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Network Security Engineer

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Jul 2024
Reference
R20413

Job Details

Fantastic opportunity to undertake a varied role where you can drive innovation and help shape the future of the MBDA Network team

Job Title: Network Security Engineer

Salary: Circa £55,000 dependent on experience

Location: Stevenage

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 2-3 days per week on-site due to workload classification

Security Clearance: Sole British National only, due to the specific classification of this role.

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work will apply. 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).

The opportunity:

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 Engineer, 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.
  • 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

What we're looking for from you:
  • 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

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Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:
  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime: opportunity for paid overtime
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more...
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more...

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.
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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.

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
GB

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