Senior Software Security Engineer

BAE Systems
New Malden, England, Surrey
08 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Samantha Trendall
Job Type

Senior Software Security Engineer

Would you like a hands-on role where you will be looking at the product security on a large number of platforms? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Software Security Engineer at our site in New Malden or at our site in Broad Oak but with regular travel to the New Malden site.

As a Senior Software Security Engineer, you will be developing and testing software security lockdown solutions for several projects and products. This will ultimately contribute to the Combat Systems being security accredited for use on operational platforms. The majority of work will involve configuration of Windows domains through Active Directory Group Policy and other COTS products to secure the Windows Operating System.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be part of a large team where you can learn from your peers and get involved in a broad range of activities.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Software Security Engineer will involve:

Developing security solution using Active Directory and COTS

Undertaking Windows configuration through PowerShell and/or scripts

Performing on-kit investigations into issues discovered

Supporting software acceptance and CTAS activities

Your skills and qualifications:

Windows server admin experience with detailed knowledge of Active Directory group policies, the Windows firewall, AppLocker and security COTS apps such as HPPT

Windows 7/10/Server 2008/2012/2016 configuration
Networks (architecture and protocols)
Virtual machines and VMware ESXi
General purpose scripting languages (e.g. PowerShell)
General integration and problem solving techniques
Experience with any of the following:
Naval Combat Management Systems
Configuration Management
System Design
System Test

What we're looking for in you:

You will be self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative. You will have a logical approach to problem solving and will be at home working in an innovative area of the business.

You must be willing to occasionally travel within the UK as part of this role.

Location: New Malden or Broad Oak

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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