BT Consultant Sytems Engineer in Ireland, United Kingdom

Consultant Systems Engineer - Applied Research

Location: London, Ipswich or Cheltenham

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

Security is the fastest growing part of our business. In a world where the bad guys are getting smarter and cyber-attacks are on the rise, it’s more important than ever that our security teams bring their A-game.

By joining us as a Systems Engineer, you’ll be able to help us change the world for the better.

You’ll be part of a team responsible for engineering solutions which range from bespoke developments to large solutions within multi-year programmes, delivering world-leading, innovate solutions to the world’s leading organisations and Government customers.

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 andw internal stakeholders as well as representing BT in external activities.

Within the System Engineering profession, you will have the opportunity to develop depth and breadth of technical skills which match your personal aspirations, as well as develop your non-technical skills to enable you to grow and develop your career.

D ue 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

  • 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.

And because we’ve been doing this for such a long time, we’re a truly trusted partner, so by joining us you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects and accounts that aren’t open to others.

We’re looking for outstanding people to join our team of 3,000 experts. They shield BT and our customers - including nation states, government, armed forces, emergency services, banks and retail outlets - to keep them safe from cyber-attacks. We work closely with global law enforcement agencies too, all in support of a safer connected world.

By helping us protect the entire country, the work you do will benefit everyone in the UK.

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. Diversity makes sense for us, our customers and our ambitions. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

*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.

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We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

Job: IT, Systems and Security

Title: Consultant Sytems Engineer

Location: GBR %26 Ireland

Requisition ID: 104718

Other Locations: UK %26 Ireland-United Kingdom-Gloucestershire-Cheltenham, UK %26 Ireland-United Kingdom-London-London, UK %26 Ireland-United Kingdom-Suffolk-Ipswich