Secure Network Engineer

Reed Technology
315.00 GBP Daily
10 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

SC cleared, CCTV, Cable, Alarm, Installation Engineer, Network Engineer, OUTSIDE IR35


My client, a leader in the public sector, is seeking an installation/network engineer to work remotely during the Covid lockdown but then out of their London based offices.

2 Aims and Objectives of Requirement

DP Secure portfolio has delivered new MPS infrastructure platforms to host applications and services at GPMS levels of SECRET and TOP SECRET.

  1. Survey sites which will require access to secure systems for CPMP
  2. Produce survey reports to identify any required changes/modifications
    1. Discuss the findings with members of the MPS project team, PSD and MPS security accreditor.
    2. Produce designs to meet the security requirements and enable solution to be taken into support
    3. Get quotations from external suppliers for electrical works, containment, fibre and copper cabling, Security Alarms, CCTV and electronic door entry system installations.
    4. Manage the work of the supplier through to completion
    5. Update the MPS PM on progress and any potential Risk, Issues and Dependencies affecting Implementation.
    6. Assist the MPS PM in decommissioning obsolete network equipment and systems from sites.
    7. Test and Commission newly built sites and produce required handover documentations.
  3. Test the newly installed security systems for MPS physical security compliance.
  4. Assist in the installation and setting up of desktop equipment including Amulet terminals, printers, scanners and all associated ancillary equipment.
  5. Liaise with external suppliers and contractors to resolve technical issues associated with the installation of cabling, data points, CCTV, alarms and electronic door entry systems.
  6. Provide relevant infrastructure knowledge when called upon to support the Technical Design Assurance boards and relevant Project/Programme boards.

3 Scope and Terms

  1. Ensure CPMP Sites installation activities align to Security Design Authority Application principles and Standards.
  2. Produce the required drawings for the cabling and office floor plans (experience in using Autocad will be an advantage).
  3. Adhere to objectives, tasks, priorities and deadlines set by CPMP project manager.
  4. Act professionally in accordance with the role and as a representative of the CPMP Project team.
  5. Travel throughout London will be required.

4 Skills Requirements and Security Clearance

  1. Experience and knowledge of the Government Security Classification (GSC) levels and an understanding of the Cabinet Office Security Policy Framework.
  2. Experience of working on data and power cabling installations and solution delivery in Secret environment.
  3. Experience of working on CCTV, security alarms and door entry systems that meets the requirements of the security standards being applied for Secret environment.
  4. Experience in writing Design documentation suitable for accreditation at Secret GSC level.
  5. Experience of working with Security Accreditor to ensure the design meets the needs of the security standards being applied for a Secret environment.
  6. Experience in HMG Security Policies (The Security Policy Framework) and Standards and the application of CESG Guidance (Good practice guides and Security Procedures).
  7. Vendor qualification and/or a proven track record of related work experience.
  8. Understanding of Network infrastructure and Government Security/encryption requirements

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