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Security Engineer Featured Urgent

Location
Farnborough,
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
15056BR

Security Engineer
15056BR
Farnborough UK
Job Responsibilities
ViaSat UK a division of the global broadband and services company ViaSat Inc.is seeking to expand its UK team to better exploit opportunities within UK and European markets. ViaSat has transformed the market for delivery of broadband access over satellite by developing satellites that provide two orders of magnitude improvement in capacity compared to previous offerings. ViaSat designs its satellites user terminals and gateway equipment and operates a network serving nearly a million subscribers in the United States. ViaSats growing UK office is expanding these capabilities beyond North America.
ViaSat UK specialities include design development and delivery of information assurance and cyber security solutions for government and corporate applications which hold prestigious accreditations worldwide.
Joining ViaSat UK means successful candidates will have the unique opportunity to work as part of a leading edge company within the security and satellite communications industry.
Successful candidates must be capable of obtaining (or already hold) security clearance (SC or higher) to work on UK Government projects.
Scope/Main Responsibilities
+ We are looking for a versatile and self-motivated Security Engineer who understands how to apply complex and innovative solutions to real world problems.
+ You will adopt a key role within the department by becoming the authority for all security related aspects involved in security development. Your knowledge will ensure solutions meet the security requirements fit for the market ultimately providing ViaSat UK with world class cutting edge technology.
+ You will work with user communities clients the NCSC and similar agencies to understand the security threats needs requirements and vulnerabilities. Key to the success of your role is to influence designs at the earliest point of the solution life cycle and liaise with all members of the design team to ensure requirements are understood and can be fully implemented.
+ You will oversee security evaluations by liaising with the relevant agency producing security documentation and leveraging the engineering department to provide design documentation.
+ You will maintain and grow relationships with ViaSats Business Developers/Strategist user communities and government agencies so that future capabilities are understood and further influence the High Grade arena.
+ In addition from time to time you may be asked to undertake other tasks and responsibilities not covered above in order to achieve project or corporate objectives.
Requirements
The ideal candidate will have the following essential skills and expertise:
+ A degree-level qualification in a relevant discipline
+ Awareness of the engineering lifecycle
+ Detailed understanding of security related principles including authentication protocols and cryptography
+ Ability to analyse systems identify risk and understand security weaknesses
+ Knowledge of security evaluation processes (e.g. NCSC FIPS)
+ Documentation for security evaluations (e.g. Security Targets Crypto Processes Key Management Plan)
+ Network communication security
+ Ability to handle complex and competing demands
+ Demonstrable experience of problem-solving skills
+ Have excellent numeracy analytical organisational motivational team-working and communication skills both written and oral
+ Be self-motivated totally reliable hardworking flexible and able to work independently
+ To be able to multi-task and work to deadlines
+ Willingness to travel UK and international
Preferences
The following would be a benefit:
+ Security Failure Analysis
+ Previous participation in CyberInvest and/or Industry 100
+ Willingness to participate in Industry 100 in the future
Youll be based at our Royal Pavilion offices in Aldershot. Must be willing to undertake secondments to NCSC in either Cheltenham or London. Regular UK travel is expected with occasional international travel. Your salary will be highly competitive and include benefits including healthcare pension life assurance and generous holiday entitlement.
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ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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