Future Gateways Security Assurance Coordinator (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 17/10/2019
Specialist role
Cyber security consultant
Summary of the work
ISS delivers the core ICT Platform for Defence. Working within the Interoperability Services and Gateways team developing future cross-domain interoperability services at various security domains as the Security Assurance focal point, the role will assess and evidence the effectiveness of security controls; providing confidence that Defence threats are adequately addressed.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
16.5 Months with an extension option of 4 months pending internal financial approval.
No specific location, eg they can work remotely
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence, Information Systems and Services
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will be required to work alongside Civilian (Crown Servants), Military personnel and Contractors (Manpower substitutes and FATS) within the Interoperability Services and Gateways team at MoD Corsham. With regard to the activities that the specialist will be required to work on as referenced in the previous section, it should be noted that specific outcomes/deliverables will vary based upon the stage of the project delivery; but these will be identified during work package scoping. They may include any of the activities listed.
What the specialist will work on
-Security assure VMWare-based cloud infrastructure solutions -Develop specifications-Windows/Linux hardened operating system configurations -Select/trial Cross-domain Security Enforcing Applications to support range of required information exchange services -Design audit solutions to meet MoD requirements -Ensure suitable security testing-all system components throughout project build -Review HLD/LLD -Compete/maintain DART -Define CTAS Scope -Produce SRS and Risk Balance Cases -Produce/Review RMADS, OSMP and associated documentation -Review ITHC Testing and remediation plans -Produce Pre-PIA, PIA, MOD Code of Connection and MOD Statement of Connection Conformity -Chair SWG, Security Surgeries and production/distribution of outputs Meeting with Accreditor and NCSC -Lead/manage Accreditation process
Address where the work will take place
Information Systems and Services, Building 405, Westwells Road, MoD Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9NR.
Working arrangements
All tasking will take place from MoD Corsham. Ideally you are required to work from MoD Corsham, however a flexible working arrangement can be agreed. Travel may be required within the UK with Travel and Subsistence costs away from MoD Corsham recoverable in correspondence with MoD Departmental rates.
Security clearance
DV Clearance must be in place prior to and for the duration of the contract starting due to the projects the individual is required to work with.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes Take responsibility for their work Share knowledge and experience with other team members
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of security assurance, accreditation and verification/validation of design artefacts and physical systems designs - 10 Points
  • Knowledge of gateway design and capability including NCSC Architectural Patterns and an in depth understanding of how NCSC work - 15 Points
  • Knowledge of RMADS Documentation - 10 Points
  • Holds CCP Senior SIRA status - 10 Points
  • Holds CCP Senior IA Architect Status - 10 Points
  • Evidence and knowledge of Government IA Policy, (including JSP440, JSP604, IS1/2, DIANS and NCSC IA Guidance), and Risk Management in the context of Defence - 10 Points
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Evidence and knowledge of the T&A process that is implemented across UK Government and Defence System projects - 5 Points
  • Evidence and knowledge of cross-domain interoperability services/gateways within Defence - 5 Points
  • Evidence of understanding of current Defence cross-domain gateways in the Secret domain - 5 Points
  • Evidence and understanding of the design and security aspects of the planned replacement defence cross-domain interoperability services solution(s) - 5 Points
  • Holds CISM - Certified Information Security Manager status - 5 Points
  • Holds CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional Status - 5 Points
  • Holds ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer status - 5 Points

Closing date for applications: 17/10/2019

Future Gateways Security Assurance Coordinator (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 17/10/2019

Specialist role:

Cyber security consultant


No specific location, eg they can work remotely


Ministry of Defence, Information Systems and Services

Maximum day rate:


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