Senior Security Engineer

Recruiter
Charlotte James Associates
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role is for an International Software House and as the Senior Security Engineer, you'll play a crucial role protecting the business and ensuring the product portfolio delivers the highest levels of security. Your job is to provide a safe and secure technical environment for employees and customers to work in.
You will work closely with business representatives to identify threats and risks and ensure they have the right processes, governance and take appropriate action to mitigate threats as they are identified.
The successful candidate will have high energy, passion and a belief that security should be core to everything, combined with the experience and knowledge to make this happen.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities
*Global enterprise, SaaS and system security design and roadmap
*Global assessment of security architecture, analysis of issues and development of recommendations for their resolution
*Development of IT security solutions across a range of security domains including identity and access management, threat and vulnerability management, risk and compliance management, encryption key management and swipe card management
*Ensure adequate data protection whilst the data is at rest, in transit or when being processed
*Provide Security architecture leadership with respect to the Architecture, design, engineering, planning and build of any proposed infrastructure solution
*Ownership for the creation and delivery of a security roadmap for IT and the wider business
*Membership of the Information Security Committee, helping with maintenance of their ISO 27001 certification.
*Ensure that policies, procedures and applicable standards are followed (e.g. ISO27001, GDPR, Health and Social Care Network, etc.) for the business to maintain compliance on a day to day basis.
*Provide ad-hoc training/guidance to staff as and when needed.
*Work with business units to develop 'Secure working practices' and raise awareness

Skills/Experience Required
*Ability to work in a team environment;

*Ability to influence and inspire.
*Excellent communication skills;
*Self-motivated and quick learner;
*Keen to develop own knowledge;
*A pragmatic approach to solving problems.
*Previous security design experience of IT solutions including SaaS environments
*Ability to demonstrate advanced understanding in the field of Information Security in terms of both concepts and technology
*Experience with Server/Storage/Database/Networking
*Ability to design resilient, secure and scalable infrastructure solutions.
*Ability to communicate design decisions at all levels from Board members to developers.
*Knowledge of common Security Technologies including remote access, content filtering, access control, IDS/ IPS, DLP etc...
*In Depth understanding of ISO27001 or similar framework (COBIT, NIST etc)
*Ability to interpret technical risk explain to non-technical audience

Desirable Skills but not essential
*Relevant security certifications and qualifications e.g. CISSP
*Experience with MDM, Citrix, Terminal services, Windows, SharePoint, Sql Server, SAN, NAS, Virtualisation

Charlotte James Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79182693