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Lab Manager/Crypto Custodian vacancy in Greenford (108jc)

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Location: Greenford
Region: London and South East, South West
Salary: £ Competitive
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Cyber/IT Security, General, Security
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
My client is transforming, and their mission is to innovate today for a safer tomorrow. They are investigators, problem solvers, brilliant thinkers, relentless explorers.

They provide innovative, mission-specific, bespoke technological solutions to their customers’ most complex problems. They provide systems for the maritime, C4ISTAR-EW (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, acquisition, and reconnaissance – electronic warfare), military and commercial aerospace, nuclear, and industrial sensors markets and with 4,000 employees, they span the globe and are listed on the London Stock Exchange

My client’s engineers work on the most difficult cybersecurity challenges in order to protect our national security and critical infrastructure; they strive to protect what matters. It’s they come to work. It’s what they are good at. The Company pride itself on providing state of the art development tools, an excellent working environment and career development opportunities.

Therefore, your role will be to manage the two Greenford and one Gloucester Communication Systems Business Unit engineering labs in a safe, organised and efficient manner and your key responsibilities will consist of:-
• Ensures the engineering labs, users and practices are compliant with the applicable regulatory requirements (Electrostatic Discharge, (ESD), Health & Safety, low-voltage sections of The Electricity At Work Regulations) in order to provide a safe working environment.
• Enforces the engineering lab rules so that equipment and products are treated in accordance with best practice.
• Implements the required Crypto handling rules and legislation (as per JSP490 and JSP491) and ensures that all users of the labs handle Crypto as instructed.
• Responsible for ensuring the maintenance of GFX equipment, and their return to customer post project completion.
• Assigns equipment to projects, keeps a record, and ensures that this is returned in working order at the end of the project.

Personal attributes:
• Previous experience of managing an electronic engineering lab preferred.
• Knowledge of ESD and Health & Safety best practices and regulatory requirements preferred.
• Experience of looking after a shared resource and ensuring resource users follow the required process and procedures.
• Experience of government crypto handling rules and legislation and associated processes and procedures.
• Willing to undergo, and are able to achieve and maintain, DV security clearance.

The ideal candidate would probably be someone from a technical trade from either the Signals or similar background and who have passed their Crypto Custodian course during their military service.

Every employee is critical to the Company’s success and as such they offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities for motivated and dedicated employees.
The Greenford office has an onsite restaurant and local transport links. In addition, you will receive:
• 25 days holiday + bank holidays
• 4x your annual salary in life assurance
• Flexible benefits package (retail vouchers, gym discounts, employee share scheme, ability to buy or sell annual leave and more!)
• Pension Scheme

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