Space Cyber Security Engineer

Full Time
Job Sector:
Security / Defence
South Wales
Salary description:
£60000 - £75000/ annum
Start Date:
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Space Cyber Security Engineer - Permanent - Flintshire, Gloucestershire, Essex, London, Manchester - up to £75,000

Space Cyber Security Engineer - About the role:

Our clients are looking for an experienced Space Cyber Security Engineer to join the Space Missions Systems Team in order to work on future space mission bids.
You will be involved in the development of Satellite Communications (SATCOM) and Small Satellite systems through the full system development lifecycle.
You will be developing solutions using the latest technologies. Working for team you will be part of an energetic and growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations.
Supports on-going professional development through both formal and on-the-job training to help you further your career aspirations and develop your management and leadership potential.Main Duties for Space Cyber Security Engineer:

Act as the Space Cyber Security Engineer for the team
Support the C&I Space Missions Systems System Design Authority (SDA)
Conduct Cyber resiliency analysis in order to identify the required cyber resiliency capabilities and how they are to be implemented within the context of the Ground Segment Architecture/Design.
Perform system Security Risk Assessments (SRA) based upon available threat and vulnerability data.
Define the initial Ground Segment Security Architecture in collaboration with the Systems Engineering Lead in order to identify the security elements and their relationships within the overall system architecture that meet the Ground Segment Security Requirements.
Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and operations of Satellite Communications (SATCOM) and Small Satellite systems and act as a Cyber Security SMEEssential Skills / Experience for Cyber Security Engineer:

Experience as a Space Cyber Security Engineer in similar programmes such as satellite ground stations, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), remote sensing systems or military satellite communications (MilSatCom) systems.
Experience of Cyber Security implementation is required.
The ability to draft clearly and concisely, and to communicate effectivity is required.
Ability to take responsibility for security aspects of a project, and work closely with project management to deliver to time, quality and cost.Desirable Skills / Experience:

Understanding of Information Security Engineering and associated UK government standards, for example Government Security Policy Framework (SPF) and MOD JSP440 would be desirable.
Past knowledge of SKYNET MilSatCom Ground systems and operations

In addition, you should display the following key behaviours:

Ability to work closely with others in a small team.
Good interpersonal skills for customer liaison.
Ability to work under pressure.
Contribute ideas that promote innovation.
High degree of initiative and flexibility.
Willingness to travel if required.
Must hold SC clearance
Willing to learn.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Good time management, organisation and prioritization skills.Qualifications:

BSc in an Cyber Security discipline, Information Security/Systems Engineering or equivalentOngoing development, with formal and on-the-job training, alongside the following benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme
Life Assurance
Flexible Benefits; such as buy/sell holiday, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Gymflex and more
Enhanced sick pay schemeRECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every colleague you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £250 of Love to Shop Gift Vouchers!

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC or willing to undergo. If you do not hold an active SC or willing to undergo please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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