Critical Infrastructure Security Engineer – Permanent

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About Roke
Roke imagines a more secure world. A world where technology protects, rather than exposes. A world where expert engineers, consultants and business support staff collaborate to protect what matters most to our clients.

We are a friendly and flexible team with a culture of ‘time, trust and freedom’. The role may give the opportunity to work on client site, from the office, in shared workspaces or from home as necessary. We pride ourselves on listening to each other’s aspirations and accommodating wherever possible.

The Industry team works regularly in the Healthcare, Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, High Value Manufacturing, Information & Communications, and Rail sectors. Our customers often come to us with niche, challenging problems that matter to their business, looking for experts to develop solutions by applying their experience and knowledge in novel, creative ways. Our projects range from few-month early feasibility studies, through the entire engineering lifecycle, to multi-year support for production-grade software systems, with engineers switching between these in line with their career aspirations and development plans.

The Opportunity
Roke are a leading technology & engineering company with clients spanning Consulting and Industry areas. We work alongside our customers to solve their complex and unique challenges.

We are expanding our existing capability in Cyber Security within the Industry team, and are looking for talented researchers and engineers with relevant experience. Roke is recruiting for Critical Infrastructure Security Engineers who are driven by solving varied and interesting client problems. The successful candidates will be working alongside Roke’s high-profile clients to help them engineer highly-secure solutions within complex environments with the aim of protecting Critical Infrastructure from potential threats.

Roke is a respected world-class technology provider with a strong set of existing clients in the Industrial sector. Whether you are an experienced or developing security engineer looking for the next step in your career this is an opportunity to use your technology background to assist our clients in creating complex high assurance systems to ensure continued function of critical infrastructure.

Areas of Responsibility/Tasks:

Contribute to risk assessment and architecture of infrastructure systems that need to be highly resilient to cyber threats

Recommend treatments and actions to manage risks

Engage with technical and non-technical stakeholders to explain findings

Support architecting secure systems

Writing technical material for competitive bids

Complying with Roke’s policies and procedures

Why We Want You
Beyond your technical skills, you will be proactive and able to communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. You will work well alone or as part of a team. You will be curious and seek out the best approach/solution/tool for the job at hand.

Essential skills/experience
Your broad technical, research and development background will allow you to rapidly understand new systems and domains. As a Critical Infrastructure Security Engineer, you will have a degree level qualification in a STEM subject, or you will have an education and level of experience which is comparable.

Depending on your level of ability/experience, you will have familiarity, competence or expertise in a subset of these areas:

Have some experience of cyber security risk assessment in an operational or information technology environment

Have the ability to understand complex systems

Ability to present complex ideas in a way that is accessible to stakeholders

Identification and Validation of system security level

Identify, Document and apply security requirements to top-level systems and detailed subsystems.

Demonstrate strong analytical skills

Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills

Industry background in Information Assurance systems and processes

Experience of risk management frameworks (e.g. ISK27001, ISO62443, NIST SP 800)

Any experience of operational technology (industrial control systems)


Why You Should Join Us

You’ll have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects

You’ll be supported in developing your existing skillset with mentoring and training

You’ll get to work with exciting technologies

You’ll be joining a great team, who have actively embraced hybrid working

You’ll be able to work flexibly, from the office or from home, as necessary, with some visits to client sites

You’ll be able to work your hours each week, flexibly to suit you.

We have a competitive salary and access to a number of additional flexible benefits, which will cover Health and Wellbeing, Savings and Protection & Life, Leisure and Entertainment.

Roke has a great community of groups with shared interests. These enable people to share ideas and be passionate about tools, technologies & techniques, which interest them.

We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, creative and inclusive. We will consider flexible working arrangements and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.

Security Information
Due to the nature of this position, we require you to be willing and eligible to achieve a minimum of BPSS clearance.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted:
  • Expiration date:August 2, 2021
  • Location:London
  • Job Title:Critical Infrastructure Security Engineer – Permanent
  • Salary:£Competitive
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