Cyber Security Automation Engineer (Cyber, Python, C)

11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cyber Security Automation Engineer (Cyber, Python, C) Location: Abingdon Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits As a security company, Sophos takes its own security very importantlyand has an internal IT Security team which focuses on protecting Sophosown systems and infrastructure. The Cyber Security Automation Engineer (Cyber, Python, C) role is foran experienced Security Automation Engineer/Developer to join our CyberSecurity Engineering Team This a great opportunity to help secure a world-leading securitycompany. As youd expect youll be joining an organisation that takessecurity seriously. You will get the opportunity to work with someworld-leading experts from across the company in a fast-paced &exciting environment where security is a priority. As an added bonus,though our dogfooding programme, you can also contribute to improvingour products. Main Duties of the Cyber Security Automation Engineer (Cyber, Python, C): You design and build our solutions for our security operations centre,to automate and facilitate, building the next generation of threathunting tooling Well need you to help us keep our on premise and cloud infrastructuresecure. This will involve working with leading commercial and opensource tools as-well as establishing and maintaining strong links toindustry experts and world-class specialist consultants. Youll need to be highly motivated, have an innovative mind-set andable to clearly articulate complex technical security issues Duties & Responsibilities of the Cyber Security Automation Engineer(Cyber, Python, C): As part of this role you will: - Contribute towards the continual-improvement of our threat huntingcapabilities & tooling. - Investigation & root cause analysis of security events &incidents escalated from our security operation centre. - Training and knowledge transfer to peers, the Security OperationsCentre and the wider IT team. - Opensource tools and papers. - Staff education and awareness. - Act as a security subject matter expert to support development andoperations teams and activities. - Design and develop automation to ensure platform, services, andmachine security. - Develop security monitoring and detection systems. Investigateanomalous events across our service infrastructure and coordinateresponse with DevOps teams - Recommend and help implement improved threat response capabilitiesinto the DevOps platform - Assist with code review for deployment automation as well as actualproduct capabilities - Coordinate testing activities including traditional penetrationtesting as well as developing automated security QA testing - Articulate complex technical security issues into business focusedterms and communicate to stakeholders. - Have and maintain (via conferences, etc) a great knowledge of infosecindustry trends and developments and advise on changes to the threat landscape. - Identify, propose and initiate improvements to the organisationssecurity posture. Experience and Skills of the Cyber Security Automation Engineer (Cyber,Python, C): Essential - Development experience, Python, PHP and C - Experience with secure development - Experience with SIEM solutions - Splunk, Kibana, Logstash, Sumo Logicor similar. - Cross-platform knowledge of Enterprise IT infrastructure (Networking,Operating Systems, Databases, etc). - Strong interpersonal skills. - Experience with cloud security architectures particularly AWS andthe related tooling - Deep knowledge of Operating system internals across Linux & Windows. Desirable - Deep understanding of SDLC and Devops. - Understanding of TCP-IP and Packet Captures - Experience working in a global environment. - Contributions to open-source security projects and/or publications. - Knowledge of Sophos products. - Hands on experience of network, memory and host forensics. - Hands on experience investigating & responding to comprises byadvanced attackers Benefits The remuneration package includes: - Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days - Group personal pension scheme - Private medical insurance - Critical illness insurance - Death in service policy (life assurance) - Permanent health insurance - Travel insurance - Personal accident cover Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include: - Subsidised staff restaurant - Free beverages, fruit and pastries NOTICE TO RECRUITERS & PLACEMENT AGENCIES If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submitresumes to any person or email address at Sophos prior to having asigned agreement from Human Resources. Sophos is not liable for and willnot pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency.Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place willbe considered your company's gift to Sophos and may be forwarded to ourrecruiters for their attention. Thank you. To apply for the Cyber Security Automation Engineer (Cyber, Python, C)role, please click the Apply now button. - provided by Dice AWS, CLOUD, LINUX, PENETRATION TESTING, PHP, PYTHON, QA, SECURITY MONITORING, WINDOWS