Network Engineer role: 

My client is offering an exciting Network engineer opportunity- immediate start- joining a Platform Engineering group part of the wider 450-people strong Digital Delivery Group. You will be working on exciting UK public sector customer projects which will enable you to learn new skills, exercise existing ones, strengthen new and old skills and gain creditable experience boosting your network engineering portfolio.

You will work closely with project teams on a variety of projects, some of them concurrent, taking a lead role in the network discovery, design and implementation, from receipt of initial customer proposals through to design and conclusion with successful implementation of the agreed network change.

Your duties:

•           Solve problems for large, corporate clients in multiple sectors, working in cross-discipline, agile and distributed teams

•           Work as a member of a wider team embracing our company values, policies and guidelines

•           Provide network integration consultancy to other teams within the company

•           Undertake network designs and/or provide network design consultancy

•           Validate network project requirements to ensure they are fit for purpose

•           Acting as an escalation point for network technical risks and issues

•           Deliver under significant pressure and to meet challenging deadlines

What you’ll bring:

•           Good working knowledge of all Cisco hardware; switches, routers and load-balancers, CCNP,CCDP

•           Good working knowledge of firewalls, particularly Nokia VSX, Checkpoint, Sidewinder F5 BigIPs

•           You will be highly motivated, self-starter and able to manage your agreed project work with little day to day detailed direction

•           Use of MS Visio for creation of design documents

•           Excellent interpersonal and team communication skills, you will be able to work to highly professional standards in client facing environments

•           SC clearance or willing to undertake SC clearance

•           Keen to stay up to date, learn, expand knowledge into SDN and infrastructure automation activities

What we’ll offer you:

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer with this client. And although collaboration is at the core of the way they work, we also recognise individual needs with flexible benefits package offered to you, tailored to your needs.

Why work for us :

My client is known to help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often ground-breaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with their clients, they get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

The company positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. They are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.  They foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Their comprehensive flexible benefit packages and lifestyle policies enable employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

So If you feel this job sound like the right fit for you, do not hesitate to APPLY.

IT Security: 5 Jobs

Security Test Manager

£500 - £500

Information Security Test Lead

Penetration Testing, Security Testing, ISO27001, Programme Test Lead, Test Strategy, Information Security, Security Management, Vulnerability Management.

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Security Test Lead to work within a large, award-winning, gold level accredited global business. The successful person will have worked on various Security focused projects at the level of Programme Test Lead, ready to take their next step within a managerial role managing an Information Security Test team.

You will carry out the following responsibilities and have the following essential skillset:

Core Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of security Engineers to work on defining The Programme Test Strategy (end to end all stages of testing including UAT) within various assignments across the organisation
  • Working closely with key stakeholders within the IT Division and Business areas
  • Contributing effectively to the delivery of a varied portfolio of work.

Skills / Experience:

  • Excellent proven and in-depth understanding of information Security - penetration testing, vulnerability management, access control, and security incident and event management
  • Must have strong evidence of working on a specifically security focused project(s) at Test Programme Manager level
  • Excellent proven and in-depth understanding of security concepts related to authentication and authorisation methodologies
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge and practical experience in information security in large-scale enterprises
  • Strong experience with testing firewalls, VPN, Active Directory, Proxies, URL/Application filtering
  • In-depth strong experience with infrastructure technologies, for example: Network security architecture, security monitoring, access management, database security, Data loss prevention, web & internet security
  • Strong experience of working with ISO 27001 or other security frameworks
  • Proven knowledge and experience of Programme Test Strategy (end to end stages of testing).

This is an initial 6 month contract with potential for longer-term opportunity.

