Baseband Security Lead (Networks)

Job Description

Job Title: Baseband Security Lead
Location: Wiltshire, Bristol, Gloucester and Hampshire + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57294

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Baseband Security Lead at our sites in Wiltshire, Bristol, Gloucester and Hampshire.

The role
As a Baseband Security Lead, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. As the Baseband Security Lead, you will act as the Technical Design Authority (TDA) for security within highly complex technical design or service issues that cannot be resolved through the normal operations and maintenance procedures and provide leadership for root cause analysis.

Day-to-day, you'll support concept, high level design, low level design and implementation planning as well as:

  • Supporting incident response teams
  • Providing input into the technical steering community and security working groups
  • Reviewing IT health checks on perimeter and internal defences
  • Defining requirements for suppliers, ensuring the proposal and deliverable meets the needs of the business
  • Acting as a 4th line technical lead to resolves technical problems

This position involves travel/working across a range of internal and customer sites, as a requirement of the role.

This role is full time, 37-hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with three days in the office/onsite and two days working from home.

Essential experience of the Baseband Security Lead

  • Previously held senior engineering roles within projects to deliver change to complex, large scale networks
  • An expert knowledge of all aspects of IT security
  • Awareness of current trends in IT security
  • An understanding of UK regulatory and compliance matters including GDPR
  • In depth knowledge on firewalls, IDS, IPS and Encryption. Product experience covering Cisco technologies including SDA, SD-WAN, ASAs, FTDs, FMC, PxGrid, ISE, TrustSec, SecureX 'EDR', ACI, SSE, Umbrella+SIG, Skylight tooling, Cybervision (IOT security)

Qualifications for the Baseband Security Lead

  • Cisco CCIE- Security Certification
  • HND (Level 5) or equivalent in a STEM subject

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to achieve and maintain Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 24/05/2024