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Senior Security Engineer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £110,000 (plus 15% bonus)

  • Contact:

    Angeline Etta

  • Contact email:

    a.etta@locke-mccloud.com

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-08-08

Job Title: SeniorSenior Security Engineer/Analyst

Department: InformationInformation Technology

Reports To: ChiefChief Information Security Officer

Salary: £110,000 (plus 15% bonus)

Step into the world of a leading global player in the insurance industry. As the digital landscape evolves, so do the threats to sensitive data and critical operations. This is where YOU come in. Our client is seeking a determined and experienced Cybersecurity Engineer to help them stay ahead of the curve.

Your role will be pivotal in safeguarding sensitive information, protecting systems, and ensuring a robust security posture. Your expertise will be critical as our client take on exciting new security projects and optimise existing security infrastructure.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead the Charge:

    Spearhead technical security projects, seeing them through to successful completion

  • Security Operations:

    Manage and maintain the day-to-day operations of essential security product suites, ensuring they're operating at peak performance

  • Risk Mitigation:

    Continuously assess current security processes, identifying and implementing enhancements to minimise the company's risk profile

  • Knowledge is Power:

    Stay up-to-date on the latest security trends and threats, vulnerabilities, and best practices, adapting your strategies to safeguard the company's assets

  • Automation:

    Develop and implement scripts (Python/PowerShell) to automate security tasks, improving efficiency and reducing manual effort

  • Security Metrics:

    Collaborate with the CISO and Data Security Program Managers to deliver insightful security metrics to the Board members and Executive Committee

  • Maturity Enhancement:

    Actively contribute to improving the company's security maturity level, aligning with industry frameworks and best practices

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration:

    Work closely with the IT Infrastructure Security Services Group, collaborating with the Infrastructure team on security initiatives and technical projects

  • Incident Response:

    Participate in incident response activities, utilising your expertise to mitigate and resolve security incidents

What Should You Bring to the Table?

  • Proven experience in a Security Analyst role, ideally within the financial services sector

  • Strong technical background in SIEM, Next Gen Firewall, Internal Vulnerability scanning, remediation, and internal attack simulation programs

  • Experience with Active Directory/Windows environments

  • Knowledge of current data regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA)

  • Experience with NIST, CSC, or Mitre ATT&CK frameworks

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Ability to work independently and proactively

  • Experience with security product APIs

  • Experience protecting cloud (Azure, AWS, O365) and SaaS environments

  • Linux and/or Mac security experience

  • Participation in Red/Blue/Purple Team penetration testing exercises

  • Project management experience highly desirable (as PM or technical lead)

  • Scripting skills (Python and/or PowerShell)

Education:

  • Cyber Apprenticeship certificate, A Levels, or equivalent work experience

  • CISSP certification (highly desirable)

Why Join Our Client?

  • Opportunity to make a real impact on the security posture of a leading organisation

  • Challenging and rewarding work in a collaborative, supportive environment

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth

If you're ready to take your security career to the next level, we encourage you to apply!

Even if your experience doesn't perfectly align with every requirement, don't hesitate to apply – we value passion, potential, and a drive for excellence.