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Security Engineer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Insurance
  • Contact: Matthew Capon
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 April 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -032021-458191

Security Engineer - Cyber - Financial Services - Contract - Remote

My Financial Services client is recruiting a Security Operations Centre (SOC) Engineer to provide analysis, diagnosis and resolution of detected alerts, vulnerabilities and customers' IT issues. The role requires a high level of understanding on Network security tools, SIEM products and Vulnerability scanning tools across the UK infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with system owners and third-party security vendors to coordinate regular security assessments;
  • Perform system administration of various security solutions
  • Investigate security events
  • Provide direction to an off-site security operations team
  • Support the IT Operations and Engineering teams in delivering all aspects of support
  • Collaborate with system owners to identify remediation plans for security issues found and tracks to completion;

    Experience required:
  • Previous experience working within a SOC, being able to operate SIEM and security tools;
  • Minimum of five years of IT experience, including expertise in security and operations within an extensive IT infrastructure;
  • Knowledge of security practices (e.g. ISO 27001, NIST, Cobit);
  • Hands-on technical administration experience with security tools;
  • Knowledge and experience regarding security best practices;

    Start date: ASAP

    Duration: 6 months

    Rate: £400-£500 p/d PAYE

    Base location: Remote working for duration of contract

    If this is of interest, please apply with your latest CV and I will be in touch if your profile matches the spec.