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IDS/IPS Cyber Security Engineer (SME)

Publish Date:  Oct 7, 2020

Birmingham, West Midlands, GB

Company:  Atos

Cyber Security Engineer (SME)
Location: Birmingham


Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.



The opportunity


Thanks to another well-earned promotion, we’re now seeking a new security guru to join our fast-growing cybersecurity team. As a Senior Cyber Security Engineer, you’ll play a leading role in helping us continue to deliver world-class end-to-end security for our clients, while growing our expertise across a booming cybersecurity landscape. Instinctively security minded with strong leadership and project management skills, you’ll be the go-to person for projects ranging from small and niche, to substantial and strategic.


Location: Birmingham (4 days a week).


Your day-to-day responsibilities include:


  • Providing technical leadership in the detailed design, deployment and exploitation of specified IT security services and tools
  • Ensuring design documentation and procedures are kept up-to-date and adhered to (personally and for junior team members)
  • Engaging in and supporting the transition of project deliverables into operational service
  • Delivering information security portfolio deployments for existing clients, onboarding new clients to BDS’s services and assisting with ongoing portfolio development
  • Ensuring the timely transition of services to operational state so as to maximise commercial recovery, and provide technical input to bids and costings when required


Signs of success

Along with a willingness to travel, the expectation of time being spent away from home on a periodic basis, you’ll need a rich combination of experience, proven skills and personal attributes to be successful in this role. See below to find out if you’re the person we’re looking for.

Skills we can’t do without:


  • Experience supporting or deploying security technology or services
  • Strong knowledge (SME) in IDS/IPS
  • Ability to take a hands-on approach and lead technical deployments
  • Confident ability to write and review designs, reports, procedures and standards
  • Recognised security qualifications, i.e. CISSP, CISM, CISA, ITIL
  • Eligibility for UK security clearance, SC


Skills we’d like:


  • Awareness of UK government protective marking standards, and of industry standards – PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, GPG 13
  • Solid network engineering and server architecture awareness, including common exploits and vulnerabilities
  • Hands-on experience in network/server and security operational roles, information security management and product pre-sales


Compensation and Benefits
A great incentive to join the Atos team is the market competitive range of benefits that the Company provides. These include a competitive salary, as well as a number of core benefits, such as; 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays; private medical insurance, which all new starters will be automatically opted into; an attractive stakeholder pension scheme, with employer contributions of up to 10% basic salary; Life Assurance; Income Protection; Personal Accident Insurance; and Season Ticket Loan. In addition to this Atos operates a flexible benefits scheme that allows you to purchase discounted products and services. Additionally, comprehensive training and development is delivered in a variety of ways, leading to accreditation if required.

Your Application
If you wish to apply for this position, please click below to complete our online application form and attach your CV in either Word, rtf or text format.
Atos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation. All recruitment decisions are based solely on qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience and relevant business requirements.
We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the applications process for people with disabilities.