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Senior Network Security Infrastructure Engineer

Senior Network Security Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: UK Wide, South West England
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R002801462
  • Closing Date: 30 November 2019

Job description

Senior Network Security Infrastructure Engineer

Are you a Senior Infrastructure Engineer looking to work with diverse cutting-edge technologies, industry leading vendors and across different internal teams?

Do you have a proven track record in providing technical leadership through the design, build and implementation of complex Network infrastructure solutions?

Do you relish working across multiple projects and immersing yourself in a team that will stretch and test you?

You will join our Infrastructure Engineering team, which provides design, build and non-production support services for the IT transformation delivery teams. You will provide strong technical leadership, enabling technical decisions to be made with confidence and at pace.

Nationwide is undergoing a major network transformation journey, involving leading edge technologies such as SD-WAN and ACI/SDN data networking, to enable and underpin our business and IT strategy.

For us, it’s not just about having the right technical background, you need to have an open mind, be able to work collaboratively and be driven to learn and succeed.

Who we're looking for

As a minimum you’ll:

•Have in depth knowledge & experience of Prevent, Protect, Cyber, plus network protocols and methodologies such as SSL, VPN, Load Balancing, DNS, Traffic Flow Mapping
•Be ready to share your expertise with our emerging talent
•Build good working relationships with both technical and business stakeholders, gaining their respect and trust based on your knowledge and professionalism
•Have the ability and desire to quickly learn new technologies.

Experience and knowledge of the following areas would be beneficial:

•Certified design professional accreditations such as CCDP or equivalent
•Practical experience in Data Centre technologies such as Cisco, F5, Intel Security
•LAN, WAN, Wireless
•Agile project management methodologies
•Regulatory environments such as PCI and GDPR
•Working with 3rd parties / Suppliers

What you'll be doing


Working with other Infrastructure Engineers in our delivery squads, you will:

•Provide technical leadership at all stages of the delivery lifecycle, including consultancy to stakeholders
•Identify and implement technically complex designs and/or environment solutions to meet the team objectives
•Organise the work of the Infrastructure Engineering team, relying on technical knowledge to create efficiencies and give appropriate direction
•Capture and share knowledge and ensuring use of documentation within engineering teams
•Drive decisions and remove blockers to drive forward implementation of technical artefacts
•Act as a point of escalation, working with and influencing senior stakeholders to remove barriers
•Work with stakeholder/peers to understand how the technical infrastructure deliverables interlock with activities within and outside of the team and where required negotiate solutions to align with engineering principles and architectural strategy

In addition, you will:

•Contribute to the creation and ongoing maintenance of engineering principles, patterns and standards to reflect best practice and effective use within the organisation
•Build a network including external relationships with other engineers/SMEs to understand best practice and emerging trends within engineering
•Act as an Engineering advocate across Nationwide, identifying good practices to adopt and sharing experiences, e.g.: through blog posts, tech talks at technical forums, knowledge share, etc.
•Develop capability of infrastructure engineering team by supporting recruitment and pipeline talent development, through coaching and mentoring

The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So, if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

As part of our team you’ll get:

• Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
• Pension scheme where if you pay in 7%, we’ll top it up to 23%
• Life assurance worth 8x your salary
• 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
• Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
• Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

Work with PRIDE

Princes Responsible Business Network
Stonewall Diversity Champion
Business Disability Forum Member
Woman Engaged

Why work for us?

At Nationwide, we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.