We are currently in the most transformative and progressive era of the Home Office where our digital and technological makeup is constantly developing. This is required as part of a huge expansion in the Home Offices cyber capabilities. On a day to day basis the decisions you make have an impact on how the end users in the Home Office are equipped to do their jobs. This means your work is indirectly impacting everyone in the UK.
Your new role
As the Head of Cyber Consultancy and Design, you will work broadly across multiple projects and teams within the wider architecture functions within DDaT (Digital Data and Technology). You will own and act as the authority on secure design and development for some of the most critical and valuable services, both directly and through collaborative working with your team. You will be leading a team of security architects and cyber risk advisors, taking ownership of technical security within the Home Office. The Head of Cyber Consultancy and Design will be working alongside the Head of Governance, Risk and Assurance to reignite the Home Offices security capabilities.
What youll need to succeed
We will see that the Head of Cyber and Consultancy Design holds:
A track record of leading and delivering complex technologies within time, cost and quality targetsPossess a deep understanding of security concepts and prevailing technologies with an ability to demonstrate this by applying knowledge at technical level in an innovative wayWorking experience with ISO 27001, NIST, BS EN 31111 CoBIT, SOX and/or other Information Security Management frameworks including NCSC standards and guidanceBe a CRTSA (Crest Registered Certified Technical Security Architect) or equivalent, desirably with one or more of the following qualifications CISA, CCSP CCP, CISSP, CISM, or CIAExperience with advising, guiding and influencing on cyber security architecture and cyber risk to senior business stakeholders, security advisors and accreditors
Candidates with experience of using architectural modelling methods and tools - Unified Modelling Language (UML) and SparxEA would be particularly desirable
What youll get in return
As an employer of choice, the Home Office offers an extensive benefits package including:
A competitive salary package consisting of: National 59,607 - 68,547 (Candidates with exceptional skills and experience may receive a Recruitment and Retention Allowance up to a maximum 10,250. This allowance is subject to annual review in line with Departmental priorities and could be reduced or withdrawn at any time)34 days leave (25 days annual leave, plus a privilege day, plus statutory bank holidays)Excellent pension scheme (27.9% employer pension contributions)An extensive training and development plan for this role and those within your teamThe Home Office is committed to flexible working to support a healthy work life balance
Interviews will take place on the 17th June 2019.
What you need to do now
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