Information Assurance Engineer

  • Lockheed Martin
  • Ampthill, Bedford, UK
  • 10 Nov, 2020
Full time Aerospace and Aviation Engineering

Job Description

The Information Assurance Engineer will provide specialist information security support across programmes and pursuits within the Business, delivering effective information security solutions for complex systems and their associated sub-systems in both the vehicle and Air Defence domains, providing documentation and evidence to support security approval and accreditation activities within the programme context. As a wider role to support company fucntional information assurance knowledge and capability and maintaining knowledge of technology development and implications for information security.


The candidate will be required to:

  • Engage with stakeholders, including the DAIS Accreditor and Security Assurance Coordinator, to ensure that the security solution is accreditable whilst imposing minimal burdens on the development programme and end users;
  • Identifying security risks within complex systems, products and solutions and ensuring that those risks are addressed by the implementation and delivery of effective and balanced security controls and mitigations to address the risks; Contribution to, and conduct trade studies related to system information security.
  • Ensure that the security requirements are incorporated into the systems as part of an overall systems engineering approach, including:
  • Specification of security requirements;
  • Development of security architectures;
  • Review of design & implementation;
  • Specification of verification requirements;
  • Acceptance of verification evidence;
  • Provision of evidence for system level requirements.
  • Engaging with stakeholders, engineering teams and sub-contractors to provide direction, guidance and support on acceptable and balanced information security solutions.
  • Develop the accreditation document set to MoD standards; Liaison with customers, accreditors and technical authorities;
  • Perform, and contribute to, trade studies that impact information assurance;
  • Develop programme plans and cost estimates in support of both current programmes and bids & proposals;