Cyber Security Engineering Lead

Cyber Security Engineering Lead

Job Title: Cyber Security Engineering Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Strong Bonus + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JDLSE_1629388686
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 19, 2021 16:58

Job Description

Security Engineering Lead

Location - London

Salary - £90-110k + Strong Bonus + Benefits Package

Currently working with a Global Financial Services institution who are looking to bring in a Lead Security Engineer to maintain and enhance their internal Cyber Defence infrastructure. You will be working within a team of highly skilled Cyber Defence Specialists, collaborating closely with the internal SOC function to continually develop the security monitoring capability, automating tasks where possible and ensuring the availability of all SOC owned security solutions in a hybrid cloud environment.

This role reports directly into the Global Head of Security Engineering who himself comes from a very technical background so understands the trials and tribulations of life within an advanced cyber defence function.

This is genuinely an incredible opportunity to join an incredibly respected Financial Services institution and lead the Security Engineering capability in a highly regulated industry. They have a very advanced cyber security capability in place already, meaning you will be maintaining a well-oiled machine whilst introducing new and innovate security engineering technologies and concepts to develop the SOC's capabilities. On top of that, you will be given the autonomy and backing to build a team underneath you, as well as dedicated time to research into various threats and cyber security topics you find interesting!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a lead and technical escalation point for all Cyber Defence and SOC owned security tooling solutions.
  • Work closely with the SOC and wider Infrastructure departments to identify opportunities to enhance the eliminate false positives through custom built use-cases and automate tasks where possible.
  • Support the Global Head of Security Engineering on current and future projects and Architectural issues across the Enterprise Infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with Cloud and DevOps teams to ensure Security is embedded throughout the SDLC.

Required Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of SOC toolsets - SIEM, EDR, SOAR, HIDS/NIDS
  • Significant experience securing technologies in Cloud environments (AWS)
  • Broad depth of knowledge of whole Enterprise Infrastructure and its cyber security implications
  • System integration, automation and scripting experience with Bash/Python beneficial
  • Experience working in Financial Services or other highly regulated industries.

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