Cyber Security Assurance Specialist

BAE Systems
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom; Homeworking
From £56,000 dependant on experience + benefits
13 Sep 2023
20 Sep 2023
Job Type
Cyber Security
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Cyber Security Assurance Specialist

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: From £56,000 dependant on experience

What you'll be doing:

• Controlling and guiding role for the scope of product security

• Setting direction and leading across product security for large number of complex systems

• Managing product security of the shipbuilders and major suppliers

• Ensure the whole scope of product security for the whole boat is delivered

• Managing stakeholders across all levels in submarine enterprise

• Providing product security technical advice and guidance across system owners

• Managing security risk through the tiers with MOD organisations

• Defining and setting product security and policy to industry and best practices

Your skills and experiences:


• Previous leadership experience

• Engineering or IT degree, or equivalent experience

• Experience of implementing products in the product engineering cycle or cyber security

• The ability to allocate, delegate and monitor workloads


• Wide range of cyber and information security knowledge

• Knowledge of industry standards NIST Framework, IEC 27001, NCSC CAF


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Dreadnought Alliance Information Assurance & Cyber Team:

The Dreadnought Alliance is formed between the Ministry of Defence's Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA), BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce. The Alliance Information Assurance & Cyber team are responsible for leading on security and information risk matters to ensure the submarine systems are designed and built to be secure and resilient.

This role requires use of a deep level of subject matter expertise to drive security requirements, identify possible threats and avenues of attack and advise on the application of secure development practices.

The teams work to deliver the Dreadnought security assurance case. This involves setting standards and policies of security cases to ensure major suppliers deliver against those policies and standards, managing daily risks along the way while reporting back through the leadership chain. You'll be engaging with stakeholders such as the MoD and others on consultative advice engagement level, but you'll also have the chance to shape the role.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 18th September 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


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