Senior Security Engineer

Oliver James associates
City of London, London
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Security Engineer to join an insurance business based in South East London. You will be part of a team that is growing across many areas and as a Security Engineer you will be expected to be heavily involved in transformation.

As a Senior Security Engineer you will be expected to:

  • Manage all aspects of the security team including staffing levels and development of Engineers / Analysts
  • Provide leadership on responses to incidents and threats
  • Own the stability of all the security tooling and vulnerability management
  • Provide reporting on the effectiveness of the security operations team and highlighting areas for remediation
  • Deliver robust firewall access protocols that can react to the changing needs of the business

Skills for the Security Engineer:

  • Experienced Senior Engineer within a SOC / Cyber Incidents team
  • Strong knowledge around Network Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, File Integrity Monitoring, SIEM etc.
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, SEC501 etc. qualified
  • SME in a particular area of security engineering (networks, firewall, vulnerability, SIEM etc.)
  • Strong experience with programming / scripting for network and server admin

I am looking for a Senior Security Engineer who is looking to work in a fast-paced IT department that is taking ownership of its SOC from 3rd parties and advise on what the best solutions is for the estate. The company is re-platforming a massive proportion of the business and implementing brand new applications in the cloud so there is a need to completely refresh their Security Engineering.

Experience with cloud technology is a distinct advantage but not a requirement, this role is for someone looking to move down the leadership path or be a true subject matter expert in an area.

If you would like more information on the role, then please contact Alec Dewell on or