Principal Network Engineer (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM Ref# TT258

  • London
  • £75000 - £85000 per annum + Annual Bonus
  • Permanent
  • TT258

Principal Network Engineer (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Principal Network Engineer (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM to take the lead on the security aspects in the systems engineering design, specification and implementation of new communications and surveillance services, enabling safe data exchange between airborne flight management systems.

Key Responsibilities for the Principal Network Engineer (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM:

  • Analyse requirements for next generation safety services with an emphasis on security aspects.
  • Conduct safety risk assessment, focussing on security threats and mitigations.
  • Derive engineering solutions that address the above security vulnerabilities and define the related management processes that will enable a cohesive approach to secure operations.
  • Perform the validation and verification of implemented systems, e.g. penetration testing of Inmarsat infrastructure; plus unit level and end-end system testing.
  • Work with others within the Inmarsat’s Technology and Operations teams to achieve above.
  • Form strong technical relationships with peers at satcom avionic manufacturers, airframers, ESA, and Inmarsat service providers.

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Principal Network Engineer (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM:

  • Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience of designing and assessing security of IPv4 and IPv6 networked systems.
  • Technically fluent in telecommunications technologies, an understanding of IP-based mobile networking technologies and satellite systems.
  • Knowledge of PKI.
  • Strong analytical capability, able to conduct system engineering and technology trade-offs.
  • Knowledge of networking technology including routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Working in a ISO27000 framework or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of software development and engineering techniques.
  • Experience in the identification and capture of IT functional and non-functional requirements for large, complex projects.
  • Knowledge of aeronautical Air Traffic Service domain in areas such as standards (e.g. ARINC, RTCA, Eurocae), or Certification, or Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN), or Air traffic DataLink Services.

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