Technical Security Consultant - International Travel - Middle East

Job City:  London
Professional Area:  Cyber Security Specialists
Job Req ID:  120677


Location(s): UK, Europe & Africa : UK : London || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Gloucester || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Great Baddow || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Guildford || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Leeds || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : London-CS || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Manchester || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : NR- London || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Preston || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : UK Home 


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.



Technical Security Consultant – International Travel – Middle East


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence has been contracted to deliver a National Cyber Security Programme in the Middle East as a client side strategic advisor.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a best of breed capability delivery team that will deliver a National Programme to enhance a Nations Cyber Security posture. 


The role of ‘Technical Security Consultant’ is based in the UK with frequent business trips to the Middle East for 1-3 weeks at a time.  When working in the UK up to 70% of effort could be required to be in company offices the remaining could be home working.


About the job:


As a ‘Technical Security Consultant’ you will be responsible for supporting the production of the technology design and the High Level Design for this National Cyber Security programme. Day to day duties will be varied but will include things like:


  • General consultancy work including liaising with stakeholders, preparing realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining the core Azure services and 3rd party applications require to deliver the services to the end client.
  • Supporting the wider team and provision of specialist advice to the policy teams and assisting with the technical Job Specifications, Personal Development Plans, and the production of processes and procedures for maintaining and supporting the technical solution.
  • Supporting account creation and maintenance of the cloud solution and associated services.
  • Defining and measuring performance metrics for the services.
  • Supporting the development of 1st to 4th line support plans and system and UAT
  • Support the development of functional and non-functional test procedures.
  • Documenting the design, and configuration
  • Mentoring client infrastructure team skills team.
  • Supporting the production of technical requirements and user stories for eth future capability requirements across ICT, security applications and Service management tools and applications.


The skills and experience we are looking for:


  • You will need to have experience working in an operational IT environment and an Operational cyber security environment and also as a security consultant to be considered for this role.
  • Proven experience conducting OnBoarding activities onto a SIEM and experience at developing security use cases
  • You will have experience setting up and configuring Azure services and configuring and operating Azure security services (Microsoft Defender, Security Graph, Sentinel)
  • Client side consulting skills, including stakeholder engagement, briefing, report writing and the ability to communicate insights and concepts to others
  • designing, installing and configuring highly capacity and availability networks
  • Proven experience in deploying highly secured networks; experience with VMWare, MS Server 2019 or later, MS Windows, MS Azure and AWS.
  • You will be able to design, install and configure SANs and VSANs and also design and install VPNs, VLANs, MDE and DLP.
  • Experience in producing technical documentation to a high standard is also needed.
  • You will have an analytical approach and be capable of solving new and complex technical problems.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate the impact and importance of detailed technical information to non-technical and senior audiences.
  • Arabic speaking would be advantageous but it not mandatory.
  • You will be able to take frequent business trips to the Middle East for 1-3 weeks at a time


Benefits and reward package details provided upon application.


Security Clearance


Due to the nature of our work, successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government security clearance prior to starting with us.




Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 


We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.


By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.


Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 


Division overview: Capabilities


At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours. 


Job Title:  Technical Security Consultant - International Travel - Middle East

Job City:  London
Professional Area:  Cyber Security Specialists
Job Req ID:  120677