STRAP Security Officer

  • GBP28000 - GBP37262 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DWP Digital
  • 20 Feb 19

Do you want to be part of something really big? Are you seeking a new challenge? Are you ready to join us in a massive digital challenge? Then look no further, we'd love to hear from you! We are looking for a STRAP Security Officer to work with us on in a once-in-a-generation digital transformation. Our people work on projects that are revolutionising products and services that are used by millions of people every day.

We know that better digital services in government will mean better public services. Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies - and putting the user at the centre of everything we do - we create innovative digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users.

We're looking for a STRAP Security Officer you will work within a small team within the DWP Cyber Resilience Centre (CRC). The team provides central governance and support to, other Security unit partners and third party suppliers to help them manage and account for STRAP and Cryptographic material to use in accordance with HMG Standards. The team also acts as Partner Security Officer within the Cyber Security Unit. In addition, the team supports the Head of CRC to develop and achieve operational.

You and your role

The role of STRAP Security Officer (STRAPSO) supports the STRAP Lead to oversee the management of STRAP requirements and delivery to the Cluster Security Unit organisation in line with Government classifications, standards and policy.

Requirements of the STRAP - Security officer role include:

To provide support to the Head of Operational Capability in order to develop and achieve operational capabilities to meet strategic goals and build CRC development.

Supports the investigation of security incidents and also supporting the management of cluster organisations to establish appropriate improvement plan and work with organisations to establish STRAP requirements to achieve their business objectives. Supporting the implementation of emergency action plans (Business Continuity) in accordance with HMG and / or organisational instructions and also supporting the control and management of STRAP and Rosa ICT systems, including rigorous and regular audits. Informing appropriate security vetting requirements in conjunction with the Department's personnel security staff. Ensuring adequate physical protection is maintained by rigorous and regular muster and audit.

What are we looking for?

Experience of managing multiple priorities and responding flexibly and effectively to competing demands, balancing priorities accordingly. Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders to support delivery of business objectives. Experience of making decisions and explaining clearly both verbally and in writing how a decision has been reached, they will also provide advice and feedback to support others to make accurate, appropriate and proportionate decisions. A knowledge of security concepts (Physical, Personal and IT Security), including security controls, security risk management and security incident management.

Where you'll work

We have easy-to-reach digital hubs in London

Salary and Benefits

Up to £37,262

We offer a flexible benefits package, including a cycle to work scheme and family friendly perks such as a generous annual leave allowance which can all be tailored to your lifestyle. You'll also be in line for a very competitive salary, employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more.

For exceptional candidates the maximum salary may be negotiable depending on your skills, experience and ability.

Building our future

We believe the work we do really matters, so we're serious about investing in your ability.

You'll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills and experience you'll acquire on the job, as well as the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across the tech community and via our coaching and mentoring programmes.

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