Information Security Engineer

2018-03-13 10:07:281970-01-01Via Resource
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Reading or Central London
Area London, United Kingdom Thames Valley , United Kingdom Reading or Central London
Sector Financial Services
Salary DOE but £55k plus
Start Date
Job Ref 10543
 Continuously assess, measure, and monitor information technology risk by performing network and
system vulnerability assessments
 Identify weak or missing controls and vulnerabilities
 Actively manage and drive security vulnerability remediation efforts across the organization
 SIEM deployment, tuning, and maintenance
 Alert analysis from IDS/IPS, HIDS, SIEMS, and FIM events
 Respond and investigate potential security incidents
 Collaborate with business owners, product managers, IT operations teams, and development teams, to
provide subject matter expertise for information security matters
 Research and evaluate current or emerging security technologies to support cybersecurity initiatives
 Assist in analyzing technologies and defining security requirements
 Advises on security concerns and provides options and solutions
 Maintain compliance to security policies, standards, procedures
 Reviews configuration changes, critical systems, and infrastructure for possible security risks.
 Manage cybersecurity compliance activities and implement improvements where needed
 Measure performance indicators of program activities and effectively communicate status to
 Stay abreast of emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and be active in the security community
 Establish and maintain strong relationships with business units.
 Participate in special projects and other duties as required
 Self-starter with great written and verbal communications skills
 Strong problem solving and analytical skills
 Ability to work in a results oriented environment that presents strict deadlines and high expectations
 Ability to build and nurture strong relationships with teams
 Deep understanding of common security threats exploiting known vulnerabilities in IT infrastructure
 Must be able to learn and adapt quickly to ever changing requirements and priorities
 Knowledge of FFIEC and NIST relevant security standards and frameworks
 Excellent project management skills
 Professionally exercises discretion and independent judgement in day-to- day work
Job Description 2017
Preferred Skills
 Strong Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills
 Experience working with container technologies
 Technical expertise in cloud computing technologies (Azure/AWS/Etc.)
 Experience in cloud-based automation, integration, and deployment (DevOps)
 Scripting language experience (Python, PowerShell)
 Strong understanding of TCP/IP and protocol analysis
 BA or BS degree in Business, Computer Science, IT/MIS, or equivalent work experience required.
 Active industry recognized security certifications such as CISSP, CRISC, CISA, or RHCE is desired.
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