Principal Engineer (Network Security) - Brightred Recruitment

Job Title: Principal Engineer (Network Security)

Job Reference: BR_3227

Location: Remote, with occasional site visits

Salary: £800 per day

We are seeking a Principal Engineer (Network Security) with knowledge of the complete engineering lifecycle and network security principles in the defence space.

The key duties for the Principal Engineer includes:

  • Select, implement and test Unidirectional Gateways
  • Knowledge of NCSC Architecture and guidance on Import and Export Patterns, and their application to cross-domain solutions
  • Preparation of technical security solutions for formal accreditation
  • Provide technical guidance to other engineers and support the engineering management team in planning and controlling specialist activities

The knowledge and experience required for the Principal Engineer role includes:

  • Infrastructure hardware (physical rack mounted equipment) and virtualisation technologies at hardware and container levels
  • Administration functions within a virtualised environment – including virtual resource management, resilience (HA & DRS), clustering and performance monitoring, understanding of containerised or micro-service architectures
  • Orchestration and deployment tools (automation, scripting)
  • Understanding of Agile and Scrum project frameworks desirable but not essential
  • Server operating system administration (Windows, Linux knowledge particularly useful)
  • Understand configuration and management of hardware and software based networks
  • Network architectures and topologies, and switching, routing and firewalls
  • Ability to respond to technical queries and perform troubleshooting investigations where necessary, with full root-cause analysis and rectification plan creation
  • Provide support for design reviews
  • Experience of working under change control processes
  • An understanding or experience of Information Assurance

Candidates must be a British Passport holder for SC clearance.

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