Lead Network Engineer

New Malden
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about 1 month ago
Your Opportunity to Define Possible. Our Opportunity to Deliver the Nation's Security. Together.

Salary: £50,000 - £70,000

Role Clearance Type: You must be able to gain and maintain UK Government clearance

Location: Burlington House, New Malden, Kingston-Upon-Thames, London, UK.

About Your Opportunity:

A key member of the engineering team, the Lead Network Engineer will take a central role in all aspects of the Infrastructure System Development Lifecycle. The role sits within the Multi-Domain Integration (MDI) Systems Engineering Team which provides support across all Command and Control (C2) product development and C5ISR solution delivery.

Your Benefits:

Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
Flexible Benefits Package - choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
Employee Incentive Programme - exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
Career Development - opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities
Your Responsibilities:

Work with senior engineers and Stakeholders to elicit User Requirements, guiding more junior engineers through the process to document, estimate and prioritise customer requirement sets.
Work with senior engineers and Stakeholders to produce System Design Documents, such as both High and Low Level Designs and Operational Concept Descriptions.
Take responsibility for the implementation of large scale or complex technical solutions, working in multi-discipline teams to ensure appropriate levels of documentation and testing are undertaken prior to completion of any tasking. Coaching and mentoring more junior engineers in the tools, techniques and procedures being used to complete the task.
Undertake documentation reviews of other engineers' work, ensuring documentation is of good quality and aligns to the standards set by the project.
Perform Integration and/or Regression testing of infrastructure, generating test reports and raising bugs where required.
Your Experience:

At least 5 years demonstrable experience of:

Network systems in a LAN and WAN environment
Cisco wireless, switches and routers
Cisco VPN and other MFA solutions
Firewalls and edge security such as Cisco, Checkpoint, Sophos and Websense
Network security - such as ISE and other NAC capabilities
Your Future Team:

"My aim is to build an engineering team that attracts the strongest candidates, and allows them to reach their full potential working on exciting engineering programmes in a trusted environment, with excellent job security and growth prospects."

Dave Brunton - Engineering Authority @ Northrop Grumman UK

We are an open, friendly and supportive team of approximately 50 engineers across software, test and systems disciplines, with a great balance of experienced and junior engineers all working together to deliver quality systems. We are clear about our focus on addressing what the customer needs via new feature development or supporting existing systems.

Our matrix driven organisation provides new experiences and skills, with continuous development both at a functional level and at a programme level. We are proud of our quality of work.

Diversity is at the heart of our success. Our team share experience, knowledge and new thinking gained from a wide range of backgrounds perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements across several industries. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We'll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes - then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who'll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I'd like to find out more - email [email protected] to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquiries.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation's security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

UK Defence Business:

Our UK Defence business is a Sovereign software and systems centre of excellence. As well as developing and supporting UK wide and internationally deployed multi-domain command and control systems, our work is critical to the modern backbone of the Royal Navy. We pioneer - with fierce curiosity, dedication, and innovation, we seek to solve the world's most challenging problems.

Find out more: https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/
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