Security Infrastructure Operations Engineer

Springboig, UK
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Technology & New Media
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A fantastic opportunity for a Junior Cyber Security Operations Engineer, working onsite at one of the worlds largest investment banks.

This position is for a proactive and experienced security support engineer with solid background with Linux platforms as well as application support, change/incident management and various security practice areas with emphasis on Vulnerability Management and Cyber Security Incident Management and Response Platform operations (SIEM). You should be able to quickly adapt to a fast-evolving environment and take full ownership of the services and platforms you are responsible for in the production environment.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Manage applications and platforms including installation, troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Leverage tools and resources available within the firm to simplify, automate, or eliminate inefficiencies
  • Take an active role in planned technology events, i.e. business continuity tests, ensuring recovery procedures are accurate and complete
  • Manage code-base and configuration via various version control systems
  • Manage proactive ready-for-business checks, identify and fix gaps, and respond promptly to failures
  • Monitor and respond to user-reported issues as well as infrastructure alerts promptly and professionally
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA), participate in postmortem analysis and manage the implementation of corrective and preventative measures
  • Ensure efficient incident management, ensuring accurate communication to impacted groups and timely resolution
  • Partner with stakeholders to drive stability, operational excellence, and a culture of efficiency
  • Ensure team knowledge is current and forward-looking
  • Liaise with external technology vendors to coordinate changes and work on support cases.
  • Prepare, document procedures and changes including communications to end-users and other impacted parties
  • Review, execute, and verify production changes in strict accordance with procedures defined in change documents.

Skills Required
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited university
  • Experience in a technical support role
  • Strong Linux Systems Administration experience
  • Experience providing application support for mission-critical applications
  • Able to troubleshoot, problem solve, analytical thinker.
  • Strong scripting skills, Python, or UNIX shell.
  • Knowledge of IP Networking, Subnetting, TCP/IP
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills.
  • Familiar with code-base and configuration version control systems (Git, Stash, SVN)

Skills Desired
  • Experience with Vulnerability Management platform administration (Qualys or Tenable preferred)
  • Knowledge of common configuration management and continuous integration tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible and Jenkins
  • Experience with regex and various parsing methods
  • Experience with any security workflow or case management tools such as RSA Archer
  • Experience with databases (DB2, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch etc).
  • Security Certifications: CISSP, SANS (GCIA or similar)
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