ISG High Threat Gateway Security Assurance Co-Ordinator (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 08/10/2019
Specialist role
Cyber security consultant
Summary of the work
This role is aimed at an experienced Security Assurance Coordinator and involves meeting the requirements of JSP440, the Defence Manual of Security and ensuring systems meet accreditation standards. Extensive knowledge of Government and Defence Systems is essential.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
24 months. Contract end date. 31/10/2021. Extension Option: 6 Months (Subject to financial approval)
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence. ISS.
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Civilians, the Military, and Contractors within the Interoperability Services & Gateways Team.
What the specialist will work on
Scope for Gateway, inc requesting VA/Pen Tests, guidance on Securing Enforcing Functions. Review of HLD/LLD.Completion & maintenance of DART. Define CTAS scope. Production of Security Requirements Statements and Risk Balance Cases.Production & review of RMADS & OSMP & associated documentation.Review ITHC Testing & remediation plans. Audit supplier for correct level of due diligence.Production of Pre-PIA & PIA, MOD Code of Connection & MOD Statement of Connection Conformity. Chair of SWG & Security Surgeries & production/distribution of outputs. Audit of live operations & inspection of Protective Monitoring system. Regular mtgs with Accreditor & NCSC.Witness system performance post changes in the design.
Address where the work will take place
ISS, Building 405,Spur D1, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, SN13 9NR.
Working arrangements
All tasking will take place from MOD Corsham and you are required 5 days a week, the working day is 8 hours to include 30 minutes for lunch. Day visits may be required to UK.
Security clearance
DV Clearance must be in place prior to and for the duration of the contract.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers - 20% Be Transparent and collaborative when making decisions - 20% Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes - 20% Take responsibility for their work - 20% Share knowledge and experience with other team members - 20%
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Hold DV Clearance - 10%
  • Hold CCP Senior SIRA status - 10%
  • Detailed knowledge of Government IA Policy, incluidng JSP440, JSP604, IS1/2, DIANS and NCSC IA Guidance - 15%
  • Provide evidence of detailed gateway design and capability including NSCS Architectural Patterns and an in depth understanding of how NCSC works - 15%
  • Provide evidence of detailed knowledge of Security Requirements and related compliance/non compliance within the designs - 10%
  • Provide evidence of detailed knowledge of OSMP documentation - 10%
  • Provide evidence of of detailed experience of how the accreditation process works within the UK Government and Defence systems - 15%
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Provide detailed experience of the Assurance Plan in respect of the Gateways - 5%
  • Provide detailed knowledge of associated risks and threats specific to the gateways - 5%
  • Provide detailed experience of the T&A process that is implemented across Government and Defence system projects. - 5%

Closing date for applications: 08/10/2019

ISG High Threat Gateway Security Assurance Co-Ordinator (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 08/10/2019

Specialist role:

Cyber security consultant


South West England


Ministry of Defence. ISS.

Maximum day rate:


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