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Cyber Security Engineer

  • Location: Christchurch
  • Salary: £0.00 - £56 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Sophie Tully
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12-months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 27 January 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH77654_1639665319

Cyber Security Engineer - initial 12 Month contract - Christchurch

A great opportunity has come along with one of the UK's largest Aerospace & Defence organisations who are currently looking to recruit a Cyber Security Engineer within their Air sector. The role is based in Christchurch, however there is potential remote working opportunities, the role will be an initial 12-month contract and is paying £56 per hour (Inside IR35). There is a view of starting the right candidate ASAP.

The Role

As a Cyber Security Engineer, reporting into the Engineering Manager, you will be joining our highly dedicated Cyber Security team working on deployed networks such as Tactical, Command, Control, Computers and Communications (C4) systems. You will be working with a range of internal and customer stakeholders to help them understand security risks throughout the entire project lifecycle and then working with security and technical professionals to design and implement cyber security controls and drive effective risk management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with security stakeholders from both the business and the customer communities throughout the whole project lifecycle and at all classifications, in particular with the SAC and Accreditor to achieve and maintain system accreditation.
  • Providing cyber security advice and guidance to systems and software engineers, including at a detailed technical level. You should be able to provide detailed guidance on, for example, operating system lockdowns and data-in-transit protection.
  • Providing cyber security advice and guidance to managers and solution architects to identify and propose architectures, develop secure designs and identify and implement security controls which provide proportionate risk reduction.
  • Performing security risk assessments to help projects understand the cyber security and cyber resilience risk context.
  • Producing security policies and operating procedures.


To be considered for the Cyber Security Engineer position, you will have;

- Systems or software engineering background, able to interact at a technical level with systems and software engineers

- Demonstrable experience of identifying cyber security risks and the commensurate controls

- Ability to articulate security advice directly to key stakeholders within both the business and the customer community

- Subject matter expertise in one or many security processes or technologies - such as security risk assessment, public key infrastructure, network security

- Experience of cyber security engineering delivery and accreditation (ideally in Defence)

- Excellent written communication skills, particular technical documentation and policy documents

- Degree qualified in Information/Cyber Security, IT, Engineering, Mathematics, or Science equivalent qualifications/ experience

Apply Now

If you are interested in this contract, please contact Sophie Tully at JAM Recruitment and send your CV over to s.tully(at)

If this isn't the role for you, but you know of someone who could be interested, JAM operates a referral scheme. You can earn yourself £200 in vouchers for the successful placement of a candidate you refer to us, so get in touch.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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