If you feel that you match the above criteria, please apply with your CV today

Cyber Security Architect

£600 - £700

Cyber Security Architect – Big Data, Hadoop, Cyber Defence

Cyber Security Architect, Big Data, Hadoop, Cyber Defence, Cyber Attack Methods, Anomaly Detection.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security specialist to join a Global Telecoms client within their Cyber Defence centre of excellence in London. The successful candidate will join a team dedicated to the investigation and analysis of cyber security events in real-time, and will be responsible for designing high performing, end-to-end applications enabling Security Analysts to gather insights into security anomalies

To be considered we are looking for:

  • Demonstrable experience of building systems to perform Data modelling on security controls and developing use cases for security investigations.
  • Expert level experience with Hadoop ecosystem; extensive experience with performance tuning applications on Hadoop and configuring Hadoop systems to maximise performance.
  • Domain Name System (DNS) & Web Proxy threat experience within Big Data.
  • Experience building systems to perform Real Time data processing using Spark Streaming and Kafka, or similar technologies.
  • Strong software development experience in Scala and Python programming languages

This is an excellent opportunity to join a specialist Cyber Security team on a high profile programme which is leading the way in the Telecoms sector.

Contract engagement will be 3 months rolling, and is expected to be a long-term opportunity for the right person.  

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration; telephone interviews to take place week commencing 10th September.

Big Data Engineer - Cyber Security

£550 - £650

Skills: Big Data, Data Engineer, Cyber Attack, Cyber, Threat, Anomalies, Cyber Security, DNS, Web Proxy, Hadoop, Hadoop Ecosystem, Spark, Hive, Impala, Hbase, Yarn

We have an exciting opportunity for a Big Data Engineer with extensive Cyber Security experience to join a global telecoms client, working within their cyber defence centre of excellence based in West London.

As a Big Data Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and producing high performing stable end-to-end applications to perform complex processing of batch and Real Time massive volumes of data in a large Hadoop environment and output insights back to Cyber Defence Organisations according to their requirements.


  • Demonstrable experience of building systems to perform Data modelling on security controls and developing use cases for security investigations.
  • Cyber Security Experience within Big Data.
  • Cyber Attack methods knowledge
  • Domain Name System (DNS) & Web Proxy threat experience within Big Data.
  • Extensive experience with performance tuning applications on Hadoop and configuring Hadoop systems to maximise performance.
  • Experience building systems to perform Real Time data processing using Spark Streaming and Kafka, or similar technologies.
  • You will have worked in large-scale multi tenancy Hadoop environments.
  • Expert level experience with Hadoop ecosystem
  • Strong software development experience in Scala and Python programming languages

This Big Data Engineer position is a 3-month rolling contract with scope for long term work.

Rate £550 - £650 per day.

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration.

Technical Engineer 1st/2nd Line

£130 - £130

Technical Engineer (1st/2nd Line)


Our client is an expert at specialising in supporting the growth of businesses & organisations.

Specialising in tax & advisory services are just a few common sectors they cover nationwide as a company & they are now seeking a Technical Engineer who can provide internal technical support to their hardware/networking devices.

Rate - £130p/d

Duration - 3 months

Location - Bristol


Essential skills & expertise:


-          Provide desk side support, by resolving IT problems, configuring PC’s, installing, upgrading and replacing core hardware and software.

-          To provide local assistance to all ITS Resolver Groups in the delivery of IT solutions.

-          To be involved, often as part of a project team, for IT implementations, installations and upgrades. This function may also include client site support for core products.

-          Act as IT liaison and become involved in the implementation of best practice across business areas, by providing informal training and advice on the effective use of the firm’s hardware and software. Help colleagues within Operations by sharing information, knowledge and experience.

-          Complete Local Support duties (e.g. team controlling, issue of IT consumables, asset and warranty management) following agreed processes in a timely fashion ensuring data provided is complete and accurate.


The Candidate:


-          Guidance and advice from Team Leader and when appropriate Local Support Manager and others across IT Services as required

-          Must be able to seek assistance when required, plan own workload effectively and be capable of escalating team/technical issues in a professional manner to either Team Leader or Senior Technical Engineers

-          Must be capable of working on their own initiative within the procedures and KPMG guidelines.

-          The ability to communicate with all levels of staff, management and up to Partner level. The main contact will be within the Business and liaison with other UK IT colleagues.

-          Minimum – O Levels or GCSE equivalent.

