Cyber Security Analyst

BAE Systems UK

Location: Hampshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst

Location: Farnborough/Preston – must be able to get to one of the sites. Hybrid working, 2/3 days split – pending business needs

Salary: Up to £32,000 - Depending on experience and skills

What you’ll be doing:

  • Deliver the Cyber Operational Assurance services to assure the compliance and effectiveness of applicable IT security controls to meet NIST (DFARS), DEFSTAN, Accreditation requirements and / or Group IT Security Standards (GITSS)
  • Deliver an intelligence led and risk-based compliance programme across Sectors, UK Business Groups and Service Providers to underpin Accreditation requirements
  • Delivering the Operational Assurance service to ensure that all applicable security controls are meeting the operational security requirements as defined in their contractual obligations (NIST (DFARS), DEFCON and Accreditation)
  • Ensure Operational Assurance activities are aligned with the OCIO Cyber Security Assurance Framework and Group IT Security Standards to ensure compliance

Your skills and experiences:


  • Ideally some similar experience and educated to degree level (or equivalent) preferably in a related technical discipline
  • Ideally been in an analytical environment
  • Auditing experience would be ideal


  • ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation
  • CISM-P IT Security qualification
  • NSCP Foundation Certificate desirable


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 incentive.

The Cyber Assurance team:

The Cyber Assurance Team with Shared Services are part of Enterprise IT (EIT) with responsibility for assuring all enterprise managed systems and services, spanning UK/RoW. The team ensure systems / services are built and configured in-line with applicable Cyber Security Standards.

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.


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