Deputy Security Adviser
Ofgem is committed to making a positive difference for energy consumers through effective regulation of the market and close working with suppliers to ensure sustainable energy for consumers and businesses in the UK.
Background and role
Working closely with the security colleagues and UK Intelligence Community, you will understand the key threats to the department and wider government and use this information to assess the risks to departmental business. You will support senior security colleagues to determine how to manage security risks affecting all business areas. Building a network of security contacts across the organisation and working closely with and advising staff in your department’s technology, HR and estates teams to ensure their security needs are met.
You will act as liaison and intelligent customer, supporting senior security colleagues in owning and requesting the delivery of critical security services from a central hub (Cluster Security Unit) and actively engaging to ensure service standards are maintained. You will build a network of Security Business Partners across the department to ensure that local security advice is available as needed so that projects and services consider security from the outset. With your expertise we can be sure that the security needs of the department will be met.
You will play an important role in delivering education and awareness among colleagues to make sure that security is embedded holistically across the organisation as an important part of everyone’s day-to-day role.
We are aiming to recruit people from diverse backgrounds to make sure we have a wide range of skills to strengthen our security capability across government. We value the fact that our different backgrounds, cultures, genders, experiences and ways of working create a more effective team. Each one of us has a part to play in helping government to keep the UK secure. The most important aspect of the requirement is that candidates have a good understanding of, or keen interest in, security of government assets and people.
If you have a passion for security and are driven by the challenge of leading through influence, at both the strategic and operational levels of security, this role is for you. This challenge is likely to be simulating and unique in many ways. If you are keen to expand your skills and experience in the sector, we can offer the training you need to support your development.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Supporting senior security staff in acting as an intelligent customer, requesting services from the Cluster Security Unit and supporting the Chief Security Officer through governance structures to ensure the security requirements of your department are being met;
Providing support in monitoring the services delivered by the Cluster Security Unit to ensure they meet the agreed service level defined in the Service Level Agreements. Review of Service Level Agreements to ensure the services provided meet the needs of the department;
Providing advice to colleagues on departmental security issues, including the management of security risks;
Delivering education and awareness training on security matters to staff across the organisation;
Being a role model for the security community and modelling Civil Service values to foster and develop the profession across government;
Acting as a security professional, championing and sharing best practice through the community and embedding government security culture within the department, across technology, operations and suppliers.
You must demonstrate that you have recent and relevant skills and experience in:
Understanding of security and risk, as well as a willingness to develop knowledge in these areas as appropriate whilst recognising future risks and strategically planning to mitigate them;
Experience of engaging, advising and influencing at all levels of an organisation whilst projecting credibility and self-assurance;
Ability to form excellent relationships within your department and with the wider security community;
It would also be beneficial if you demonstrate any of the following skills or experience:
Experience of managing contracts and acting as an intelligent customer;
Background in cyber security, physical security, personnel security, technology, risk management or data professions.
The successful candidate will need to hold Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance or be willing to undergo the process. Competencies
We’ll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:
Collaborating and partnering
Establish relationships with a range of stakeholders to support delivery of business outcomes;
Readily share resources to support higher priority work, showing pragmatism and support for the shared goals of the organisation;
Act as a team player, investing time to generate a common focus and genuine team spirit.
Achieving Commercial Outcomes
Work with colleagues to engage effectively and intelligently with delivery partners in order to define and/or improve service delivery;
Seeing the Big Picture
Be alert to emerging issues and trends which might impact or benefit your own and the team’s work
Leading and communicating
Communicate in a straightforward, honest and engaging manner with all stakeholders and stand ground when needed;
Continually communicate with staff, helping to clarify goals and activities and the links between these and Departmental strategy.
Delivering at pace
Regularly monitor work against milestones or targets and act promptly to keep work on track and maintain performance
To apply, please go to: https://ofgemli.webitrent.com/ofgemli_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC106GF.display_srch_all?WVID=57179634Hs
Closing date: 20th August 2018.
Ofgem is an equal opportunities employer. Protecting consumers and powering the future of the energy debate.
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We are looking for someone with a passion for developing software people enjoy using, and who is happy developing throughout the whole stack. An ability to 'muck-in' in design sessions and be actively engaged in the entire process is as important as excellent 'clean code' skills.
