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Job Description

Platform Engineer – Azure, AWS

Location: Heathrow

Days: FT Monday – Friday 

Contract Duration: ASAP – Until 18th September 2019 (Approx 6 month with likely extension)

Platform Engineer, Azure, AWS, Automated compliance, checking code, Security Engineering, Vulnerability Management, Agile Squads,

Our Client is seeking a Platform Engineer with 3 years of experience to be based within Heathrow, working jointly across the Security Engineering and Vulnerability Management Agile Squads to implement and maintain automated compliance checking code.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 3 years’ experience in role The Platform Engineer will be responsible for automating the build and configuration of the chosen platform components.
  • Will be expected to create deployment pipelines and be familiar with continuous delivery concepts and tools like Ansible, Jenkins, OpenShift, Chef for AWS, or ARM templates, Visual Studio, and other Azure based tools.
  • The Platform Engineer will be expected to work on telemetry and monitoring solutions using tools like Splunk and AppDynamics and maybe called upon to script solutions for monitoring and management.
  • The Platform Engineer will be expected to have a certification on either Azure or AWS, but knowledge and experience in both.

Essential Requirements:

  • 3 years of experience as a Platform Engineer
  • Experience of creating deployment pipelines, and scripting solutions for monitoring & management
  • Knowledge and experience of Azure and AWS
  • A Certification of Azure or AWS
  • Experience of working on telemetry and monitoring solutions using Splunk and AppDynamics
  • Experience with mentioned tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, Openshift, Chef for AWS or ARM templates, visual studio, and other Azure based tools.

Please apply today if interested in this position.

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Senior Technology Advisor - Network Security


We are currently partnering with a largeprivate organisation based in central London seeking a highly experienced professionals to join them on a permanent basis as a Senior Technology Advisor for Network Security. 

- Supporting the management and progress monitoring of a security and resilience assurance scheme that has been introduced across companies in the NIS Digital Infrastructure sector and the Communications Provider community. This will include carrying out and managing security assessments and monitoring improvement plans.
- Working closely with other regulators, both within the UK and beyond, NCSC in their role as the UK’s NIS technical authority and DCMS as the lead government department.
- Work with other members of the team in responding to and assessing telecoms and digital infrastructure company's responses to security incidents that occur in their infrastructure.
- Work with the investigations teams to provide technical support in relation to any enforcement activity.

Skills, knowledge and experience

Whilst some of the technologies associated with telecoms network services are long established, new and innovative technologies continue to emerge and their configuration and management continues to evolve to match the increasing consumer demand for broadband capacity and a better quality of experience. These include the roll-out of faster fibre, cable and wireless access networks, the transition from PSTN to voice over IP telephony services, evolution of key core bearer routing and transmission technologies, and a wider use of software controlled flexible network elements. 

Candidates for this role should have: 

- A good understanding of the technical design and implementation of security controls required to protect fixed and mobile telecoms networks, internet gateway providers and DNS infrastructure providers.
- A good understanding of the security challenges arising from current and emerging technologies including; cloud hosted solutions, software defined networks, NFV, multicasting, content delivery networks, faster optical fibre connections, 5G, Internet of Things and DNS infrastructure.
- A good understanding of how to implement effective operational tools and procedures to support security architecture.
- A good understanding of how risk management and governance frameworks support security architecture.
- Experience with evaluating technical vulnerabilities and identifying reasonable and appropriate control measures.
- Written and oral communication skills including clear and effective presentation to both internal and external audiences.
- Appreciation of and desire to promote the organisation's values of excellence, agility, empowerment and collaboration.

Desirable Skills / Experience

- Experience and understanding of managing and monitoring cyber security assurance programmes.
- Experience of project management including developing and delivering against plans, managing risks and issues along the way.


- Preferably educated to degree level (or equivalent)
- Relevant professional qualifications
- Have an existing security clearance, or clearable to 'SC’ level

To apply please submit a copy of your up to date CV along with any appropriate supporting documentation.