage expectations and ensure that security requirements are met and risk is reduced to acceptable level

Determining of the security principles for the project solution to work within

Producing documentation such as product security architecture and Risk Management Accredited Document Set - (RMADS) for support of accreditation. Collecting evidence for the security case

Inputting security sections of bid proposal documents and producing estimates, and security principle frameworks

Contributing to the wider Product Security Function - delivering training, presenting at Special Interest groups, improving processes

Keeping up to date in relevant security standards, process and technologies, develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide more effective services

Supporting the product security Special Interest Group by sharing best practice

Your skills and qualifications:

Fundamental understanding of computer technologies, how they are networked together, different protocols, operating systems and applications

Ability to identify and investigate technology to understand the security flaws and how to mitigate them

Solid systems engineering experience and background

Good knowledge and understanding of security risk assessments and RMADS - Risk Management

Accredited Document Set.

Good technical understanding of systems and how their security aspects are applied and affect performance

To have an understanding of Defence Standards/Security Regulations

What we're looking for in you:

An excellent communicator with strong Influencing and interpersonal skills, whilst having an attention to details but be flexible and adaptive when the role demands.

Location: Broad Oak

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

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