Senior IT Security Engineer - Midlands based (hybrid working)

Posted 29 December 2021
Salary£65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Big bonus + many other benefits
LocationEngland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineTechnology Recruitment
Reference20523
Contact NameMartin Warner

Job description

Senior Security Engineer - West Midlands Head Office **** hybrid working ****

My client is looking to recruit 2 senior IT Security Engineers to join their expanding Security Engineering team

The successful candidates will become Subject Matter Experts within the Security Engineering

- Working to industry best practices, cyber security, security design principles and risk management
- Leading concurrent security work-stream activities for business and IT projects as well as designing and delivering corporate IT security services and solutions.
- Supporting recovery and remediation activities for service and cyber incidents.

The role holder manage delegated responsibilities from the Head of Security Engineering, Architecture and Cyber Security

The successful candidates will play an active part in coaching and guiding members of the Security Engineering and Architecture team to manage changing priorities as well as IT project demands.

Areas of responsibility will include

- Product selection, design and implementation of enterprise class security systems and services to mitigate current and emerging threats
- Define and maintain technical security standards and key controls
- Support investigations of security incidents;
- Identify root causes and assess the business impact of affected critical systems and data.
- Inform and manage the necessary corrective action plans for cyber or operational resilience incidents.
- Provide advanced specialist support and advisory services as a Subject Matter Expert in all areas of IT Security
- Provide support to the Head of Security Engineering, Architecture and Cyber Security in setting the direction and focus for team driven achievement of objectives
- Delivery of a security testing strategy
- Support the IT Risk Manager during targeted technical risk reviews and assessments of IT and cyber risks within the Group's IT and business environments.

**** There are many other facets to this varied and interesting role and these are covered on a comprehensive job spec ****

To be considered for this role you will need to have experience in the following areas

- working in a dedicated Information Security (InfoSec) role is essential
- implementing and managing AV, perimeter defences, network access controls and cyber countermeasures is essential
- documenting and reviewing security and IT designs to identify security risks and gaps
- managing vulnerability scanning and remediation
- experience implementing and managing website and e-mail content filtering, data loss prevention
- experience with Cloud-based services and securing cloud architectures
- analysing and investigating security incidents including root-cause analysis
- managing IPS custom rules and SIEM tuning
- experience implementing security quality gates

Please send your CV to me, Martin Warner, and I will get back to you as soon as possible