IT Security & Network Manager

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Job Description

Job Description

What your new role will entail;

Due to the continued growth and expansion of our UK Security and Governance team , we are looking to recruit an experienced IT Security & Network Manager who will oversee the management of AECOM’s current and future classified networks.

The successful candidate be an essential part of the Security Governance Team and will assist in the development of our classified network capabilities in the UK.

In this high-profile role, the successful candidate will be the first point of direct contact for staff, clients, partners, and suppliers regarding AECOMs Secure Networks.

The position is located within the Security Services function and will support the business strategy on providing secure environments suitable for client projects.

This is a senior level IT Security Governance audit role; further responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the Security and Management of HMG classified networks within the UK and Ireland.
  • Representing IT Security Governance at the Working level and Strategic Risk Committee level meetings.
  • Planning with third party suppliers for annual IT Health checks and Cyber Essentials Plus checks for corporate, classified, and nuclear networks.
  • Audit third party IT Network service providers, ensuring appropriate security audit checks are carried out.
  • Be a permanent member of the risk governance committees and take part in Secure Network and Strategic Working Group meetings.
  • Oversee new software applications for classified networks, through the relevant change advisory board.
  • Supply timely IT Security reports to senior risk governance and business stakeholders.
  • Work with the Company Security Controller and Security Vetting Team to ensure that all classified network users hold the appropriate level of clearance for network access.
  • Accountable for third party vendor relationships, ensuring that contractual SLAs are in place and that our networks are audited in line with NCSCs “10 steps to Cyber Security”.
  • Issue monthly report to the business in relation to current and future classified networks, with recommendations for possible improvements and mitigations.
  • Ensure that MOD Cert mandated alerts are reviewed and mitigated by the supply chain leaving a recognised audit trail.
  • Identify and manage technical issues for our AECOM teams; provide expert-level review and recommendation in respect of issue resolution alongside vendor support teams.

Being part of the team;

This position is in its early stages and is expected to expand alongside the company and the introduction of new networks. You will collaborate closely with our Government & Commercial Security Advisor and will be expected to work independently as the role evolves and further development opportunities arise. This role presents a great opportunity to enhance the function and assume more responsibilities as our secure network offerings increase.

We offer a flexible hybrid working model. As a member of our team, you will enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a range of flexible choices covering health, finance, lifestyle, well-being and more.

Here’s what we will need from you;

  • Work experience in a similar role over seeing IT Secure environments for classified data at the OFFICIAL SENSITIVE level and above.
  • Experience or postgraduate degree in data networks/cyber security or in an associated field with networks and security.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including proven experience in influencing technical and non-technical teams on complex issues.
  • Demonstrable ability to learn new technologies quickly and use that knowledge into the development and delivery of projects and bids.
  • Willingness to obtain relevant government Security Check (SC) clearance.
  • Eligible to achieve Developed Vetting Clearance for future security systems.
  • Must be a sole UK national (historical or previous nationalities may be an issue and must be revealed).
  • Must be eligible and willing to obtain Security Clearance (SC)

You can learn more about us here: 2023 AECOM Candidate Brochure (


Additional Information



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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