Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Posted 07 February 2022
Salary£60,000 per annum
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCyber Defence
Contact NameRyan Keeley

Job description

Senior Cyber Security Engineer


Are you looking for your next Senior Security Engineering role? We have partnered with a Business Software Management firm who are merging multiple arms of their business. They are looking for someone to work closely with their internal SOC team allowing them to remain fully operational. You will play a key part in improving processes and helping improve certain tooling. Additionally, they are looking for someone who is up to date on the current security landscape to ensure they keep an up to date security posture.



  • Provide technical insight and leadership on design and operation issues for common security technologies

  • Improve our toolset to monitor the entire infrastructure and react to threats as they occur in real time

  • Act as an escalation point for the L2 Cyber engineers

  • Support the Security Operations Team in optimising and operating tooling to ensure most effective prevention, detection and response to security incidents

  • Identifying security design gaps, both technical and process, in existing and proposed designs and processes, and recommend changes or enhancements



  • 3+ years’ experience using a SIEM tool in a technical support capacity

  • Excellent and up-to-date technical knowledge of IT infrastructure (hardware, databases, operating systems, networking devices etc) and an understanding of how they are configured

  • Expertise in a broad array of systems and network security technical controls and processes such as: Active Directory, Anti-malware protection, Vulnerability Scanners etc

  • Proven experience in configuring SIEM technologies to ingest technical feeds, baselining and parsing data to an accepted assurance level, with the end result it being used for cyber incident response

  • Knowledge of designing and scoping installation of SIEM and other cyber security technologies

  • Good knowledge of industry data security legislations and cyber security law

  • Understanding of computer forensics, unpacking malware, memory imaging and extraction

  • Proven experience in using industry-standard IT technologies to report on, alert to, block and respond to cyber threat, primarily focusing around SIEM technologies

  • Excellent attention to detail by applying quality standards to all tasks undertaken

  • Ability to work to deadlines under pressure