eIDAS Technical Cyber Security Consultant

Closing date for applications: 29/04/2019
Specialist role
Cyber security consultant
Summary of the work
Stakeholder engagement; working with the Head of Assurance and others to represent ICO ensuring that our stakeholder engagement on eIDAS is technically informed Review and maintenance of QTSP processes Horizon scanning Breach reporting; contribute when any relevant breach of security or loss of integrity concerning a trust service is reported
Latest start date
Expected contract length
92 days over 2 years
No specific location, eg they can work remotely
Organisation the work is for
Information Commissioner's Office
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
This role will sit within the Assurance department, responsible for Codes and Certificates. There will be an element of the following as part of this role: Stakeholder engagement Technical review and maintenance of our QTSP processes Horizon scanning - maintaining an up to date technical knowledge of trust services. Breach reporting
What the specialist will work on
The ICO are looking to enhance our technical capabilities in the area of electronic identification and trust services. We want to recruit a specialist contractor to serve as the ICO’s subject matter expert for associated standards relating to electronic signatures, qualified digital certificates, electronic seals, timestamps and other authentication mechanisms. Reporting through our assurance team but working closely with other teams such as Investigations, Tech Policy, Advice Services and others you will be the ICOs principal technical contact on eIDAS - ensuring that relevant timely guidance is provided as necessary to effectively conduct our role as UKs eIDAS Supervisory Body.
Address where the work will take place
Wilmslow, Cardiff, London, Edinburgh or Belfast
Working arrangements
This contract is offered initially for a two-year period on an initial basis up to a maximum of 46 days invoiced per year and total contract value of no more than 48k per year without prior agreement.
Security clearance
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Ambitious Service Focus Collaborative
Assessment methods
Work history Reference Interview Scenario or test Presentation
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 40% Cultural fit 20% Price 40%
Essential skills and experience
  • Degree or relevant professional qualification (preferably in computer science or related subject) or relevant work experience demonstrating that level
  • Significant experience in a technology post such as research, development, testing, network architecture, software or system administration or cybersecurity
  • Up to date, expert knowledge of current trends and practices relating to the use of digital signatures, digital certificates, electronic seals, timestamps and other authentication mechanisms
  • Knowledge of trust service concepts and practices
  • Knowledge of threat and risk assessment processes and practices, as applied to information security
  • Excellent analytical and research skills demonstrating an ability to identify emerging IT issues and technologies.
  • Good verbal communication and presentation skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel to meetings and events in the UK and overseas (possibly outside office hours).
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Substantial relevant experience in the field of trust services or electronic identification (Desirable)

Closing date for applications: 29/04/2019

eIDAS Technical Cyber Security Consultant

Closing date for applications: 29/04/2019

Specialist role:

Cyber security consultant


No specific location, eg they can work remotely


Information Commissioner's Office

Maximum day rate:


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