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Cyber Security Design Lead

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Tim Millbank
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038695
NRL are currently recruiting for a Cyber Security Design Lead to work in the Nuclear industry in Plymouth on a contract basis, initially starting off in a part time capacity, and then growing to a full time role.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Set the standard, provide oversight and support the project teams in the design of their cyber security infrastructure.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expert advice in relation to cyber security of control and instrumentation systems.
  • Act as focal point in all cyber security related design aspects, ensuring traceability between wider site and facility cyber specific security requirements/design.
  • Advise on and contribute to design and technical governance management process in relation to cyber security methodologies/requirements eg. standards.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Plan for effective project implementation ensuring compliance with all relevant company/project arrangements, including for example BIM.
  • Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with the Business Management System and Design & Safety Manual.
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks (Health, Safety & Environmental) associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.
Qualifications and Experience Requirements  

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate cyber security discipline, computer science, or a related field.
  • Holds National Cyber Security Centre Certified Cyber Professionals (CCP) 
  • NUC0793 Nuclear Plant Foundation Course Module 1.
  • NUC0794 Nuclear Fundamentals (Foundation) Course Module 2.
  • NUC0911 Introduction to Safety Engineering (ITSE).
  • Design of cyber security system design and security project integration
  • Design of integrated security arrangements;
  • Experience of substantiation of cyber security in C&I systems, security designs and development of supporting assessments/analyses including Nuclear Site Security Plans and Security Cases.
  • Has demonstrable experience of cyber security in C&I systems

  • The post holder must be able to demonstrate sound understanding of cyber security design and such practices as relevant to post and project requirements.
  • In depth knowledge of cyber security in C&I systems, specification, requirements, commissioning and acting as the intelligent customer.
  • Sound understanding of relevant codes, practices and standards, including NCSC, CPNI and SANS.
  • Strong knowledge of cyber security assessments/analyses typical of cyber security development.
  • Provide expert advice on security threats and appropriate mitigation methods.
  • Relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle.
  • Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design.
  • Experience of working in BIM environments.
  • Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience.
  • Working knowledge of relevant engineering office computer applications.
  • Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities.