Security Architect (SC Cleared)

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    Bristol, England

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    Andrew Pennycook

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Security Architect (SC Cleared)
12 Months
**Candidate will hold or be willing to undergo SC Clearance**

The Contractor shall produce a Security Report in support of the development of the Project's security strategy and security architecture and investigation of potential crypto and key management solutions. In compiling the report the Contractor shall consider:

  • Relevant information strategy, security policy, security requirements and technical strategy documentation e.g. Security Pan-System Function Architecture;
  • Waveform Strategy implications
  • The requirements for any security gateways identified and the feasibility of implementation;
  • Options for cryptographic solutions, key generation and distribution to address both Voice and Data (including at rest)

Development of associated security architecture patterns.
Support the development of a broad view of crypto needs, working from the services taxonomy, the security architecture and the information services requirements. It will require liaison with stakeholders to determine options for meeting the needs that have been defined. It needs to address all services including Voice and Data.
The Contractor shall participate in a Crypt-Key Working Group.
Development of preferred options through a survey of industry/market offerings and/or capabilities and the implications for the programme; as well as identification of the preferred way forward.