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Lead Security Systems Engineer

Posted: 4 Sep 2020 Closes: 18 Sep 2020
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time HS2_20000788

As Lead Security Systems Engineer you'll be responsible and accountable for leading the delivery of the technical specifications, architecture, and works information for the physical security systems (Video Surveillance System, Access Control, Intruder Detection, Video Management System, Physical Security Information Management) for the HS2 railway infrastructure. These are to be developed to satisfy the physical security systems strategy

About the role:

  • Technical lead of the Security Systems Engineering discipline
  • Engagement and management of stakeholders to ensure a holistic approach for development of engineering solutions.
  • Provide technical assurance and management for Security Systems delivery.
  • Work closely with the wider operations and engineering disciplines to develop the Physical Security Systems solutions that consider all relevant systems and subsystems
  • Develop the engineering requirements and specifications which deliver railway capability, and to achieve the security operational requirements while mitigating environmental impacts, within the programme and budget.
  • Develop technical solutions involving proof of concept.
  • Manage the technical risk for the Physical Security Systems works.
  • Provide technical expertise and advice relating to the delivery of Physical Security Systems to the wider project organisation, working closely with the system safety, security and interoperability team who are responsible for the overall security integration and approvals
  • Manage engineering aspects of work packages and suppliers, as required.
  • You will be expected to actively promote and embed Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work, and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
  • The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity & Respect.


About You:

• Provide engineering leadership on Physical Security systems engineering principles for the development of the HS2 project

• Ability to lead the integration of engineering requirements across multiple teams and be able to effectively communicate with stakeholders, colleagues and senior teams.

• Technical knowledge of physical security systems and how to integrate across multiple delivery areas within a infrastructure project.

• Understanding of the engineering management principles for infrastructure projects and knowledge of the technical standards which apply to physical security system design and operation.

• Experience in leading the development of multi-disciplinary engineering requirements, interface management and safety standards on large complex projects.

The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect

We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. Please attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application and include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.

About Us:

High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK's new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain's major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.

HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.

HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others' health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our 'Safe at Heart' programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.

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