Senior Systems Engineer - ESS

Recruiter
Leonardo
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Systems Engineer - ESS Infra

2405

Job Description



Leonardo MW is looking to recruit a Senior Systems Engineers based out of its site in Bristol. The successful candidate will be working in the Enterprise Security team, whose primary objective is to design and build secure information systems that are delivered into customers within defence, government or public sector organisations.

Leonardo MW requires a Senior Systems Engineer with experience of Secure Infrastructure implementation to join its Enterprise Security Engineering Team based in Bristol. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience within a previous systems engineering role, preferably working in a secure environment.

The successful candidate will be a member of a specialised engineering team that is responsible for the ongoing systems engineering efforts across multiple active projects and bids and the candidate should be comfortable working on multiple systems engineering lifecycle phases including architectural design, detailed system/subsystem design, implementation and customer facing testing.

The successful candidate must have a strong all round technical ability with an excellent working knowledge of network and systems infrastructure technologies. Current ongoing projects will require an awareness of cyber security capabilities, and an understanding of enabling security lockdown controls to pass system accreditation.

Key Responsibility Areas



  • Able to understand, interpret and engineer complex and often conflicting customer requirements
  • To be able to expand a high-level design into a low-level design using technical experience, judgement and best practice
  • Able to confidently select the best approach, tools and products for a given task and justify these choices
  • Development of systems engineering artefacts, including documentation to support the delivery and maintenance of system solutions
  • Willing and able to mentor others in area of specialism
  • Provide specialist technical support to the business unit, supporting the project or wider programme (potential involvement in bid development/evaluation)
  • Work with external third parties such as vendors / resellers, to develop robust & costed solutions
  • Taking ownership and responsibility of varying size projects, or subsets of projects
  • Often assisting and / or delegating to other team members to aid in project delivery, whilst retaining overall responsibility


Ski lls, Qualifications & Knowledge



Skills and experience in the following areas is mandatory:

  • Enterprise Networking & Services (TCP/IP Networks, devices & services (e.g. DHCP/DNS)
  • Good understanding and interest in network protocols alongside the ability to troubleshoot network / system problems at a low level (packet level)
  • Infrastructure build experience
  • Competent in the operation and administration of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Skills and experience in the following areas is advantageous:
  • Experience of Enterprise level system monitoring tools, such as Solarwinds
  • Experience of enterprise level backup solutions, such as NetBackup
  • Experience of troubleshooting complex OU structures and GPOs, such as methods of resolving contradictory policies
  • Experience of automation tooling / scripting such as Puppet / Python / Perl / PowerShell
  • Experience of working with virtualisation technologies
  • Previous experience of working within secure / isolated / air gapped environments.


Persona l Attributes

Candidates will possess the following personal characteristics

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under broad direction, with minimal supervision, in challenging technical environments
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to manage workload in pressurised environments, across multiple tasks, whilst balancing time and quality.
  • Strives for excellence in engineering activities, both personally and professionally.
  • Personable and flexible, willing to work in a highly focused and demanding environment
  • Ability to communicate technical solutions to both technical and nontechnical audience
  • Highly motivated, with the aptitude to learn new skills
  • Ability to be innovative


Int rinsic Factors



Key intrinsic job factors applicable to the role are as follows:

  • Demanding Work Environments
  • Security clearances to SC minimum
  • The ability to travel within the UK and abroad (up to 50% of the time)


Whilst you will have our Bristol office as a base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as client projects can at times require you to work away from home during the week (Mon-Fri). If you are proactive, enthusiastic and comfortable with working in a complex, fast moving environment, then please apply for this role.


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