Network Security Engineer - Engineering

  1. Corporate

Atkins is part of the SNC Lavalin Group of companies, the delivery of its IT is via a function called IT Services which is organised as a global operation with significant presence in India.  Group IS has developed an operating model for 2020 to revolutionise the way IT services are provided to the company, moving from a ‘Business as Usual’ focus to an organisation driven by Business Value.  Key concepts include:  transitioning to digital products, adopting agile delivery approaches across the organisation, leveraging cloud services, and applying focus to supporting company project bids and delivery.

As the Senior Network Security Engineer / Solutions Architect you will join the network security engineering team to provide solution architecture SME’s inputs-based on best practice to maintain, develop and mature numerous products. As the specialist in your trade, you will be one of the accountable SME resources accountable for existing and any new products. This will entail designing and implementing new solutions and retrofitting improvements to existing environments. SME support to the operations team is also required for complex issues. 
An important part of this role will be to challenge the normal approach and provide alternatives for improvement. 

We offer

Joining Atkins will embark you on a great journey in a global organisation. As Senior Engineer / Architect you will gain broad business knowledge of the company’s activities globally, as well as understand how the complexity of IT supports the business. 
You will be exposed to a wide and challenging range of business issues through regular engagement with key stakeholders across all management levels. 
You will work and communicate across geographical and cultural borders that will enable you to build a strong professional network. We believe people thrive when they are in charge of their career paths and professional growth. We will provide you with opportunities to broaden your knowledge and strengthen your technical and professional foundation. 

We aim to be a world-class professional IT organisation that delivers business value through automation, standardisation and innovation. We believe in empowerment where each of us takes ownership and responsibility for developing and implementing new ways of working. 

The role offers flexibility and can be home based.

Key responsibilities 

  • Assessment business critical technologies for security vulnerabilities and improvements 

  • Provide best practice remediation recommendations to address security flaws identified 

  • Accountable for guiding and supporting the operations teams in all technologies under our remit. 

  • Provide specific product technical solutions 

  • Is result oriented and has a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility. The expectation is that involving an architect in a project is a guarantee of obtaining positive outcomes. 

  • Involved in supporting the business teams to understand the security constraints and recommendations and works with them to translate those requirements in solution designs and implementation plan 

  • Analyses products and technologies and makes appropriate suggestions to influence technical direction and use of technologies after making necessary evaluations 

  • Responsible for propagating “Secure by Design” principles by getting involved early in the cycle for any new Platform or Application being planned in the Technology eco-system 


Experience required

  • Commendable experience of information security in a global and similar size business 

  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current information security events and trends 

  • Good understanding of Cybersecurity NIST framework 

  • Extensive technical skills covering product, technologies are essential, it is not necessary to be a specialist in any one area or technology 

  • Advanced Knowledge of Security Architecture Principles 

  • Knowledge of Application Architecture and ability to align to Network Strategy 

  • Knowledge of IAM (Identity Access Management) principles is beneficial 

  • Excels at stakeholder management, communication and able to build credibility and demonstrate the value of designing security controls early in the lifecycle 

  • Detailed hands on experience covering several of the following technical areas with delivery at scale is desirable: 




Checkpoint / Firewalls 

Zscaler ZIA / ZPA / ZAPP 

Remote Access 

AAA ( Cisco ACS / MS NPS ) 




Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and benefits: 
Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. 
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:


Security Clearance: 
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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