Data Resilience Security Engineer

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21 Jun 2024
18 Jul 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Pontoon is an employment consultancy. We put expertise, energy, and enthusiasm into improving everyone's chance of being part of the workplace.?We respect and appreciate people of all ethnicities, generations, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities, and more.?We do this by showcasing their talents, skills, and unique experience in an inclusive environment that helps them thrive.?

An exciting opportunity within UK's largest retail bank and household name are looking Data Resilience Security Engineer based in Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, Halifax & Birmingham

Role: Data Resilience Security Engineer

Location: Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, Halifax & Birmingham (2 days week on site)

Duration: 6 Months

Status: Inside IR35

Rate: Circa GBP750 – GBP800/Day

The role reports into the Data Resilience Technical Lead and requires ambitious individuals with a proactive, can–do attitude and solution–oriented mindset to deliver at pace.

As the Data Resilience Security Engineer, you will focus on Data Security; assuring the group safeguards data and associated assets from vulnerabilities and threats that could lead to a compromise of the integrity and availability leading to customer harm.

Experience and skills Required:

  • Security scanning and testing, including Qualys, Ethical Hacking, SAST & DAST
  • Vulnerability management (CVSS)
  • Hands on experience of modern security architecture along with diagnostic and monitoring tooling.
  • Proficient in Cryptographic key management and encryption deployments.
  • Knowledge of ISO 27001/27002, NIST and/or CIS, SIEM tooling (Splunk) , Endpoint Detection and Response tooling (SentinelOne)
  • Knowledge of zero trust security for applications and Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, zOS, F5)
  • Familiar with analytic platforms and databases such as MSSQL, Kafka, S3, etc
  • Exposure to security concepts (MITRE, Kill–Chain)
  • Experience of incident response (triage, classification, investigation, and escalation)
  • Financial Services experience and exposure to some but not all; payments, cards, pensions, insurance, markets, trade & settlement, logon customer journeys.


  • The primary security contact for data resilience.
  • Provide input and direction on security assessments to identify gaps that could lead to IBS Impact Tolerance thresholds being breached.
  • Develop security initiatives and guidance for Operational Resilience, Chief Security Office and change frameworks.
  • Oversee the development of security controls and collaborate with platform teams and Chief Security Office to remediate security gaps.
  • Perform horizon scanning and provide input to group policies and procedures.
  • Support and grow team members in security domains of data resilience.
  • Present data resilience security gaps to peers and senior stakeholders

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunity's employer.