Senior Security Engineer

Job Title: Senior Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60 - £70 per annum
REF: SnrSecEng_1506965625
Contact Name: Alec Dewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Security Engineer to join an insurance business based in South East London. You will be part of a team that is growing across many areas and as a Security Engineer you will be expected to be heavily involved in transformation.

As a Senior Security Engineer you will be expected to:

· Manage all aspects of the security team including staffing levels and development of Engineers / Analysts

· Provide leadership on responses to incidents and threats

· Own the stability of all the security tooling and vulnerability management

· Provide reporting on the effectiveness of the security operations team and highlighting areas for remediation

· Deliver robust firewall access protocols that can react to the changing needs of the business

Skills for the Security Engineer:

· Experienced Senior Engineer within a SOC / Cyber Incidents team

· Strong knowledge around Network Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, File Integrity Monitoring, SIEM etc.

· CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, SEC501 etc. qualified

· SME in a particular area of security engineering (networks, firewall, vulnerability, SIEM etc.)

· Strong experience with programming / scripting for network and server admin

I am looking for a Senior Security Engineer who is looking to work in a fast-paced IT department that is taking ownership of its SOC from 3rd parties and advise on what the best solutions is for the estate. The company is re-platforming a massive proportion of the business and implementing brand new applications in the cloud so there is a need to completely refresh their Security Engineering.

Experience with cloud technology is a distinct advantage but not a requirement, this role is for someone looking to move down the leadership path or be a true subject matter expert in an area.

If you would like more information on the role, then please contact Alec Dewell on 0203 861 9134 or