Security Operations Engineer - Energy Publishing, Central London

Argus Media
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Argus is a fast-growing B2B media company providing essential information to the energy commodities trading industry.

We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced security engineer to help drive the security architecture for Argus Media. You should be experienced in both enterprise security technologies and have strong experience in cloud and Internet security.

At Argus, we make extensive use of modern technology and are heavily invested in the cloud. Therefore an enthusiasm for technology and a passion to learn both our business and technology will be essential. You will have the opportunity to gain new skills through internal and external training.


Manage and improve a set of critical security infrastructure services for authentication, identity management, logging, scanning, and detectionDesign, develop, and implement security controls and toolsWork with engineers to threat model new features and design responsive controls to ensure end-to-end customer protectionAid in improving signal detection and alerting capabilitiesReact to any identified risksManage and remediate issues through your experience of Vulnerability management platformsWork cross-functionally with teams on technology to enhance security and bring security best practises to all their products and servicesIdentify complex vulnerabilities and manage security risks
Skills & Experience

Solid Linux and Windows administration skills Strong understanding of modern security technologies, threats and behavioural analysisA keen eye for detail and the ability to comprehend complex dataExpertise in scripting languages and task automation using Python, shell, PowerShell etc. Strong exposure to open source security toolsGood working knowledge of SIEMExperience with administration of cloud services, such as AWS/AzureIAM & AWS Security group management About Argus Media

Argus is an independent media organisation with more than 850 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 21 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets, and also offers bespoke consulting services and industry leading conferences.

Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes. Half of Argus employees are commodity journalists who specialise in reporting news and price information relating to physical energy and related commodity markets. They operate according to a rigorous Editorial Code of Conduct and a Compliance and Ethics Policy that align with best journalistic practice, including the avoidance of conflicts of interest.

Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by staff shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.


Our rapidly-growing, award winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognises and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.

  • Competitive salary
  • Group pension scheme
  • Group healthcare and life insurance scheme
  • 25 days holiday with annual increase up to 30 days
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Season ticket travel loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Extensive internal and external training

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