Integration Engineer - DV CLEARED

West London
30 Jan 2017
27 Feb 2017
Tom Truman
Clearance Level
Job Type
The chosen engineer will perform activities in the component integration, system testing and customer acceptance phases of the system development lifecycle. Experience gained within a Government or military project background is an advantage. An understanding of the impact of Information Security on solutions across different classifications would be useful.

The successful candidate will support the integration and test of the new Defence Intelligence systems including COTS components, bespoke application code, supporting infrastructure and network components. They will have responsibility for the verification of an allocated component area, designing and then executing the integration plan and any related systems tests. The Systems Integration & Test Engineer will be familiar with building COTS infrastructure, networks and applications.

The role is within the site based Integration, Test, Evaluation and Acceptance Team. There will be significant customer and subcontractor exposure, through formal project meetings and work groups; candidates must be comfortable with collaborative working to develop an overall integration and test strategy.

Main Duties:
* Implementing the detailed design by building Windows servers, Windows workstations, configuring storage, network switches, installing COTS applications. Researching and resolving system integration issues and other system defects;
* Integration of COTS and any bespoke software applications;
* Implementation of the security requirements through Active Directory policies, configuration of security software and writing System Operating Procedures;
* Locking down the system and generated Microsoft Group Policy Objects;
* Preparing and executing test and acceptance plans;
* Writes discrepancy reports and performs integration regression testing to verify/validate; incorporated fixes to software, components, subsystems and systems
* Requirements elicitation and decomposition with the team, customer and users

Candidate Requirements:
* Good experience of software and systems integration engineering principles
* Proven track record in the integration and testing of IT HW & SW within complex network solutions
* Experience in the installation and configuration of Windows Server 2008/2012 and Windows 7 workstations
* An understanding of security lockdown and audit methods including the application of Group policies under Windows Active Directory
* Experience in the configuration and integration of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) software to meet defined system requirements
* Experience in the virtualisation of software using VMware.
* Holder of current DV security clearance
* Willingness to work out of hours on occasion
* Willingness to travel to sites in the UK

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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