Lead Consultant Software Engineer - GSS
Ipswich, Cheltenham or London
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 Software Engineer, you’ll be able to help us change the world of the better. You’ll be developing and supporting secure applications and systems to combat cyber-crime and threats to the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure for both BT and our customers.
What you'll be doing
Joining a team of world class engineers, you’ll be working on a huge range of software engineering projects. They’re pretty varied and cover everything from malware analysis to high-speed packet processing. And most of our unique products push the boundaries of existing technology, so you can rest assure that you’ll always be at the forefront of the industry.
You’ll be responsible for:
To work on technical projects/operational support tasks for their managers or sponsors independently with minimal guidance. This may involve working alone or as part of a wider project/support team, managing specific tasks.
Responsible for managing and developing teams or people for specific tasks or projects.
To draft reports and make recommendations to managers and project sponsors.
To provide analytical and innovative input to projects/operational issues as well as support negotiations.
May involve managing project teams involved in the delivery of specific tasks associated with ICT based business transformation programmes, strategic projects and change initiatives within time, cost and quality parameters.
To lead the development and implementation and ongoing management of policies and procedures.
To work with internal, external and third party suppliers.
To act as a key contributor and provide expert advice to other groups on technical and operational issues.
To produce cost/timescale 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.
Day to day you’ll:
Develop and deliver completely bespoke solutions, from inception right through to production
Design, develop, test, deploy and continually improve our software to keep us ahead of the cyber-criminals
Writing software on (at least) a weekly basis
We work across a number of different technologies, but we don’t expect you to be an expert in everything – that’s what the team are here for and we’ll support you learning additional skills too. However, you would need to be a hands on practitioner in at least one of the technology areas we work in.
The latest security measures and countermeasures
Bespoke network design
Cyber security processing systems
Design, integration, testing and support of world leading big data platforms
Building security applications for desktop and mobile platforms.
We'll also need to see these on your CV
A degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of study
Experience working to multiple deadlines
Cloud platforms and container technologies; AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack, OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud Security.
Software lifecycle, issue management and version control technologies and practices; e.g. Git (using Git Flow), Bitbucket, JIRA, Scrum/Kanban.
Due to the nature of the work our team undertake, you’ll need to be security cleared to be able to join us. This means you’ll need to meet our residency criteria*
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.
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