Security Engineer

£40000 - £50000 per annum
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JAMIE GEORGE

Security Engineer

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Investigation of security incidents to determine route cause, ensuring the timely and accurate communication of incidents to relevant teams, and the co-ordination of remediation activities
  • Tuning preventative and detective security systems in response to emerging threats
  • Scheduling vulnerability scans, interpreting results, undertaking and/or monitoring any remedial actions
  • Scheduling penetration tests and take ownership of the resulting remedial actions
  • Escalation point for the Service Desk and Return to Service teams on security issues
  • Developing day-to-day operational IT procedures to maintain and improve our security position
  • Performing regular security and configuration checks, and capturing associated metrics
  • Delivering technical projects of work to improve internal systems and processes
  • Research and learn about new technologies and threats to ensure security controls are current and optimal.
  • Be responsible for the timely creation and maintenance of quality documentation for both users and IT colleagues
  • Ensure that all queries are dealt with in a professional, timely and appropriate manner
  • Work with the IS Support Manager and other IS Managers to identify trends and proactive improvement opportunities and make IT operations more efficient
  • Keep own skills up to date, developing a depth or breadth of knowledge in an appropriate area through learning and practice

Essential

  • Strong experience in a security role such as Security or Network Engineer.
  • Experience working with
    • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) solutions
    • Firewall/Web Content Filtering solutions.
    • Federated Identity Solutions for cloud/SaaS applications.
    • Active Directory.
    • Web server software such as Microsoft IIS.
  • A strong working understanding and experience of the following with the following security areas
    • Infrastructure Security
    • Web Application Security
    • Active Directory Security
  • Strong individual and team working skills with good self-motivation and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • A business and customer focus, with constant awareness of trying to match the department’s expectation of IS.

Location – Liverpool

Salary - £40,000 - £50,000

Please get in touch… jgeorge@mcgregor-boyall.com

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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