Security Operations Engineer

2019-02-08 09:55:322019-03-01 ViaResource
Job Type Contract
Area London, United Kingdom
Sector Financial Services
Salary £600-700 per day
Start Date
Deliver world-class security operations services to our business
  • Design, support and review our vulnerability management process including internal and external vulnerability scans, vulnerability ranking and vulnerability resolution.
    • Managing existing internal vulnerability scanning tools and processes
  • Support and management of external threat intelligence services, including feeds from DigitalShadows
    • Manage the threat intel feed on a regular basis and initiative, support responses to threats of interest
  • Design, support and review our penetration test process and carry out internal penetration tests.
    • Managing existing internal penetration testing service, schedule and processes
    • Managing existing external penetration testing service, schedule and processes
  • Perform security research and operate personal projects - the crazier the better
  • Support red team, offensive cyber testing and cyber simulation tests
  • Support all departments with threat modelling for existing/planned systems.
  • Design, support and maintain secure configuration baselines for all our systems.
  • Maintain and evolve guidelines for centralized logging and carry out log reviews.
    • Log reviews performed on daily basis and support Technology team
    • AV Monitoring and support response to alerts 
    • Proactive threat hunting
  • Design and carry out all security-related incident management activities that are integrated into our global incident management process.
    • Support incident response activities as required
  • Support security operations improvements as part of the overall security program
  • Support security assurance activities, external security audits and enquiries
    • Support preparation for upcoming external PCI audits
    • Support security enquiries from potential new and existing clients
    • Oversight and assurance reviews of key operational processes
    • Review and confirm standard and privileged user reviews are being effectively performed on a regular basis
    • Review and confirm our Third Party Service providers are operating with relevant security controls and compliance in place, security assurance checks
  • Carry out and document gap analysis and internal audits of our systems.
  • Maintenance of operational security processes
What we expect from you                                       
  • Have at least 4 years of experience in a medium to large IT environment with responsibilities for Penetration techniques and tools and vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Centralised event log collection and monitoring services
  • Information security standards and best practices, PCI DSS, ISO 2700x, etc.
  • Successfully supported security incident responses.
  • Security baselines and secure configuration best practices
  • Enjoys working in a self-organizing team environment
  • Thinks further than the solution appears to require
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual and communications skills in spoken and written English
  • Fast learner, high capacity for abstract thinking and structured approach to work plus a hands-on mentality and an international mindset
  • Knowledge of and experience of security within AWS infrastructure.
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