Senior Cyber Security Engineer

31 May 2024
17 Jun 2024
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join our client, a leading technology company. As a Cyber Security Engineer focusing on Security Operations, you will play a vital role in protecting our client's systems and data from cyber threats. This is a permanent position within the Technology sector, offering excellent career development opportunities.

About the Role
As a Cyber Security Engineer your primary responsibility will be Security Operations and Incident Response as well as Vulnerability Management and Threat Intelligence. In addition, you will work closely with the Cyber Security Manager and Security Architect to independently resolve complex issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to security alerts and incidents, following established protocols and best practices.
  • Create response playbooks and standard operating procedures to streamline incident response processes.
  • Work independently to resolve complex security issues, with support and guidance from the Cyber Security Manager and Security Architect.
  • Provide knowledge transfer to Service Delivery teams and mentor other members of the cybersecurity team.
  • Develop an in–depth understanding of threats in a mission–critical or national infrastructure environment.
  • Engage with stakeholders to promote a mindset of developing secure systems and act as a subject matter expert in cybersecurity.
  • Experience in working with MOD e.g., CyDR, JSP 604, or NCSC Cybersecurity Assessment Framework, or HMG, or commercial defence and security environments would be an added benefit.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Significant experience working in a security operations centre (SOC) and responding to security alerts.
  • Experience in creating response playbooks and handling escalations.
  • Additional experience in EDR, M365 security, SIEM, Vulnerability management, MITRE attack framework, and Incident response.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to promote a secure mindset within an organisation.
  • Previous experience working with MOD or in a national infrastructure environment would be advantageous.

About You
You are a highly motivated individual with a passion for cybersecurity. You have a proven ability to work independently on resolving complex issues, and you thrive in a fast–paced environment. Your strong communication skills allow you to effectively engage with stakeholders and transfer knowledge to team members.

Note: To work in this role, you will need to have an SC clearance with no restrictions, or you must have the ability to obtain an SC clearance.

If you are an experienced Cyber Security Engineer and looking for an exciting opportunity to further develop your skills and contribute to a leading technology company, we would love to hear from you. Apply now!