Security Engineer - Incident Response, AWS, Threat Analysis.

Security Engineer - Incident Response, AWS, Threat Analysis.

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security & IT Risk

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  • Contact:

    Andrew Nitek

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  • Job ref:

    AN - SECCL_1547746410

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Unrivaled opportunity for a Security Engineer to join North Starr's highly established technology centric client based in central London, in an exciting greenfield role. The role offers a great chance to play a key role in the organisation's information security posture, whilst also gaining experience of cutting edge cloud based technologies.

Key day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the development, refresh and implementation of the Information Security Management System".
  • Assuring that the company has best of breed 'industry standard' security tooling in place to protect the business's assets.
  • Responding swiftly to new and emerging security threats and vulnerabilities, investigate suspected attacks and be an integral part of the Information security incident process
  • Working with outside consultants as appropriate for independent security reviews and compliance audits
  • Performing regular security reviews, vulnerability, risk assessments and audits
  • Building relationships with all staff to promote "Security by Design" throughout the business

Who are you?

As a trusted technical authority, you'll become a go-to person for all things Security engineering, who can demonstrate and apply the following;

  • Detailed technical knowledge of vulnerabilities, threats, attack methods and infection vectors
  • Significant experience of Vulnerability/compliance, Patch management, Anti-malware, Access Control / Identity management.
  • A solid foundation in computer networking fundamentals & security control, firewalls, routing and the various threats applicable to the various OSI Networking layers
  • Demonstrable understanding of DLP/IDS/IPS technologies, ability to construct custom signatures and investigate intercepted traffic/logs Strong Technical knowledge of secure engineering principles, privacy (DPA / GDPR) and compliance law and standards (OWASP\ISO\ISF\NIST)
  • Working knowledge of Security in AWS / hybrid cloud environments
  • Experience supporting, monitoring and alerting on high availability systems and scalable architectures from a security perspective
  • Using a different programming language or technology is an opportunity that you will not let you pass by
  • Able to balance the demands of delivering high quality and demanding timescales.
  • Hold yourself accountable to delivering on your commitments

It would be great if you also could bring

  • A desire to constantly challenge the norm
  • Willing to attend conferences, webinars and meet-ups and share the learning.
  • Experience of using automation to solve complex problems e.g. Machine Learning
  • Deep knowledge of the AWS products, tools, services
  • The desire to move into a more DevSecOps culture