Network Engineer

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Salary description:
Start Date:
Leonardo UK
Job Ref:

We are looking to recruit a Network Engineer to join our Cyber Division based out of our site in Bristol.

You will be working on the Enterprise Security team, whose primary objective is to design and build sophisticated infrastructure systems that are delivered into defence, government and public sector organisations.

The role requires an excellent working knowledge of network and systems infrastructure technologies to design, deliver and maintain complex I.T systems.

You will be a member of a specialised engineering team that is responsible for the on-going systems engineering efforts across multiple active projects and bids. You should be comfortable working on multiple systems engineering lifecycle phases including architectural design, detailed system/subsystem design, implementation and customer facing testing.

You must have a strong all round technical ability with an excellent working knowledge of network security technologies. Current on-going projects will require an awareness of cyber security capabilities.

You will be joining our highly skilled team at our Bristol site. This is a great opportunity to bring your talents and form an integral part of Leonardo's future.

We are looking for creative thinkers who have a passion for applying technology to solve real world problems and developing our next generation of world beating products.

Whilst you will have our Bristol office as a base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as client projects can at times require you to work away from home during the week (Mon-Fri). If you are proactive, enthusiastic and comfortable with working in a complex, fast moving environment, then please apply for this role.

What we offer…core values:

People Excellence-The opportunity to accelerate your career through intellectual challenge, responsibility and specialist training that aligns with industry best practice.
Integrity -A high performing and supportive team environment that values close collaboration and trust with clients to deliver mutually beneficial results.
Respect -operates at all levels of Leonardo and engagement with client organisations to expedite value creation and secure strategic partnerships.
Customer Intimacy-The chance to engage with some of the most admired organisations across a range of highly professionalised industries and locations.
Innovation -A platform to work within a meritocracy that values autonomy, disruptive technologies and encourages entrepreneurial spirit throughout the business.

Key Responsibility Areas

Able to understand, interpret and engineer complex and often conflicting customer requirements.
To be able to expand a high-level design into a low-level design using technical experience, judgement and best practice.
Able to confidently select the best approach, tools and products for a given task and justify these choices.
Development of systems engineering documentation to support the delivery and maintenance of secure systems.
Willing and able to mentor others in area of specialism.
Provide specialist technical support to the business unit, supporting the project or wider programme (potential involvement in bid development/evaluation).
Work with external third parties such as vendors / resellers, to develop robust & costed solutions.Why join Leonardo?

At Leonardo, we believe that our employees work best when they are able to achieve balance between work and other aspects of life and so that you can enjoy the great city of Bristol! That's why we are committed to designing policies and developing a working environment that promote the benefits and well-being of all our employees.

We want to support you and encourage you to fulfil your potential through:

Supportive relocation package: to make your move to Bristol even more attractive.
Learning & Development: We help assess your development needs in line with the role you wish to perform, and allow you to further develop your knowledge.
Flex-leave schemes: We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life.
Annual leave: We offer 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays.
Award-winning pension scheme: Our multi-award-winning pension scheme includes generous employer contribution.
Employee discount schemes: We offer you and your family an attractive range of discounts from retail and cinema to hotel bookings and vehicles benefits.
Reserve Forces: We provide positive support to the Reserve Forces and allow employees who are Reservists to take additional time off.
Salary sacrifice schemes including childcare voucher scheme: We encourage working parents to save money on childcare by offering them several advantageous facilities and vouchers.
Career break: Where appropriate, we support our employees in pursuing other interests outside the workplace.To find out about all of our Company benefits please visit:

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Mandatory skills/ experience:

Network Design to HLD & LLD level of detail.
Cyber security fundamentals & key concepts.
Network taps & traffic aggregation - fundamental knowledge of key concepts. To include any of the following: packet level analysis using wireshark or tcpdump, physically inline proxy/firewall/IPS deployment, policy based routing, SPAN/RSPAN/ERSPAN configuration.
Implementation & design experience using industry standard network protocols: IPSec VPN, OSPF, NTP, RADIUS & SNMP.
Expert level of experience in at least one Next Generation Firewall product e.g. Palo Alto, Fortinet, Juniper.Advantageous skills/ experience:

Network taps & traffic aggregation - advanced level knowledge. To include any of the following: Netscout/VSS/Gigamon/IXIA products, VLAN tagging/stripping, de-duplication, timestamping, packet slicing, header stripping, design experience identifying suitable tap placement.
Secure systems architecture design concepts.
Implementation or support of intrusion detection/prevention systems e.g. Cisco Firepower.
Experience of other cyber security tools e.g. RSA Netwitness, Nessus, Kali Linux, Security Onion or enterprise level SIEMs.
Cryptography, PKI technologies & implementation of certificate based solutions.
Industry qualifications to CCNP/JNCIS level.
Experience working on large projects, applying systems engineering lifecycle.Intrinsic factors:

Security clearance to SC minimum.
Ability to travel within the UK & abroad up to 50

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