Mobile Security Engineer - Certification

Job type:
permanent
Start:
06/2014
Duration:
n.a
From:
Proteus Europe
Place:
Middlesex
Date:
06/21/2014
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
729544

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General Description
You will join a group developing the security solutions for our clients open OS mobile devices. You will be working within an established team which specialises in the development of Security solutions. You will be responsible for providing expertise in the area of mobile security solution development to address immediate requirements of local customers. As you will be working in a team, it is essential to have good inter-personal and communications skills. Role needs good understanding of Mobile Security Certification experience including latest technologies and processes. You will assist remaining team in understanding underlying process and options.

The main tasks you are expected to perform include:
1. Complete process involved in getting our client's Tablet and Smartphone devices certified with CESG certification
2. Laise with CESG certification teams to understand day to day requirements and progress though certification process
3. Create all necessary documents which describes the overall process and share with local and HQ teams
4. Create necessary documents to describe day to day issues in effective manner to get right support from local and HQ teams
5. Understand detailed security characteristics as set by CESG and prepare device to meet those characteristics with help of local and HQ team. This can also include write code to create test module to verify requirements.
6. Create overall plan to get certification, own and execute the plan
7. Work the technical team members to educate them with requirements and to get the solution in place.
8. Travel to HQ as per need.
9. Timely provision of written progress reports to your team leader. All work is to be of a professional standard, paying due regard to safety, efficiency, cost effectiveness, time scales and the needs of the company.

Necessary Skills / Attributes

Mandatory
1. A degree in Computing and Communications or any related discipline (an equivalent period of industrial experience may be substituted).
2. Experience in Security Accreditation activity including CESG, CPA, CAPS, CC, FIPS etc,
3. Proficiency in C & C++ programming language (at least 5 years experience). This experience is necessary to write test code to verify security requirements
4. Have established good contacts with local certification bodies such as CESG.
5. Able to create accreditation strategy, good understanding of security architecture, security evaluation, Threat and Risk Assessment experience
6. Knowledge of various device security attack vectors including Apps, Browser, connectivity, device management, networking, local storage etc.,
7. Necessary documentation skills required to create process documents and day-to-day documents including PowerPoint's
8. A high degree of self motivation, and a proactive approach to problem resolution.
9. A good level of inter-personal and communication skills.
10. Good analytical and logical thinking capability.

Desirable
11. Mobile device security certification experience is highly desirable
12. In particular Linux or Unix security experience a bonus
13. Having knowledge of SW design and development methodologies will be a plus point.
14. Working experience within an organisation that develops real time embedded handset software
15. The desire and the ability to work within a team structure and to take responsibility for your own work.