You will be developing new features and enhancing existing ones in a new SAAS product built in ASP.net MVC, occasionally helping first line support and speaking directly to customers.
Skills & Requirements
We are looking for someone with at least 2 years of industry experience, preferably in a small company or startup. If you have any examples of hobbyist work or open source projects you have contributed to that would be great too.
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London, United Kingdom
We are looking for a backend developer with a solid grounding in Object Oriented Design and
programming, with 5+ years’ experience working with Microsoft technologies within the .NET
The candidate should have substantial experience developing and maintaining scalable, robust,
high performance enterprise solutions, using SOA and Test-Driven Methodologies in an Agile
environment, ideally across a range of different clients and systems.
Candidates must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills to manage and complete
multiple tasks quickly within the constraints of agreed timelines and budgets.
Role & Responsibility
Collect requirements/specifications from internal and external stake-holders
Clarifying what actions the program is intended to perform
Breaking down program specification into its simplest elements and translating this logic into code
Working as part of a team, which may be established purely for a particular project, to write a specific section of the program
Combining all elements of the program design and testing it
Prepare test cases and for unit testing and integration testing
Ensuring the quality of applications through unit testing
Testing sample data-sets to check that output from the program works as intended
Follow coding standards and properly documenting code
Perform and participate in code reviews to identify basic technical and logical errors
Deploying the program into production
Accurately estimate times for tasks
Reacting to problems and correcting the program as necessary
Evaluating and increasing the program's effectiveness
Adapting the program to new requirements, as necessary
Conducting user acceptance testing to ensure the program can be used easily, quickly and
Schedule meetings with management and/or customers to demonstrate progress and discuss project status and issues
Scaling an application and/or its hosting environment to support increases in traffic.
Setting up or using a version control system, and manage control with file based assets and data
Writing detailed documentation for the operation of the program by users and computer operators accurately estimate times for tasks
Qualification & Skills Requirements
Core Skills (Mandatory)
5+ years of C#
5+ years of SQL Server
2+ years of Cloud services, ideally Windows Azure
Web API, Restful services
Experience with nHibernate or Entity Framework
Design patterns, SOLID principles, N-tier architectures
Solid process understanding - AGILE, SCRUM, TDD
Essential Personal Skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal - able to communicate effectively with
peers, managers, and clients
Ability to deliver development to an agreed plan
Positive attitude and desire to learn
Who we are:
Black Sun is a leading digital communications agency working on behalf of a range of global clients. Combining a unique blend of strategic insight and in-depth stakeholder communications expertise we have built a market leading reputation for our consultancy expertise, producing award winning digital communications, websites, extranets, video's, social media campaigns, sustainability communications, corporate reports, investor and employee communications.
We are looking for a talented Front End Developer to join our growing Application Development team. You must be a keen team worker and collaborator but with great aptitude for autonomous work and pride yourself in creating high quality code and polished websites that accurately match the original designs. You love what you do, and you are excited to improve your skills as well as learning new ones. You have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and have a positive and fun attitude.
Your key responsibilities will include:
Develop fully validated cross-browser XHTML websites using the latest CSS specification
Drive process and technology improvements within the web development methodology
Produce quality technical documentation
Develop and apply appropriate testing procedures to ensure that software performs correctly. In particular to ensure that software meets any cross platform/browser requirements laid down in the Technical Specification
Identify, evaluate and implement new technologies that could be beneficial to the business and to continuously monitor development standards, release processes and support procedures.
The successful candidate will need to have the following experience:
Expert knowledge of HTML5, XHTML AND CSS3
W3C WCAG 1.0
Knowledge of Website Testing
What are some of the benefits of joining us?
We invest heavily in our team to ensure every member has all the tools they need to develop their careers and have fun at the same time. We offer very competitive benefits including 22 days holiday (plus one additional bonus day awarded for each year worked with us -up to a maximum of 5 extra days), travel cards, pension plan, personal development plans, a unique office environment (ever wanted to work in a real Palace?), internal and external training programmes, socials (lots of socials!), childcare vouchers, breakfasts…remote working options, and a bonus scheme.
And most importantly we offer a fantastic place to work. Our people are brilliant; they know their stuff and they love to share their experience and knowledge to help others develop