Technical Cyber Security Architect

10 May 2022
16 May 2022
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Magnox is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of our challenging mission – to safely and successfully manage the UK's civil nuclear legacy on behalf of the nation. To deliver our commitment, we need people like you who want to perform at an industry leading standard and be part of a team that continues to develop, innovate and even exceed our greatest achievements.

At Magnox, we understand, and acknowledge the value of an inclusive working environment, and celebrate the diversity this brings to our workplace. Without this approach, we wouldn't be in the position that we are now, being able to safeguard and secure the future of our organisation.

About the role

Hear from the Hiring Manager:

"Credible opportunists or sophisticated threat actors find new and creative ways to proposer, Magnox continues to invest in key skills to protect the critical mission of the NDA, The CS&IA team has grown to reflect the importance Magnox places on it's information assets and the the trust UK Government has bestowed on us to preserve it's legacy in Nuclear."

Key Deliverables:
Ensuring appropriate and proportionate mitigations to risks that support safe and secure operations without hindering the needs of the business.
Design of business solutions that mitigate risks to support new technologies and business practices.
Provide advice and guidance to the CISO and wider business.
Develop detailed plans for Cyber improvement activities and maintain necessary controls to ensure successful delivery.
In conjunction with Internal Audit and Oversight ensure assurance activities are planned, monitored and carried out in relation to Cyber Security and Information Assurance.
Assisting the sites in providing an annual information security assurance report to the requirements of the regulator
Assist with creation, review and modification of Cyber Security and Information Assurance related processes.
Liaise with Commercial departments and the IT Security Officer on the application of the Classified Contracts process.
Act as the Cyber Security point of contact for projects and procurement activities requiring classified contracts.
Assist the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with preparation of business cases for IT Security initiatives.
Project manage discrete Cyber Security and Information Assurance initiatives.
Takes business security requirements and assists in the development of an Enterprise Information Security Architecture.
Interprets relevant security policies and threat/ risk profiles into secure architectural solutions that mitigate the risks. and conform to legislation and regulations, and relate to business needs.
Applies common architectural frameworks.
Presents security architecture solutions as a view within broader IT architectures.
Maintains awareness of the security advantages and vulnerabilities of common products and technologies.
Designs robust and fault–tolerant security mechanisms and components appropriate to the perceived risks.
Develops and implements appropriate methodologies, templates, patterns and frameworks.
Contributes to the development of Computer, Network and Storage Security Architecture, incorporating hosting, infrastructure applications and cloud based solutions.
Interprets relevant security policies and threat/ risk profiles into secure architectural solutions that mitigate the risks, conform to legislation and regulations and relate to business needs.
Presents security architecture solutions as a view within broader IT architectures.
Qualifications and Experience:
Detailed knowledge of Legislation and Regulations relevant to the role including but not limited to; NIST / ISO Standards, CESG/NCSC technical requirements and NDA/ONR security requirements.
Relevant experience at senior level in related specialism role.
Range of cyber experience across HMG and OGDs.
Good knowledge of Company Processes for own specialty.
Excellent leadership and business skills alongside robust and comprehensive technical knowledge/expertise.
CCP, CISSP or equivalent level in Information Security Standards and Architecture.

Benefits Package

For the equivalent Former BNFL grade for this role please contact the HRBP.
Progression is available within the pay bands which does exceed the higher end of the range provided.
Flexible working – where possible.
Equivalent of 25 days (185 hours) annual leave plus Public Holidays (59.2 hours per year) – option to buy or sell up to one week each year.
Participation in Company Bonus Scheme (up to GBP4,500 per annum based on corporate objectives).
Up to 13.5% employer pension contribution depending on individual contribution amount.
Access to training and development through the company performance management arrangements, supporting you in maintaining your personal Continuous Professional Development.

Additional Information

Please be aware this role holder requires security clearance, or the ability to obtain said clearance.

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best.

At Magnox we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive, we therefore particularly welcome applications from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBT+ and candidates with a disability as they are all underrepresented in our workforce.

We are happy to talk flexible working where possible.