Security Architect - Crypto

Outsource UK Limited
09 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Security Architect - Software Security - Stevenage - Encrypted communications, Cryptography, Threat Modelling, Anti Tamper, Pen Testing, Vulnerabilities Are you a security architect with strong technical knowledge of crypto, threat modelling or anti-tamper approaches? Do you enjoy working with a variety of technical teams, ensuring full lifecycle security architecture of a product? Do you enjoy international collaboration and travel to other European sites? Outsource UK's Cyber Team are looking to hire a Security Architect for a valued defence customer. Working in a software capability team you will work with various stakeholders to ensure security strategy works for the business and for the safety of the product. You will maintain a deep level of expertise in at least one technical domain (e.g. Crypto techniques, threat modelling, anti-tamper approaches, etc.) Essential Criteria - Ideally you will have Developed Vetting (DV) clearance but must be willing to apply for it. - Familiarity with the use of anti-tamper and cryptographic technology techniques to counter threats to information assets. - Acquainted with penetration testing with an ability to review and advice on how to counter vulnerabilities - Possess a strong knowledge of communication encryption and able to evaluate cryptographic strength. - Experience of software, hardware & human threat modelling - Understanding of broad technology vulnerabilities including: BIOS, Operating System and software languages. Desirable - Ideally you will have a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Software and Systems Security, combined with experience in the development of cryptographic software solutions. You will have been responsible for the delivery of secure software solutions and will be comfortable working with engineers from other disciplines and within an international context. It would be desirable, but not essential for your experience to have been gained in defence, automotive, aerospace or telecoms. - Able to show capability in developing low-level code using appropriate languages, e.g. C, C++, Ada, and / or be able to direct others to do so. - Ideally you will have a background in software engineering with good knowledge of modern development practices. Knowledge of standards and guidelines such as CERT, IADN6, SPARK and MISRA would be desirable. Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities. The role is offering a good salary and benefits package, with a good bonus, pension, optional private healthcare and excellent site facilities including sports and gym on site. You will need to secure an SC Clearance prior to starting this role, and be willing to undergo DV. The role is based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire which is commutable from Northampton, Cambridge, Ipswich, Oxford and London If you are a contractor or candidate within the Cyber community, either apply online or if would like to find out about other Cyber opportunities please contact Rosie Anderson (nee Turner) on or phone 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. Please visit our website