Information Assurance Specialist Applications and Onboarding Support (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2019
Specialist role
Cyber security consultant
Summary of the work
ISS delivers the core ICT platform for Defence. Cyber security professionals are required to work with the ASDT EMPORIUM programme in line with information assurance and Cyber security policy to introduce a number of assured cloud hosting services and associated projects to transform application and system hosting within the MoD.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
12 Months with an extension option of 3 months pending internal financial approval.
South West England
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 with the Crown Servant Security Assurance Coordinator in addition to the ASDT (Application Service Development Team) agile teams and Project Stakeholders. One specialist will be working with the hosting teams. One will focus on applications and on-boarding onto platforms and one will be concentrating on Data Centre rationalisation and migration of systems.
What the specialist will work on
Review of HLD/LLD Completion and maintenance of DART Define CTAS scope Production of Security Requirements Statements and Risk Balance Cases Production and Review of RMADS and OSMP and other associated documentation to achieve accreditation Review ITHC Testing and remediation plans Audit supplier for correct level of due diligence Production of Pre-PIA and PIA, MOD Code of Connection and MOD Statement of Connection Conformity Chair of SWG and Security Surgeries and production/distribution of outputs Audit of live operations and Inspection of Protective Monitoring System Regular meetings with Accreditor and NCSC Witness system performance post changes in the design
Address where the work will take place
ISS (Information Systems and Services), Mustang Building, Rudloe Site, MoD Corsham, Westwells Road, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9NR.
Working arrangements
All tasking will take place from MoD Corsham and the specialist is required 5 days a week. The working day is 8 hours including 30 minutes for lunch. Travel may be required within the UK with Travel and Subsistence costs away from MoD Corsham recoverable in correspondence with MoD Departmental/Policy rates.
Security clearance
Developed Vetting 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
  • Holds CCP Practictioner Status
  • Evidence of Information Risk Management in the HMG and/or Defence context
  • Evidence of security knowledge associated with Applications Security
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Holds CCP - Certified Cyber Professional Senior Practitioner status
  • Holds CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional status
  • Holds CISM - Certified Information Security Manager status
  • Knowledge and understanding of agile ways of working

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2019

Information Assurance Specialist Applications and Onboarding Support (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2019

Specialist role:

Cyber security consultant


South West England


Ministry of Defence - Information Systems and Services

Maximum day rate:


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