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Cyber Security Watchkeeper

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 9th February
Location: Mons
Salary/Rate: £54 - £67
Type: Contract
Start Date: 01/04/2021

The duties of the individual mainly focus on:

* Information Assurance incident management;

* 24/7 helpdesk service management;

* Management of Secure Management Centre's (SMC) including:

key management, access control management, security

monitoring, IP crypto configuration management, error location and

recovery, data base back up, alarm handling;

* Management of NATO Wide PKI user profiles, CA certificates,

End-User certificates, other root CA domains certificates, CRLs

and ARLs

* Provide technical support and assistance to ACO wide and NATO

Agencies and National MODs

* Cyber Security 24/7 watch-keeping duties such as: receiving

advisories from national and non-government CERTs,

disseminating general incident related information to CIS operating

authorities, providing technical support and assistance to NATO

CIS operating authorities in respect to malicious code prevention,

providing liaison with other CERTs, providing limited technical

support and assistance to NATO CIS operating authorities in

respect to intrusion detection, performing initial incident response,

recovery, and reporting activities in support of operational NATO

CIS, reporting incidents and vulnerabilities to the Cyber Security

sections, coordinating the collection and processing of all cyber

related information for NU, NR, MS and NS systems, providing

centralized on line Vulnerability Assessment of remote networks

and interfaces;

* Support incident response, as requested, i.e., forensic

investigation in parallel of recovery and reporting activities;

* Cyber Security Information Sharing Services - This Service

provides the dissemination and/or production of different type of

documents/updates such as: Cyber Security Daily news, Trend

Micro Patterns, replication of Trend Micro Active Repository,

McAfee updates, Juniper Signatures, ExtraDat, Cyber Defence

SitRep Bulletins, NATO Identified Malware Block List (NIMBL);

* Internet e-mail and Internet-Facing Web Sites monitoring Service

- Internet Facing Email Content Monitoring: Checking of all

Inbound/Outbound Internet e-mail to ensure compliance with

NATO and applicable local Security Polices; such checks include

Duties & Role:

malicious code, executable content, encrypted content, SPAM, and

Classified Data content;

*Internet Web Site monitoring - The ability to centrally monitor

customer's Internet-facing Web Sites for availability and

unauthorised changes and to take appropriate reporting/remedial


The incumbent must have at least a vocational training at a higher

level in Computer Science or related discipline.

The required skillset for the contracted individual is extensive

knowledge and experience (more than 5 years) in the following


*A good knowledge of Computer Security principles and

procedures. Proficiency with Cryptography Technology.

Knowledge of Internet Protocol based networks and components

(routers and switches);

*Sound Telecommunications background with a minimum of three

years' experience in the management or installation of data

communications equipment;

*A good knowledge of public key infrastructure technology with a

minimum of three years' experience in the management of PKI


*Working knowledge of Crypto systems and techniques;

*Working knowledge of Router configuration;

*Familiar or proficient with NATO/National Crypto security policies

and procedures;

*Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of computer and

communications security, networking, and the vulnerabilities of

modern operating systems and applications;

*Extensive experience in the analysis of risk and in the

implementation and integration of Information Security protective


*A high level of knowledge of network, system and application

level troubleshooting techniques;

*Ability to use office automation tools to an advanced standard

(MS Office Professional);

*A good familiarity and understanding of military communication

systems and networks;

*A good knowledge of Microsoft Windows Administration


*Good interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently

and as part of a team.

Desirable Experience and Education:

A Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related discipline at a

nationally recognised/certified University would be desirable.

*Experience with Information Systems Engineering and

Maintenance - Information Security Implementation Computer


*Specific experience: Must be familiar with the detailed and

complex NATO standards for the operation of CRYPTO and the

associated equipment that process and secure NATO classified


*Experience in development and implementation of computer

security policies;

*Experience in evaluation and accreditation of telecommunications

Skill, Knowledge & Experience:

and information systems;

* Experience in security requirements analysis.

* Hold one or more of the following IT security



o ITIL foundation in IT Service Management

* Prior experience of working in an international mission

environment comprising both military and civilian elements;

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

Contact Name: Diandra Chiper
Reference: TJ/662/C000355_1612891058
Job ID: 2896396

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