Cyber Platform Engineer

Ref: ZR_6631_JOB  ·  Posted on 04 January 2022


You'll be joining a specialist security team that is a trusted partner to governments worldwide, protecting critical national infrastructure and committed to the safety and security of our nation and global communities. Our clients mission focused work is innovative, inspiring and technologically challenging in a way that makes every day different and stimulating. They provide the opportunity to work on rare projects, with exciting tools and brilliant people. Everyone has access to unparalleled professional and personal development opportunities and your contribution is always valued.

In your role as a technical specialist, you have the opportunity to work closely with customers and bring your deep technical expertise to bear on interesting and challenging problems. You will solve real-word issues for customers and deliver solutions in an agile manner, engaging directly with the customer to gather feedback and ensure the client build exactly what they need to time/cost/quality. The solutions you will create will utilise the latest technologies, demonstrate innovation and thought leadership, and provide brilliant outcomes for customers.

Key responsibilities
  • Contribute to the delivery of specific components of a wider project, or a smaller project in entirety
  • Engage with the customer, suppliers, professional networks, subject matte experts.
  • Assist in the development of team knowledge, mentoring and coaching, sucession planning
  • Report to both a project manager and a team lead, providing estimates for work and delivery dates.
  • Assist with high level design, architectures, visions for data platforms which can deliver against customer requirements
  • Be hands on in the design, development and testing of the solution. This could include the specification of the system, choice of technologies, creation of data models, implementation, configuration, development of data processing components/modules and testing.
  • Be part of a team contributing to the end-to-end technical delivery, understanding how the solution is progressing
  • Work with a range of datasets and platforms including on-prem, cloud or hybrid models, specifying storage requirements, models and costs.
Skills & experience
  • Self-driven, able to get to grips with new technology when needed, and demonstrate independent research and learning.
  • Demonstrate good problem-solving ability able to work through any issues in a logical manner, documenting solutions as required
  • Technical knowledge of Linux Operating System
  • Knowledge of big data systems architectures, tools, deployment and configuration
  • Understanding of common Infrastructure-as-code tools/patterns and Configuration Management (e.g. Puppet, Ansible, Terraform or similar)
  • Understanding of security principles in relation to data, data handling and data platform security.
  • Basic understanding of network architecture: routing, switching, firewalls & VLANs
  • Awareness of building and deploying bare-metal and virtual systems using automated processes (e.g. Anaconda Kickstart, RedHat Satellite/Foreman)

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

If you do not hold an active DV clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying

Additional benefits
  • Subsidized Broadband
  • Discounted TV & mobile packages
  • On target Bonus
  • Share options and 10% pension contribution
  • Professional development and paid for industry certifications/qualifications
  • Flexible benefits/rewards including dental insurance, healthcare, gym memberships etc.
  • Well-being support for you and your family
  • 3 days paid volunteering a year
  • Flexible and smart working (subject to business needs)
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