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Contract Security Engineer

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Systems Engineer

  • Job Type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Ryan Lomax

  • Contact Email:

    ryanlomax@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    500

  • Salary low:

    300

  • Job Ref:

    VR/10953_1569483854

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 Month

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-10

  • Start Date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Role: Contract Information Security Engineer

Length: 9 Months

Location: Southampton

Rate: Negotiable

Key Responsibilities and Scope of role:

  • Implementation of new security applications and infrastructure.
  • Carrying out improvement work, upgrades and maintenance of our existing managed applications.
  • Take ownership of BAU related security work and ensure users/peers are kept up to date with progress through timely feedback.
  • Liaising with 3rd party vendors where required on support issues, feature requests and licensing.
  • Driving the adoption of parent company's security technologies and footprint.
  • Documentation of processes and procedures to a high standard.

Key Behavioural Skills:

Focus on our values:

Pioneering:

  • Innovate, take bold steps forward
  • Stand up for what's right
  • Question convention and stay curious

Dependable:

  • Use expertise to deliver on promises
  • Persevere to get the right outcome
  • Act with focus and care

Stronger together:

  • Collaborate, learn from experience, and adapt
  • Share openly and transparently
  • Listen, to include new perspectives

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Who are we looking for?

You will be a skilled Security Analyst/Engineer with a strong track record of successfully delivering and supporting security systems throughout the entire product life cycle.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Experience of designing, installing and supporting security applications at an enterprise level
  • Experience of Active Directory, Windows and Unix Operating systems
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise products and security solutions (Office 365/Azure/Symantec/ESET/Hyper-V/Citrix)
  • Strong investigative and troubleshooting skills
  • A good understanding of CISCO networking technologies
  • Knowledge of scripting e.g. PowerShell
  • Experience operational background, providing daily checks and managing security incidents in alignment to our group standard.
  • Experience in any of the following security application areas will be desirable:
    • Malware
    • Data Loss Prevention tooling
    • Endpoint Protection
    • Email security
    • Vulnerability Management