Senior Systems Engineer

Ceema Technology Recruitment Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
£45k - £56k pa + benefits
06 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking talented Senior Systems Engineers with experience of Data Management Systems and Integration.
With this experience you can join our prestigious client.

Systems Engineer
Job Description
Our client requires a Senior Systems Engineer with experience of Data Management Systems and Integration to join its Enterprise Security Engineering Team based in Bristol. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience within a 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 systems engineering efforts across multiple active projects and bids and the candidate should be comfortable working on multiple 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 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

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Skills and experience in the following areas is mandatory:

Demonstrable scripting experience across a broad range of languages including Python, Bash and PowerShell, focussing on automation and integration
Experience working with APIs to achieve an integration objective between dissimilar systems
Experience of working with both relational and unstructured data using a variety of toolsets across heterogeneous environments and visualisation of such data
Proven experience of working with SIEM toolsets and managing event flows
Competent in the operation and administration of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
Skills and experience in the following areas is advantageous:
Experience of cyber security tools such as Nessus, SourceFire, Cisco, Palo Alto, RSA Netwitness, NetScout, EDR / EPP forensics, McAfee
Automated build tooling such as Puppet and Docker
Software development using high level languages (C#, Java etc)
Infrastructure build experience
Experience of automation tooling / scripting such as Puppet / Python / Perl
Experience of working with virtualisation technologies
Enterprise Networking & Services (TCP/IP Networks, devices & services (e.g. DHCP/DNS)
Experience with enterprise system monitoring and administration toolsets
Previous experience of working within secure / isolated / air gapped environments.
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 non-technical audience
Highly motivated, with the aptitude to learn new skills
Ability to be innovative

For an exciting and varied challenging role as a Systems Engineer please apply.

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