Cyber Security Engineer x 3 - Milton Keynes

Buckinghamshire  ‐ Remote
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Keywords

Computer Security Safety Principles Firewalls (Computer Science) Juniper 24/7 Services Auditing Automation Border Gateway Protocol Business Requirements Certified Information Systems Security Professional Cloud Computing Computer Networks Finance Fault Management Incident Management Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Local Area Networks Network Security McAfee VirusScan Routing Open Shortest Path First Regulatory Requirements System Integrity TCP/IP Technical Acumen Firepower Vulnerability Analysis

Description

The Opportunity: We are seeking highly skilled Cyber Security Engineers to join our team and support a leading financial services client. This role involves providing comprehensive support across the client's UK networks, ensuring the highest levels of security and system integrity.

Key Responsibilities:
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Manage and support cyber security systems and applications to ensure availability, covering all levels of support (1st/2nd/3rd Line).
- Deliver technical project work and fault management with in-depth call and incident management.
- Handle escalations by providing the necessary technical expertise.
- Maintain, upgrade, and document all security infrastructure components.
- Design and implement network and security projects in line with corporate standards, best practices, and business requirements.
- Conduct ongoing audits and vulnerability analysis on key security and network components, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Mentor and develop other team members through skills and knowledge transfer.

Knowledge and Skills Required: Essential:
- Expertise in core security skills with Firewalls (Check Point, Juniper Netscreen/SRX, Palo Alto).
- Proficiency with IPS systems (Sourcefire, Firepower, McAfee, Check Point).
- Strong understanding of TCP/IP, WAN, LAN, VPN, and routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
- Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to communicate effectively with peers, other teams, and management.

Desirable:
- Certifications such as Checkpoint CCSE
- Experience with DLP, Automation, Cloud Technologies, and Micro-segmentation.
- CISSP certification.

Competencies:
1. Client Focus - Advanced
2. Technical Skills - Expert/Advanced
3. Teamwork - Expert/Advanced
4. Understanding of Network Security Principles - Expert/Advanced
5. Firewall (Check Point and Juniper Netscreen) - Expert/Advanced
6. Proxies and Content Scanning (Bluecoat) - Developed Specialism
7. IPS - Competent Professional
8. General Networking - Competent Professional

Additional Information:
- Part of a 24x7 on-call support rota.
- Out of hours support, and scheduled out of hours project and implementation work required.
- Occasional travel to other sites within the UK.

Professional working day 8am -6pm on a rota 8-4, 9-5 or 10-6.

Onsite in the office 2 days a week (must do 8 days a month)

Adhoc office visits based on workshops/meetings.

Oncall 24*7 1 week in 6 or as required to help cover sickness/holidays

Out of hour work to deliver projects/requests

Location: Remote and two days on-site per week)

Contract Type: Contractor inside IR35

Rates offered will depend on skills and experience.

Start date
ASAP
Duration
6 months +
(extension possible)
From
WNTD
Published at
11.06.2024
Project ID:
2760773
Contract type
Freelance
Workplace
100 % remote
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