Cyber Security Engineer

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    ICT, Defence and Security

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    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Company Benefits

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    Liam Parsons

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    10 days ago

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    Liam Parsons

Cyber Security Engineer

Based in Northamptonshire

Hybrid work (70/30 split)

Permanent opportunity

£45,000 - £55,000 per annum DOE

Patching and hardening of windows and network devices

*Please note this role requires you to be SC or DV Cleared

We are looking to recruit a cyber security engineer to undertake:

  • Patching and hardening of windows and network devices

  • Threat hunting and basic incident response/triage

  • Vulnerability assessments with Nessus

  • Proactive proposal of changes and optimisations to keep pace with Internet borne threats.

The engineer will need a good understanding of Internet security to:

  • Conduct security assessments of new applications and cloud services.

  • Conduct audits of existing security functions.

  • Conduct the implementation of the latest security technology in new projects.

The engineer must have experience of:

  • MS Defender for Endpoint, Sophos EDR, or near equivalent EDR tools

  • Azure, Intune/MEM, and Active Directory Group Policies on Windows

  • Tuning SIEM and logging

Experience of the following is strongly desirable, but not a pre-requisite as training can be provided:

  • Experience of working in UK government or defence

  • Working with firewalls, IDS/IPS, encryption, wireless protection and email security

  • Implementing RMADS, ISO27001 and CIS baselines

  • Working with MS Defender and Sentinel suite, Alienvault, Solarwinds, SCCM, Cisco and/or Sophos technologies

  • Certificates & PKI