Job Title: Technical Security Engineer
Location: Remote (UK-based)
Salary Range: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
My client is seeking a skilled Security Engineer to join the team. This role is for a house-hold name client, and comes with an exception benefits package!
This is a remote position based in the UK, offering a competitive salary range of £40,000 - £50,000 per annum based on experience.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement effective security measures and strategies.
Manage and maintain security tools and systems, including EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) tools such as Carbon Black and Microsoft Defender.
Utilize SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) tools, specifically Splunk, to monitor and analyze security events and incidents.
Conduct security assessments and vulnerability scanning, and provide recommendations for remediation.
Respond to security incidents promptly, investigate root causes, and implement appropriate measures to prevent future occurrences.
Stay up to date with the latest security threats and trends, and proactively identify potential vulnerabilities.
Assist in the development and implementation of security policies, procedures, and standards.
Collaborate with other technical teams to ensure the security of cloud environments, particularly with AWS.
Develop and maintain security-related scripts and automation tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Solid experience with EDR tools such as Carbon Black and Microsoft Defender, including configuration, management, and incident response.
Proficiency in working with SIEM tools, especially Splunk, for log management, threat detection, and incident investigation.
Knowledge and experience with cloud platforms, preferably AWS, and understanding of cloud security best practices.
Strong understanding of network protocols, firewall technologies, and secure network design principles.
Familiarity with scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell) for security automation and tool development.
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze complex technical issues.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively convey security concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Relevant industry certifications (e.g., CISSP, CEH) are highly desirable.
A proactive and self-motivated attitude, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.