Senior IT Security Operations Engineer

  • Information Technology
  • Permanent
  • £80000.00
  • JN -092017-805
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK

Job Description

Senior IT Security Operations Engineer
Human Capital Ventures is acting as a preferred supplier for a Fortune 250 Professional Services Organisation, with over 50,000 employees worldwide in the recruitment of a Senior IT Security Operations Engineer.
 
Located from either our client’s IT Operations Centre in Milton Keynes, London or alternatively Liverpool/Exeter, you will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing and maintaining security network infrastructure, as well as responding to security incidents and change requests.
 
Core Responsibilities
  • Managing firewall infrastructure, including change and incident/fault management, configuration and code management and maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Management of Web Proxy including Change and Incident/Fault management.
  • Management of Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems including fault management and signature tuning.
  • Development and documentation of SOC Engineer activities and workflows
  • Perform detailed analysis of security logs to identify events, incidents and resolution.
  • Will establish strong working relationship with security vendors and internal peers to continually improve SOC operations capabilities.
  • Observe activity and manage security infrastructure to reduce vulnerability footprint including version code review, patching and policy lifecycle.
Requirements
  • Expert Level knowledge of firewall, IDS/IPS and Web proxy technologies and management.
  • 5-10 years of Security Engineering experience working in global, complex environment
  • Experience in developing and deploying critical security architecture solutions such as SEIM, DLP, and Host security solutions.
  • Hands-on experience with APT/DPI technology such as FireEye.
  • Possess a comprehensive understand a variety of network protocols including:
  • TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, FTP, SFTP, ATM, SNMP, SMTP, SSH, SSL, VPN, RDP, HTTP and HTTPS
  • Ability to provide support off-hours as CIRT activity requires.
  • Strong understanding of data privacy and information security principles.
  • Able to utilize network sniffer tools to perform packet analysis.
  • Good customer service & soft skills
This opportunity is working within a Fortune 500 Organisation with a Global Presence, which presents career progression & personal development opportunities, working within a specialist IT Security department.

Salary:                                   <£80,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Term:                                     Permanent
Locations:                             Milton Keynes OR London OR Exeter OR Liverpool