Head CIS security (NATO-NCIA)

Northwood, United Kingdom (UK), Sapienza Consulting [C002319]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a Head CIS security to join NATO – NCIA, at Northwood, England, United Kingdom.


Under the direction of Section Head Cyber Security, the incumbent will perform duties such as the following:

  • Investigates and resolves issues in a systematic approach
  • Maintains sound knowledge in the area of work
  • Assists his/ her superiors and recommends solutions
  • Assists in managing of the crypto material and public key infrastructure in accordance with NATO, ACO and Agency directives
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of local accreditation documentation
  • Communicates with other CSU internal units, Service Lines and other Security Authorities
  • Provides cyber security advice and Level 1 support as required
  • Implements security settings at the local level
  • Executes the security incident management process
  • Conducts vulnerability assessments within policy guidelines and as directed
  • Responsible for the monitoring and support of assigned systems and portions of the networks including the support to local cyber security training and awareness programs
  • Provides CIS Security technical support and assistance to NATO CIS Operating Authorities
  • Provides, as requested, digital forensic support to security investigations in line with the local SLA and as directed
  • Assists to TIER 3 as required in respect to event analysis and interpretation and in direction by Cyber Security SL
  • Conducts security inspection and configuration activities of electronic devices introduced to the assigned AOR
  • Maintains security incident register and acts as the alternate COMSEC custodian
  • Implements security awareness training for site uses
  • Performs other duties as may be required


  • The candidate must have a currently active NATO COSMIC TOP SECRET security clearance
  • Vocational training at a higher level in a relevant discipline, or equivalent combination of appropriate qualifications and experience
  • At least 8 years of equivalent combination of qualifications and experience in Cyber Security
  • Experienced in configuring Microsoft Windows 2008+ and Microsoft Windows 7+ Active Directory domain environments
  • Experience in configuring Enterprise Cyberspace Security solutions such as McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (including data loss prevention)
  • Experience in Cyberspace security hygiene and compliancy management.
  • Experienced in working with enterprise configuration management applications such as Microsoft System Centre Configuration Management (SCCM) 2012+.
  • Experience in conducting vulnerability assessments
  • Knowledge and experience of incident management relating to Cyber Security events
  • Experience in supporting of digital forensics
  • Experience in providing briefings to a wide ranging military and civilian audience
  • Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements
  • Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization, including ACO and ACT
  • Information security SCTY
  • Information assurance INAS

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