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Head of Information Assurance and Security Compliance

Requisition ID 141546BR Date updated 06/13/2019
Job Title: Head of Information Assurance and Security Compliance

Location(S): Harlow
The Head of Information Assurance, Risk and Compliance is a senior position within the Raytheon Systems Limited (RSL) IT function. Reporting to the Head of IT Delivery Assurance and Risk Management, the role is responsible for ensuring that our information systems remain legal, regulatory compliant and resilient by driving through technical, procedural and policy enhancements that improve our overall security posture.

You will be responsible for ensuring RSL (IT) operational Information Security (InfoSec) risk management activities are managed and reported in accordance with corporate policy and industry best practice.

You will ensure our reporting to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and Defence Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is maintained. You will also support the enhancement of our Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) plans as well as providing key advice to our Senior Information Risk Owner and Data Protection Manger in ensuring that the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information is maintained and that personal data, under the control of RSL (IT), is identified and protected in-line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Summary of Role:
  • Line management responsibility for IA, Compliance and Risk specialists with the IT function.
  • Capable of engaging, influencing and collaborating with internal/external stakeholders (including ‘C suite’ level members).
  • Implement and embed the current accreditation, compliance, security and risk management frameworks allowing RSL (IT) to operate with confidence.
  • Provide information security compliance support and guidance to RSL (IT) project teams and where applicable, other business areas.
  • Ensure our MOD accreditation and CE+ certification is maintained on an enduring basis.
  • Ensure our System Security Plan’s (SSP) contain a sufficient level of detail and rigour to withstand detailed scrutiny from corporate and external audit.
  • Provide support to the Head of DARM for any internal and external audits.
  • Support HR, virtual Security Operations Centre (vSOC) and Legal in all aspects of data security breaches and investigations within RSL (IT) and wider business.
  • Maintain the RSL(IT) Cyber Security Framework and use it to develop plans to improve and measure operational effectiveness and capability maturity.
  • Mentor peers and colleagues throughout RSL (IT) acting as a catalyst for best practice and positive change.

Ideal Candidate:
  • BSc. Information Security or 7+ years similar experience in a security related discipline.
  • Professional certification in Information Security (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, CRISC ISO 27001 Lead Auditor etc).
  • Demonstrable experience of ensuring NIST controls are appropriately considered in solution design, engineering and delivery.
  • Knowledge of DCPP, DFARS and SOX compliance requirements.
  • Experience of data protection regulation and legislation (i.e. Data Protection Act, GDPR).
  • Practical knowledge of HMG Security Policy Framework and NCSC guidance.
  • Demonstrable evidence of driving risk management activities across an organisation.
  • Strong communication (i.e. oral, presentational and written) skills, capable of translating complex security and risk related issues to a non-technical audience.
  • SC clearance, or the willingness and ability to become SC cleared.

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. http://www.raytheon.com/Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass


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Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites with free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) available at others


141546
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I TM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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