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Information Security Specialist

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Information Security Specialist

Location: Frimley, Broad Oak, Scotstoun, New Malden or Filton with some travel involved. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £54,667 (dependent upon qualifications and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing advice and guidance on Information Assurance, Risk Management and Mitigation activities
  • Creating, maintaining and managing accreditation artefacts (for example: RMADS, SyOPs, Risk Assessments, IA Risk Registers, Security Management Plans, Risk Balance Cases, Snapshot Technical Risk Assessments etc)
  • Providing advice and guidance on the application of Security Controls to products
  • Attending and supporting Security Working Groups
  • Liaising with stakeholders
  • Keeping up to date with relevant Security standards, processes and technologies as well as further developing your skills and capabilities to be able to provide more effective services
  • Providing help and direction to team members to support both effective working and development
  • Support the Product Security Special Interest Group by sharing best practice
  • Ensure compliance with the SHE Management System is maintained and help to improve the overall SHE performance
  • Provide suitable information / instruction / communication for the team members to undertake all activities in a safe and environmentally friendly manner
  • Demonstrate strong and active leadership for SHE, setting high standards across all areas and provide visible active commitment leading by example

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience of the Ministry of Defence accreditation processes and working within security frameworks
  • Practical knowledge of Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • CCP qualification or equivalent (e.g. CISMP, CISM, CISSP etc.)
  • Ability to lead technical security discussions / assessments and reviews
  • Organisational skills (planning, recording and discussion development) and discipline (adherence of standards)


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The CSC Project Team

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our team responsible for the streams of product Security including information assurance, risk management, mitigating the risk or exploitation prevention and Physical Security.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.