Information System Security Officer (Systems Admin)

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East Anglia
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Up to £30 per hour
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Information System Security Officer An Information System Security Officer is required to work on a twelve-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our Defence client based in Marham. This is a 12-month contract working for a leading UK defence company. Overview of the Information System Security Officer contract role This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team who are responsible for safeguarding the ITC Training infrastructure against cyber security threats. You will be working on a project of significant strategic importance in the organisation providing security input and advice. The role is ideally suited to individuals with a strong IT / System Administration background looking to move into their first cyber security role. Support the Team Leader to work with security and accreditation stakeholders to obtain approval for security aspects of design and the project security deliverables. Perform continuous monitoring activities on F35 Training systems to ensure defined security standards are maintained. This will include physical infrastructure checks. Supporting system risk assessments and accreditation activities, maintaining accreditation documents in line with identified changes to the organisation threat profile ensuring stakeholder satisfaction. Ensuring all audit activities on systems are completed within the specified timescales with all documentation maintained and updated accordingly so to ensure regulatory compliance. Assisting with compilation of system security plans; security operating procedures and work instructions; ensuring all F35 Training systems are installed, configured, secured, operated, maintained and disposed of in line with defined security policies and practices as specified in the security plan. Investigating and managing any anomalies with the relevant subject matter expert (SME) to resolution and assisting in wider investigations as required. Key skills required for the Information System Security Officer Essential Experience / Qualifications They must hold or have the ability to attain a Developed Vetting (DV) clearance. They must hold, or be working towards the attainment of CompTIA Security+ certification. (Support is available to attain this post employment for the right candidate). Knowledge of IT system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards and operational security measures. Experience in using commercial auditing tools such as SPLUNK, ELA etc. Experience in using McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (EPO). Desirable Experience / Qualifications Knowledge of the JSP 440 and DoD regulations. Knowledge of the HMG IA Standard 5 sanitation procedures. Some awareness of a project environment and awareness of lifecycle methodologies. Creation of dashboards and reports to aid the auditing process. Knowledge of the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs). If you are an Information System Security Officer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196. Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information. Outsource. Our People. Your Success. Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors. We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates. The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs. Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a 'one-stop shop' to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and, in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support). Please visit our website

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