Information Security Engineer

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Information Security Engineer

Reporting to: Information Security Manager

Location: Cheshire/Remote

£500.00 - £550.00p/d

Outside IR35

3 months+

The Role

As an experienced Info Security Engineer, you will ensure the confidentiality and integrity of information stored on systems by engineering, implementing, verifying, monitoring, and reporting on security controls.

My client needs someone who is a doer and who is looking to get involved. They do not need a list of things we "should" be doing; they need you to be the driving force behind making it go away.

You will need to be well planned, methodical, and tenacious in outstanding mitigations along with phenomenal attention to detail.

Information Security Engineer

  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience of how to apply theoretical knowledge into the practical protection of cloud environments, endpoints, and databases
  • Significant experience in how to correctly secure cloud services
  • Experience in managing the security of web applications
  • Deploying, verifying, and maintaining effectiveness of security controls
  • Continuous improvement of security estate
  • You will be involved in security auditing and compliance across the group
  • Support SOC in tunning SIEM and remediation of vulnerabilities
  • Demonstratable first-hand experience in achieving organisational adherence to InfoSec best practices
  • Defining configuration policies and active tuning of DLP, cloud environments, Firewalls, AD, and similar security technologies/services

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience of Cloud Security principles and management
  • Hands-on experience securing Office 365 and Azure or AWS
  • Hands-on experience configuring endpoint protection on both physical and virtual devices including patching and remediation
  • Knowledge and experience of securing network devices, configuring Firewall rules, content filtering and intrusion detection
  • Experience with designing secure networks, systems, and application architectures
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies, and methods
  • Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
  • Knowledge of frameworks such as ISO27001, NIST, CIS, MITRE and OWASP
  • The ability to perform at pace and often under pressure

Information Security Engineer