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Application Support Engineer

Employer
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
7 Sep 2022
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Job Details

The role holder:

As part of NS UK Law Enforcement account, we have teams working on-site supporting critical national operational applications, systems and networks as well as developing new solutions to help tackle a broad variety of serious crime. 

We have a great team on site who have worked closely with the client for many years. We have built a trusted relationship with this client over the years, their office is shiny and new, very close to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Stratford Westfield shopping centre, which has so many amenities. 

There is a wide variety of work, constantly evolving with new technology. The individual will have the opportunity to make a real difference, as we work directly with the operational end users who work with partner agencies and also provide these important capabilities to another National LEA.

We are looking Application Support Engineers  to join our team.

At the moment we are particularly keen on anyone who wants to lead a team, as well as engineers with at least 1 years’ experience in some of the technologies below (or equivalents) and are willing to learn. 

Ways of Working:

  • Due to the classification of the work, individuals have to be on site in Stratford at least 4 days a week, with the ability to work from home occasionally.
  • The work requires SC clearance minimum but MoD DV is preferred, so if the individual is willing to go through MOD DV, this would be ideal.
  • The DevOps engineer typically combines the skills of coding or scripting and process reengineering with exemplary team working and communication skills. The DevOps engineer should have a good breadth of knowledge across the disciplines of software development and how software is deployed.

Key Accountabilities

The Application Support engineer is often the first port of call to diagnose and resolve problems, they need to be able to understand the causes of issues across a number of domains including  infrastructure, code, networking and databases with enough knowledge to be able to fault find and identify the root cause.

Core Responsibilities involved:

  • Incident management
  • Application design and development
  • Site reliability (observability, alerting, high-availability, self-healing systems etc.)
  • Database administration
  • Infrastructure provisioning
  • Process automation
  • Respond to change requests

Main Technologies involved (but not limited to):

  • Oracle DB
  • Docker (with Docker Swarm)
  • Elastic Stack
  • Typescript/React/Node
  • Go
  • Prometheus/Grafana
  • ESRI Maps
  • Ansible
  • Windows & Linux
  • Jenkins

Automation skills: Automation is a key skill domain for DevOps engineers, they need to be able to design, build and maintain automation solutions for building, testing, deploying application and infrastructure. Specific automation skills are:

  • Continuous Integration – Skilled in the tooling and principles of continually building, testing and integrating the software that developers produce
  • Continuous Deployment – Skilled in the automation of the deployment of the artefacts produced by the CI
  • Cloud Management – Skilled in the design, deployment and management of Public or Private Cloud environments
  • Configuration Management – Practice good configuration and source code control of all artefacts

This role is part of our National Security  business, where we develop operational solutions and deliver mission-critical services to Law Enforcement Agencies and Government departments. Our dedicated engineers and business consultants form multi-disciplinary teams, working together to provide a variety of solutions that help to prevent, protect and pursue criminals involved in serious and organised crime, enhance operational capabilities and deliver digital transformation programmes.  Our work is a mix of remote working with some travel to various LEA sites around the UK. We need proactive, solution finding individuals with a can do attitude to join our teams to help solve some of the most difficult challenges so even if this role isn’t a perfect fit we’d still love to hear from you!

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Applicants to this role must be amenable to obtain UK Government security clearance

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day. By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

About BAE Systems Digital Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Government

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Company

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we believe that digital technology is the key to unlocking our customers’ advantage. By advancing digital technologies, we open doors to worlds of opportunities, together. We work across 6 main areas, Cyber, Defence, Delivery & Advisory, FinCrime, Intelligence and Space. Come visit us at the expo, or our website, to learn more about our opportunities.

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