Position: Smart Security Officer (Buisness Energy)
Salary: GBP40201 - GBP53096 per annum
Ref: 523113_1579261469
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 17/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Reading

Salary: £40,201 - £53,096 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSEs growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What is the Role

As a Smart Security Officer, you'll be responsible for performing day-to-day operations which help assure the security and compliance of SSE Business Energys smart meter environments data, assets and environment. You'll take a lead on Smart Metering security and compliance to Smart Energy Code requirements and will advise the business on security matters alongside independently performing security related tasks.

Acting as an SME, you'll be engaging with internal and external suppliers to advise on, and assure the security of, Smart-related services provided to SSE Business Energy. also establish ongoing security assurance dialogue with operational staff throughout the organisation to communicate the importance of security and assist them in achieving compliance with security requirements.

Your responsibilities will include compliance monitoring, assurance of security controls, risk management, supplier management, security policy development and maintenance, incident management, vulnerability Management and supporting the execution of internal and external audits. You will be working closely with SSE Groups Cyber Risk and Information Security (CRIS) function, led by the group CISO, through an upcoming period of immense change, which allows the successful candidate an opportunity to really stretch and grow in the role.

What do I need

We expect youll have a working background in compliance, risk, assurance, external and internal audit and, ideally, this will have been gained in a regulated UK energy market environment.

Experience in the following areas is essential:

- CISSP/CCP or significant Information Security related experience
- Cyber/Information Security Management and Governance
- ISO27001 and related ISO2700x standards
- Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) development and implementation
- Information Security risk management and assessment processes
- Data Protection Regulations (EU GDPR)
- Internal and External audit management and processes
- Regulated environments
- Compliance management
- Supplier Management
- Security control design and implementation, across both process and technical controls

The following skills and experience would also be useful:

- UK Smart Metering infrastructure and market
- UK Smart Energy Code (specifically Section G) and the Security Controls Framework
- Data Communications Company SMKI/DCCKI Registration Authority Policies and Procedures (RAPP)
- Critical National Infrastructure
- ISO27005:2011 - Risk Management
- ISO27035:2016 - Incident Management

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself Jane Freeman, or sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.