Performance Engineer

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Are you passionate about working with cutting edge technology and owning the design and engineering on projects delivering solutions that are central to our customer’s missions? Join BAE Systems as a junior solution architect. We are looking for an individual developing into an architect with strong focus on performance engineering and optimisation across a range of technologies and applications. The NNCC proposition provides government customers with the ability to monitor their countries’ Internet infrastructure for cyber-attacks. Using a combination of Applied Intelligence’s own high speed network probes, the latest intelligence from our Threat Intelligence team and Internet-scale behavioural analytics, the NNCC system brings together many different parts of what AI does.

What you could be doing for us:

You’ll be working with our global teams and be responsible for ensuring that the solution meets its functional and non-functional requirements, and the correct application of relevant technologies, processes and tool chains. You’ll need to define innovative solutions to problems, underpinned by robust delivery and engineering methods. You will be responsible for determining the performance of the NNCC systems, both software and hardware. You will work with other architects to come up with ways to improve performance and verify. You will generate evidence based performance benchmarks and recommendations.

You’ll enjoy working as part of a team, working with other architects and engineers to get the best out of the team, allowing everyone to contribute the skillsets. You will be an excellent communicator both internally and externally to your project, to facilitate decision making and co-ordinate design activities with related teams.

What background are we looking for?

  • Evidence of understanding aspects of system performance such as data rates, latency of operations and hardware resource consumption. Understand what measureable attributes tell us how these are performing
  • Experience of combining multiple performance attributes to predict end to end system performance, to extrapolate from one system to another and to predict impact of changes
  • Evidence of designing and documenting the mechanisms to measure performance, and harvest performance data from deployed systems
  • Evidence of guiding teams working on system performance to implement the performance measurement design
  • Hands on involvement in performance testing.

How we will support you:

  • Work-life balance is important; you’ll get 25 days holiday a year and, via our flexible benefits package the option to buy/sell and carry over from the year before
  • Our flexible benefits package includes; private medical and dental insurance, a competitive pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, taste cards and more
  • You’ll have a dedicated Career Manager to help you develop your career and guide you on your journey through BAE Systems
  • Don’t know a particular technology? Your learning and development is key to your future career
  • You’ll be part of our bonus scheme
  • You are welcome to join any/all of our Diversity and Support groups. These groups cover everything from gender diversity to mental health and wellbeing.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber-crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations. We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.

Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we’re constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we’ll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you’ll have client contact, variety and support from day one.

We’ll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you’ll be much more than just a job title; you’ll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today’s global marketplace requires 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. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

Security Clearance

Only those with the permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK will be considered for a position within BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Due to the nature of our work, successful candidates for this role will be required to go through Government SC clearance prior to starting with us. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance

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Life at BAE Systems Applied 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 wellbeing.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied 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.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Government

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Government contracts are an area we have many decades of experience in. Our Government business unit houses four of our critical client groups: UK National Security, Global National Security, defence and central government. Government and key infrastructure networks are critical targets to defend as the effects of these networks being breached can be devastating.

As a member of the Government business unit, you will defend the connected world and ensure the protection of nations. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

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