What you'll be doing
As a member of the System Engineering team you will have the opportunity to work in all areas of the system development lifecycle, from the early stages of conception and proof of concept, through architecture design and development and into delivery and maintenance.
You will be required to work within a clear framework of accountability often working under your own direction with autonomy.
There will be opportunities for you to influence other members of the team, customers and internal stakeholders as well as representing BT in external activities.
You’ll be accountable for :
Providing ICT advice and / or professional services to both internal and external clients.
Providing support on projects, carrying out elements of the research, analysis and / or delivery.
Providing operational support ensuring KPIs and SLA are achieved.
Leading on the delivery of specific components of a project.
Drafting reports and discuss recommendations based on research with their manager.
Share expertise with peers.
Occasionally provides on the job training to other team members.
Supporting the development and implementation of unit policies and procedures.
May involve liaising with internal, external and third party suppliers.
Input to cost / timescales solutions / options and manage expectations as appropriate with customer or business unit / LoB teams.
To personally participate in and contribute to BT wide professional community activities where applicable e.g. knowledge sharing, best practice within BT and external industry.
To use the relevant BT wide professional community framework to raise their skills and those of their team to the recommended PC standards.
Due to the nature of the work our team undertakes, you’ll need to be security cleared to be able to join us. This means you’ll need to meet our residency criteria*
We'll also need to see these on your CV
Experience in some of the following capabilities :
Cryptography, Vulnerability research / Penetration testing, Scripting / Utility languages (Python / JS / PowerShell), High-assurance development practices : Testing / Assurance / Automation / Scripting, Reverse engineering
Also with experience in :
Hands-on experience with system integration, product design, requirements gathering, traceability and testing. Customer communication and engagement essential.
Knowledge of development and delivery methodologies and experience of selecting and applying these to fit the customer’s needs.
Knowledge of requirements elicitation, design, development and test phases, their processes, strategies, artefacts and quality control measures needed
Skills in core current technologies, such as operating systems and their associated management and configuration, collaboration tools (such as Atlassian suite), Scripting and / or Programming Languages, Networking Fundamentals, Virtualisation, Continuous Integration Tools, Test Tools, Databases
Knowledge of security principles, data protection, privacy, legal and policy constraints, and understanding of how these are applied throughout the engineering lifecycle.
Knowledge and skills and selecting and designing Big Data solutions which match customer requirements.
Knowledge and skills in implementing robust change control processes and integrating toolsets to ensure version control, code quality checking, continuous integration and controlled deployments
Knowledge of physical deployment options, ranging from physical hardware, virtualisation, containerisation and Cloud offerings, and experience of selecting the most suitable offering.
Why choose us?
Security is part of our DNA we’ve been at the forefront of cyber security development ever since our very own Tommy Flowers carried out ground-breaking work in encryption with Alan Turing during the Second World War.
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You must be born or naturalised British Citizen and one of your parents must be a British Citizen or have substantial ties to the UK.
Candidates must normally have been a resident in the UK for nine of the last ten years prior to their application and this is particularly important if you were born outside of the UK.
You’ll still be considered if you have, for example, served overseas with HM Armed Forces or in some other official capacity as a representative of Her Majesty’s Government, studied abroad or lived overseas with your parents.