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IM Networks Security Specialist

Employer
MBDA
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Dec 2022
Reference
R11613-bolton
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Job Details

Bolton

MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.

Salary: Up to £55K dependent on experience + bonus + benefits

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working - such as being on-site for face to face meetings or work that can only be performed whilst on-site, and the rest from home. This post will require a more site biased approach due to the nature of the work.

We are looking for an enthusiastic / dynamic individual to work within the team in both Operational and Project role capacities. The IT sector is constantly evolving to keep pace with both technology and threat, therefore new solutions or changes to the current environment are required on a continual basis.

Working in the Network team as a Network Security Specialist, you will be encouraged to keep your skill-set up to date, and training will be provided on new (Network related) platforms as they are introduced.

NB: Please note that the successful applicant will need to be in agreement to achieving the required levels of security clearance with acceptable restrictions or no restrictions (SC, then DV).

What are we looking for?
  • Prior experience or Vendor Certification on configuration and management of: Firewall's / Proxy's and DNS, is essential.
  • Experience of some /all of the following solutions: Checkpoint / Juniper / Cisco / Palo Alto / Bluecoat / Riverbed / Infoblox
  • Previous Aerospace sector experience or appreciation-of / working-at elevated security levels essential
  • Experience of Cryptography (commercial and high grade) desirable
  • Self-motivated and ambitious with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Team player, helping and supporting the wider Information Management team
Here's what's in it for you
  • Become part of a unique, well respected team of dedicated people that have been recognised within our company for its professionalism, dedication and flexibility.
  • Having the opportunity to work both nationally and internationally, broaden your horizons by embracing the rich cultural diversity of our company.
  • The chance to bring innovation and shape to the future from within the MBDA Network team.
  • Be part of an organisation with a values-led culture that is committed to investing in its workforce with a personal development programme

The Role
  • Security Appliance configuration & management
  • Implementation of High-Grade Cryptographic devices and key material across the estate
  • To assist in managing 3rd party suppliers in delivery of solutions and services across MBDA (UK)
  • Review and Approval of Project Documentation
  • Liaison with colleagues and support partners to form an architecture
  • Support to project management colleagues in providing specialist technical support and consultancy for project activities
  • Creation of documentation and presentation materials in support of business activities
  • Close cooperation with the MBDA Security Operating Centre, and Information Security teams to ensure the highest standards of Network security are maintained

Join a great team!

The Greater MBDA Network ‘Group' team comprises of UK / FR / GE and IT members - although the team you are joining is primarily UK based, you will also be working with various team members of different Nationality depending on the project / work as required. All speak excellent English - no need to learn another language (but the training option is there if you are interested).

We are a dynamic, focussed team providing Network services into the MBDA business where we have a constant stream of projects - from upgrades through to totally new solutions that you will take part in.
What to expect:
We offer opportunities for career progression, paid overtime (subject to level), bonus scheme, comprehensive pension package, annual salary review, collaborative working environment and excellent on-site facilities.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve appropriate clearances.

Company

Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.

 

 

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
United Kingdom
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