Senior Cyber Security Engineer

2020-10-19 15:32:412022-06-17 ViaResource
Job Type PermanentPermanent Full Time
Area Home Counties , United Kingdom Bedfordshire, United Kingdom Hertfordshire , United Kingdom Home Counties United Kingdom
Sector Retail
Salary £60,000 - £75,000 + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser Sam Finn
Job Ref SXF10778
Are you a Cyber Security Engineer with experience working with SIEM tools? Are you looking to work within the SOC of a globally recognised brand to help them manage and maintain the tools that will keep the business and its customers secure? I am currently working with a FTSE100 organisation looking for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to join their growing SOC team and help manage the day-to-day maintenance of the tools and technologies within the business as well as helping them to improve their threat hunting capability.
Job Responsibilities of the Senior Cyber Security Engineer
  • Focus on improving the tools, technology & processes within the SOC team
  • Manage the implementation and maintenance of a wide range of security tools including SIEM, IDS/IPS, Firewalls etc
  • Work with the SOC team to improve their overall threat hunting capability, building proactive monitoring and security event tools
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders to ensure the SOC team’s ability is aligning to business objectives
  • Use previous experience, specific tools and advanced security techniques to help uncover and stay alert to malicious activity
  • Work collaboratively with the SOC Analysts to ensure they are able to perform their jobs to the best of their ability
  • Work collaboratively with Software and Systems Engineering teams to support security throughout the development lifecycle

Desirable Skills and Experience of the Senior Cyber Security Engineer
  • Experience working within a SOC environment
  • Knowledge of a range of Information Security tools such as SIEM (Splunk Ideally), IDS, IPS, Firewalls etc
  • Knowledge of techniques attackers would use to identify vulnerabilities, gain unauthorised access and access restricted information
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and related network protocols
  • Knowledge of current operating environments (Microsoft, Linux & OS X)
  • Team Player
  • Experience working in cloud environments and knowledge of AWS is ideal
  • Experience working is a DevOps environment using Agile techniques is ideal.
  • Knowledge of Github, Jenkins, Jira etc is desirable

As one of the first, specialist, Information Security recruitment consultancies, Via Resource have developed unparalleled insight and knowledge of the Information Security market accompanied by a vast network of contacts and opportunities for clients and candidates alike. Please get in touch if you would like to find out how we can assist you with your recruitment needs. 
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