Security Engineer

SECEL1

Permanent £40000 – £60000 per annum Bonus
City of London, Greater London

Security Engineer

London - £40,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

A widely recognised financial organisation is seeking a Security Engineer to join a growing security team. A core component of the organisations continued growth and success is their excellent IT function. As a Security Engineer, you'll have a fundamental role in ensuring all cyber risks to the organisation are managed and maintained effectively. Beyond the day-to-day, however, you will also be involved in longer-term projects that are critical to the future proofing of the organisation from threat including design and testing, as well as ensuring that standards and policies are adhered to.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement safety measures and data recovery plans
  • Install, configure and upgrade security software (e.g. antivirus programs)
  • Secure networks through firewalls, password protection and other systems
  • Investigate, isolate, and resolve infrastructure and network errors both autonomously and with the support of other IT staff/ 3rd party vendors with minimal downtime
  • Inspect hardware for vulnerable points of access
  • Monitor network activity to identify issues early and communicate them to IT teams
  • Act on privacy breaches and malware threats
  • Draft policies and guidelines
  • Serve as a security expert and advise other members of the organisation were necessary

Skills:

  • Proven experience in an IT Security position
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field would be ideal
  • Hold a professional security certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CISSP, SSCP)
  • Experience installing, supporting and maintaining IT security
  • Exceptional Knowledge of patch management, firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems (e.g. TippingPoint, Languard)
  • Ideally from an IT infrastructure background but you will at least have a general understanding of key infrastructure including network, servers, storage, software systems and cloud technologies
  • Familiarity with security frameworks (e.g. IS27001, COBIT, SOC2, PCI DSS).
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with the new GDPR regulations

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a key player in the future of a prestigious organisation. In return, the company are offering an excellent salary package and a development plan with opportunities for progression and role specialisation as the team expands. If you believe you meet these requirements, then please click "APPLY NOW" or send your CV to tom@applauseit.co.uk

Security Engineer - London - £40,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits - Analyst, IS27001, GDPR, Firewall, Testing, Network, Server


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