Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security Engineer

- Location: Remote - occasional client site work
- Category: Information Assurance
- SC cleared

- Day Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day (Inside IR35)

- Contract Length: 6 Months initially

Job Description:

The role will primarily be responsible to Information Assurance and Cyber Security manager but day- to-day tasks may be delegated by the project manager.

Process Skills/Experience:

  • Understanding of the basic IT systems engineering lifecycle

  • Understanding of different lifecycles/methodologies (waterfall, incremental, agile, DevOps)

  • Understanding of fundamental security approaches, and typical solutions e.g. monitoring, firewalls, etc.

  • Experience working in customer delivery environments

Technology skills/Experience:

  • Awareness of gaining and maintaining accreditation for secure/sensitive systems

  • A good understanding of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) and practical experience in applying it.

  • Experience in producing high quality documentation.

  • Hands on knowledge of security technologies such as firewalls, mail gateways, load balancers, anti-virus, IPS, IDS etc.

  • Understanding of Protective Monitoring / SIEM systems, their operational application.

  • Knowledge of authentication and authorisation technologies (SAML, LDAP, PKI, etc.)

  • Major vendor Technical Certifications would be advantageous i.e. Microsoft, Cisco, Redhat etc.