Systems Engineer (Initial secondment in London)

4 days left

Location
City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 Jan 2017
Closes
23 Feb 2017
Ref
HQ00012737
Contact
Nicolas Haaker
Clearance Level
DV
Job Type
Permanent
Systems Engineer (Initial secondment in London)


My client is a world-class electronics engineering consultancy - Enabling their clients to maximise their investments in science and technology; they deliver technology based R&D services, provide independent advice and solve technically challenging problems across the Defence, National Security, Transport, Mobile, Medical and Industrial sectors.

Their Cyber Security division is one of the best in the UK and they deliver effective and efficient information security to Government and corporate clients, especially when addressing information security for complex, niche systems or emerging technologies. Their services enable their clients to reduce system vulnerabilities against Cyber Attacks and the insider threat.

I am representing the client on a career defining opportunity, looking for a Systems Engineer to make a significant contribution towards safeguarding the UK's national security and to people's lives, every day. Being part of a pioneering Cyber function you will be a key participant in the design and delivery of a variety of strategic programmes and business critical initiatives within a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in leading edge and innovative programmes where technology plays a crucial and increasingly strategic role. You will be part of large scale engagements where change and evolution of services contribute to this fascinating, and demanding environment.

Please NOTE: (This person will need to be happy to work on secondment in London for 12-18 months initially)

As a System Engineer, you will:
Be shaping and building strategic system architecture roadmaps with senior stakeholders, corralling support and backing for them and driving alignment with Portfolio roadmaps;
Applying and adapting your system design skills to switch focus between specific areas of business challenge or opportunity, spanning a range of existing and emerging technologies including (but not limited to) applications, middleware, cloud computing, search, machine automation and analytics;
Growing and managing the system knowledge base, through the development of data models, standards and the design and implementation of processes and tools that drive coherent, consistent and value-adding use of the architectures;
Understand & interpret business or technical requirements and translate these into defined system models;
Produce system designs from concept through to high level design;
Have knowledge of IP systems, telecoms systems, protocols, communications data traffic volumes and data rates;
Have understanding of how Lawful Intercept systems works;
Have understanding of how to process big data, particularly using cloud computing;
Have understanding of big data storage methods, particularly using cloud computing;
Have understanding of what communications data a CSP may have access to in their systems;
Have the ability to talk technically to CSPs system designers & enterprise architects;
Be able to develop a common understanding of the system needs through relevant stakeholder engagement;
Carry out information / data modelling and analysis and ensure that system models support the business analysis or are technically fit for purpose;
Promote the use and adoption of the system architecture strategies and standards across a broad stakeholder group;

In addition, you will also:
Engage relevant stakeholders to establish consensus on viability of solution options and the associated benefits and risks;
Seek to develop system solutions in alignment with the Enterprise Architecture and support a systems on-going evolution;
Support the customer's investment decision making process in the context of implementing wider investment portfolio;
Maintain and enhance own knowledge of the CSPs communication systems both currently deployed systems and those systems still in development, so as to be able to identify and exploit opportunities to deliver improved cyber capabilities;

To qualify for the role, you must have the following general competencies:
Ability and experience of leading and managing people;
Ability to build strategic relationships internally;
Strong analytical skills;
Strong stakeholder management skills;
Experience of managing risk effectively;
Great attention to detail;
Ability to make clear plans, evaluate progress and articulate appropriately to the team and stakeholders;
Ability to communicate clearly and articulate ideas;
Experience of influencing through the decision making process;
Strong team player;
Evidence of adding value to customers;
Flexible in approach and attitude; and
A logical thinker with a 'can do' attitude.

Overview

Role:
Systems Engineer
(This person will need to be happy to work on secondment in London for 12-18 months initially)

Location:
Hampshire/ Southampton area/ Gloucester
(This person will need to be happy to work on secondment in London for 12-18 months initially)

Salary:
DOE + Excellent benefits

Keywords:
cyber, systems engineering, ict, it, enterprise, ip systems, togaf, modaf, communication service provider, csp

If you are looking to work with one of the most innovative Cyber Security companies in the UK, helping protect the UK and developing your skills, please apply now!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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