-          Demonstrate enthusiasm towards studying and qualifying for A and hardware accreditations for desktop & laptop (Dell and Lenovo but should qualify for any other PC makes required by the firm).

-          Be prepared to travel to other sites/regions

-          Access to a car and full clean driving licence favourable.


Technical Requirements:


-          Experience of call logging & reporting in an ITSM tool preferably Service Now.

-          Good knowledge of  IT operating systems

-          Experience of supporting customers by telephone / remotely

-          2 years of IT support experience

-          Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and MAC client operating systems as well as various software packages including Microsoft Office

-          Knowledge of Microsoft Tech including AD, SCCM.

-          Good understanding of computer systems, mobile devices (iPhone) and other tech products

-          Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot basic technical issues

-          Experience of VMware and Lenovo hardware

-          Familiarity with remote desktop applications and help desk software (e.g. Service Now)

-          Excellent problem-solving and communication skills

-          Ability to provide step-by-step technical help, both written and verbal

-          PC Builds & Printer Setup 


Please apply with CV for further details directly to

DevOps Professional (AWS, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform)

£40000 - £100000

Key Skills: AWS, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Packer, Vagrant, Vault, Azure, Git, CI/CD, Continuous Integration, Bamboo, SVN, Octopus, Team City, ECS, Salt

Who we are :

We are a global leader in IT Consultancy, Technology and Outsourcing Services. This role will be working for one or more of our major Public & Private Sector clients in Greater London. Working on site with a client can provide considerable benefits to a project such as faster decision making, reduced misunderstanding and closer collaboration but we understand very well that this has to be balanced with the need for flexible working.

The focus of your role:

We want passionate, energetic Platform Engineers to work as part of an agile team to help clients build and continuously improve digital services using the best of open source software. We're looking for Engineers that aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck-in. You should learn quickly and love a challenge. Join us and help grow our already large and strong community of digital specialists, share ideas and innovate. You'll be surrounded by some amazing people and working in one of the best cultures that you can find.

What you'll bring:

You'll bring a broad range of experience in modern open source stacks, so don't worry if you haven't got strong experience in every skill listed below. If you can demonstrate a good selection of these skills, and a passion for developing exciting new technical skills, then we'd really like to talk to you.

  • Experience of commodity cloud providers such as AWS or Azure in a production system.
  • Continuous Integration systems such as Hudson/Jenkins/Concourse/Drone/Bamboo.
  • Configuration Management tooling (Ansible/Puppet/Chef/Salt)
  • Good understanding of the Hashicorp Suite (Packer, Terraform, Vault, Vagrant, Consul)
  • Containerisation - Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm
  • Testing, setup and configuration of monitoring/alerting tooling (OpsView, Nagios, ELK, Graphite, Grafana, Zabbix, etc )
  • Experience using languages such as Ruby, Python, Go and Java within an existing, production codebase.
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary Agile teams.
  • Networking knowledge including switching, routing, VPN's, Load balancing (Software/hardware), CDN
  • Security knowledge including Firewalls (Software/hardware), IPS/IDS, Antivirus, SIEM, IDaM, DDOS
  • Experience debugging a complex, multi-server service in a high availability production environment.
  • Strong communication skills; with the ability to convey complex technical concepts clearly and concisely

What you'll do

  • You'll work with great engineers - at the end of the day it's all about people. We have a team of great engineers who work together in a community and help each other to deliver and develop as professionals. We work on large scale, technically challenging projects.
  • You'll work with great technology - the UK Government has an IT strategy based on user centric design, modern open source technology, continuous integration/delivery, and modern software architectures such as microservices and cloud technology to name but a few.
  • You'll help us achieve our vision - the chance to make a real difference at the heart of the digital transformation within the UK Public Sector.
  • You'll get opportunities to develop and progress - working on large scale, technically challenging projects. You will be constantly learning through modern learning environments and will have the opportunity to attend conferences, support tech meetups, take part in hackathons, gain industry recognised certification and much, much more.

If this sounds like a great fit for you, please do not hesitate to apply as we are recruiting for an immediate start!!!