Cyber Security Engineer

Posted 18 February 2022
Salary£60,000 per annum
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCyber Defence
Contact NameRyan Keeley

Job description

Cyber Security Engineer


Trident Search are hunting for Cyber Security Engineer who wants to make the step into the fast-paced world of fintech.


Our client is an extremely high growth business with global ambitions and backing from a well-established brand.

In the past 10 months they have closed a $50m Series C fundinground to support their rapid growth. Their mission is to support small banks, driving technology to create unforgettable payment experiences to customers.


They have headquarters in London but span all the way to Australia and the US. They are working with some very reputable banks including NatWest but are continuing to grow and search for ambitious personnel to enable them to achieve their goals.


About the role

Working closely with the CISO, the security engineer position is assigned to the businesses main security team. Your responsibilities will cover the security that keeps our sensitive data secure and confidential. The correct hardware and software is paramount to this and you will have a large say in what is placed inside our estate. You will make things more secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems, networks and cloud services hardened against attacks and securing highly sensitive data.  


We require someone to identify threats and vulnerabilities in systems and software, then apply their skills to developing and implementing high-tech solutions to defend against hacking, malware and ransomware, insider threats and all types of cybercrime.



  • Recommend security controls and help identify solutions that support allow us to achive our business objectives.

  • Supporting the existing security team: Security Architecture, Security Operations, DevSecOps, Compliance

  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks, ideally working alongside DevOps/DevSecOps teams to analyse security systems and seek improvements on a continuous basis

  • Provide subject matter expertise on architecture, authentication and system security

  • Security Monitoring tooling: assist DevSecOps and SecOps teams by providing the assurance that all necessary log sources are properly integrated into the SIEM (in our case, Azure Sentinel)

  • Participate in initiatives to holistically address vulnerability management reports from multiple sources

  • Looks for innovation opportunities between several teams with a willingness to experiment and to boldly confront problems of large complexity and scope.

  • Understand software, hardware and internet needs while adjusting them according to our business environment


What we are looking for

  • Experience with the Cloud security with an emphasis on Office 365 Advance protection, Security & Compliance centre, Cloud app security, Windows Defender ATP & Intune, and other security detection, protection, logging and monitoring tooling in the cloud.

  • Excellent knowledge of Cloud Computing technologies and different environments: Public/Private/Hybrid, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS

  • Scripting and Coding experience, such as PowerShell, Python, etc.

  • Hands on experience with a range of security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc. 

  • Experience with OWASP, static/dynamic analysis, and common exploit tools and methods

  • Knowledge of Vulnerability Management, Tenable, Qualys & Azure Security Centre.

  • Expert knowledge of network protocols and technologies such as TCP/IP, PKI 

Wellbeing and Growth

  • Benefits including up to 20% bonus, pension, life assurance, health cash plan, and share options.

  • Access to the mental health platform, Unmind, and a weekly Yoga class to support your individual wellbeing journey.

  • A dedicated growth and opportunity initiative, ‘GO!’ focused on empowering and inspiring you to push yourself and your career forward. – this includes access to LinkedIn Learning, A Cloud Guru, an internal coaching and mentoring programme, and a series of sessions with external experts covering a range of topics, such as leadership and intrapreneurship, and more

  • Flexible working – we are implementing hybrid working where our hub is used for team or collaboration meetings, company get togethers or when you feel like coming to the office.

  • Regular social activities – these are starting to happen IRL again.


We can only accept candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


If this role sounds like something you would love to be involved in then please apply now!!