Cyber Security SOC Architect

Full Time
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IT / Technology
Bristol North / South Gloucestershire
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BAE Systems
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The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.

Role summary

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual with excellent technical and client-facing skills, to manage technical deliveries of our Cyber Security solutions. This role is situated within our International Service & Solutions (IS&S) division, working with government and critical national infrastructure clients around the world, providing solutions to protect and enhance the connected world.

Find out more about our award winning Cyber Security solutions:

What you'll be doing

* You will be responsible for implementing technical solutions with top-tier Government clients.
* You will engage with the customer to understand their requirements and design CyberReveal solutions to meet their needs. On client-site, you will install, configure and integrate the solution with client systems (building client-specific extensions as required), before testing to assure the quality of the deliverable and handing-over to the customer.
* You will help build our delivery capability by documenting the delivery process, feeding back lessons learned and establishing best practices and repeatable processes. Requirements that you have captured will be continually fed back to product management teams to steer the product roadmap.
* You will work with sales executives, technical project managers, engineers, solution architects, as well as the end-customer. Given the international client delivery focus of this role, flexibility is essential to ensure timely delivery to the customer's satisfaction. You will travel internationally to work on-site across our global client-base. You will develop an in-depth technical understanding of our Cyber Security product suite, and will build excellent relationships with our customers, such that they see you as the SME and their primary point-of-contact for technical matters.

What we're looking for


* Excellent verbal and written communication and client-facing skills.
* Experience with deployment of J2EE applications.
* Time management and organisational skills to independently manage multiple delivery projects concurrently.
* Detail-oriented approach.
* Linux System/Network administration.
* Cent OS/Red Hat or Ubuntu.
* Apache Hadoop (or other Big Data platforms) and the wider Hadoop ecosystem including: Accumulo, Flume, Kafka, Oozie, Hive and Zookeeper.

* Java development (or software development in general).
* Infrastructure administration (server hardware and networking installation/configuration).
* Cyber Security domain experience.
* Awareness of Cyber Security Monitoring product landscape.
* ElasticSearch.
* Java Application Servers (preferably JBoss or Apache Tomcat).
* Web Servers (preferably Apache HTTPD).
* Database Servers (preferably PostgreSQL).
* SQL.
* Shell scripting.
* VMware (or other virtualisation platforms).
* Microsoft Office suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Visio). #AI-DICE

Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process. For more guidance on National Security Vetting please click here.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations. We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.

Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.

We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a company committed to inclusion, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and on a full or part-time basis. Diverse perspectives and innovative thinking are fundamental to our continued success. As an international organisation we strongly support flexible working conditions to accommodate for working in different time zones, cultures, patterns and client facing environments. We encourage all our staff to think about how they and their teams can work flexibly to get the best balance and results for our organisation and every individual.

Division Overview: International Services and Solutions (IS&S)

International Services and Solutions (IS&S) exists to satisfy the Applied Intelligence strategy to grow in the international large-scale security market by leveraging government relationships and differentiated propositions. Our mission is to support those who defend nations, organisations and citizens from physical and cyber threats. As well as our traditional deep expertise in communications intelligence for governments and telecommunications companies, we help our customers collect, store, analyse, and extract intelligence from open source information and to fuse multiple data sources into insightful intelligence.

We also help our clients monitor cyber activity to identify new threats and threat actors within the cyber domain, locally and nationally, and build secure communications infrastructure. We are the home for advanced electronic capability within Applied Intelligence and solve our client's requirements with a mix of advanced software and hardware solutions combined with associated services offerings.

The IS&S structure includes five regions and our Core Capability teams. They are supported by a number of functions, including Business Development and Sales, Engineering, Operations and Delivery, Finance, HR, Commercial and Legal.

Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now and be inspired.

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