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OT Network Engineer

Publish Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: UK Wide, UK Wide, GB-United Kingdom

Company: Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.


At Atos, our ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves.  They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply.


Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.


The opportunity

We are looking for an Operational Technology (OT) Network Engineer to work with utilities client in the United Kingdom on long-term programmes to migrate remote sites and top-end telemetry and control systems to next-generation technology!

The Network Engineer will be handling, at a technical level, all new customer Network transitions for new Atos customers that have current incumbent suppliers through to successful migration transition into Atos.

This role is to specify then deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation. To fulfil this role the individual must be independent, motivated and able to work juggling between multiple projects.

The Operational Technology Engineer will collaborate and support directly the Project/Programme Manager with solution design for new implementations and to drive process improvement within the organization.


Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Acquire a detailed understanding of the customer’s business needs, technologies, key applications and network and security infrastructure
  • Provide Network consultancy Account and Client as required.
  • Ensure that Networks & Security are taken into account in all new solutions
  • Provide Network technical input into Business Office proposals ensuring that the solution satisfies customers` requirements and is aligned with Atos standards along with accurate effort estimates for all new projects and incremental work.
  • Contribute to High Level Designs (HLD) to meet client project requirements in compliance with Atos CTO standards and strategy.
  • Provide technical assurance to the wider team throughout the Low-Level Design and Implementation project phases to ensure compliance with the HLD and Atos standards are maintained.
  • The role is based in the UK and candidates should be available for travel to client sites throughout Scotland and other Atos locations.


Skills we can’t do without:

  • Good knowledge in Data Networking
  • Good understanding of Network security solutions
  • Must hold or be able to undertake and gain Security Clearance to SC level
  • Demonstrable skills in providing technical design and architecture solutions specifically in Networks and Security
  • Professional and dynamic approach, demonstrates a clear passion for delivering world class IT services and solutions
  • Knowledge of telecommunications systems used for remote site connectivity and the legacy implementation of voiceband modems in the context of Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) and loggers which are common in the utilities industry
  • Radio technologies including scanning radio, LTE cellular, Narrowband, and satellite communications
  • Knowledge of protocols used in end-end serial communications for telemetry, command and control like MODBUS and DNP3
  • Knowledge of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, communications means (LoRaWAN, NB-IoT,…), cloud data repository and management systems including next generation protocols such as OPC(UA), MQTT and AMQP


Skills we’d like:

Current SC level Security Clearance or ability to gain.


Significant knowledge of other key technologies such as:

  • F5 Networks
  • Checkpoint Software Technologies
  • SDN
  • NFV
  • Cloud services such as Azure, AWS, or Google solution architecture experience or certificate
  • Juniper



What we Offer:

  • Attractive salary
  • 25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits
  • Flex benefits system – exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
  • Retail discounts
  • Pension - matching contribution up to 10%
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enrolment in our Share scheme  - subject to scheme eligibility criteria  
  • Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms


Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.