• Cyber Security Engineer Belfast
  • Thales in Belfast, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and... well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Cyber Security Engineer

As a Cyber Security Engineer you will be working on complex systems provided by Thales. Providing specialist security architecture, technical understanding and guidance, to enable Thales to devise, develop and maintain reliable, secure, accreditable and economically sustainable security solutions to meet the project needs.

Your advice on the development of security compliant system architectures and contribution to the design of the preliminary and detailed designs of the solution is key. This includes the study of alternatives and a risk assessment.

You will be joining a growing team of specialist Engineers and Architects to provide the right security solution to meet customer requirements.

Key responsibilities:
• Identify and analyse threats, vulnerabilities and unwanted security consequences, and maintain their traceability to security requirements.
• Ensure that identified security requirements are recorded and are included and tracked throughout the project/product development.
• Maintain the log and traceability of security requirements to security controls and associated assurance evidence.
• Collate and configure the evidence necessary to complete the Security Case.
• Produce justification for security control choices
• Create reports and artefacts to support the security case, including deliverable items.
• Review observations and reports from users or maintainers and define corrective actions to maintain the solution security case where necessary.
• Ensure technical coordination across a multi-discipline team

We are looking for:
• Ideally you would have worked in a Cyber Security Engineer role within Defence (Air/Land/Naval), Nuclear, Government, Aerospace, CNI or Transport
• Experience of defining system security controls on your own or with other specialists
You are proficient with Infrastructure Security Design, including (but not limited to) subject areas such as Network Security, Cryptography, Identity & Access Management, End-point protection, cloud technologies and protective monitoring.
• Confident advising and giving support to the rest of the team
Proficient in the use of Risk Assessment tools and methodologies across a wide range of industry sectors,
• You have an in-depth knowledge of industry-standard frameworks and practices, such as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIS-2, JSPs, MITRE)
• Experience in the implementation of Secure by Design principles

Graduated in Engineering or Computer Science or hold relevant industry certifications (CISSP, Cisco, CCP, etc
Risk Management and Accreditation

Systems Design Lifecycles

Embedded Systems Design experience

Your career at Thales

Future opportunities will allow you to discover other domains or sites. You will be able to evolve and grow your competences in different areas:

Build your talents in another domain of Thales Group, discovering new products, new customers, new country or go to a more complex Solution
Choose between a technical expertise or a leadership path
Build an international career within a leading Engineering Group


In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.

Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process. To request an adjustment, if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.

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