Security Engineer

Job Title: Security Engineer
Job Reference: SECE1

Location: City Of London
Job Type: Permanent

Salary:
£60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, healthcare, pension etc.
Sector: IT

Posted 14 days ago

Security Engineer - Major Stock Exchange
£60k - £75k per annum - City of London

We are a seeking a Security Engineer (CISSP) for a Major Stock Exchange based in The City, we are seeking a 'hands on' technical security engineer with broad experience delivering and implementing security solutions across a range of technologies including networks, operating, systems and databases.

The ideal candidate will be a strong technical security allrounder who can take ownership of delivering Security solutions from initial design through to delivery and passing to production. 

Key projects and technologies include delivery of and upgrades to a multitude of applications, project work will include architecture upgrades, multifactor authentication, orchestration and automation. 

Responsibilities:
  • Design and lead the implementation of a range of Technical Security projects across DarkTrace, TrapX, Cyberark, Arcsight to name a few.
  • Maintain security technical engineering standards to meet information security policies and controls, industry standards and best practices, applicable legislative and regulatory requirements;
  • Complete Low Level Designs and other relevant artefact's required by project lifecycle;
  • Support engineering colleagues to deliver secure configurations for technology implemented;
  • Support test and assurance activities and completion of operational acceptance processes;
  • Troubleshooting implementation and production security issues;

Essential skills/experience required:
  • CISSP
  • CyberArk or Arcsight
  • Understanding and experience with Network/Application/Infrastructure security
Beneficial skills/experience required:
  • Experience with DarkTrace, TrapX, Carbon Black, Mcafee
  • Penetration and vulnerability testing tools and techniques
  • Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
  • Secure coding practices, ethical hacking and threat modeling
  • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems
  • Virtualization technologies
  • MySQL/MSSQL database platforms
  • Identity and access management
  • Application security principles
  • Secure network architectures and technologies
  • Network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols, etc)
  • SIEM
  • Scripting and automation tools
More details upon application.

Introducing...

Philip Fanthom

Managing Director

I joined Jenrick in 1997, as a Junior Consultant working within both permanent and contract markets.

From 2000 I began to focus the majority of my efforts within The City, successfully developing relationships within the Banking & Financial Services Sector - most of whom are still clients today.

In May 2006, I made the move to become Jenrick Group's Sales Manager, before gaining the opportunity to return to Jenrick IT as Sales Director, before taking on the role of Managing Director.

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