Job Overview

Senior Security Operations Engineer

Location: England Salary: Up to £65000.00 per annum
Type: Permanent Contact: Kishan Pankhania
Posted: about 2 months ago

Senior Security Operations Engineer


Salary: £65,000

The client I am working with is a fast growing, data and digitally driven insurance company seeking a Senior security operations engineer to join their Cyber Security team and to help secure both our daily operations and our wider change agenda.

You will report into the IT Security Operations Manager and will form a key part of the Security Operations team. This role is well suited to you if you have an aptitude for, and are passionate about, cyber as you will routinely conduct an array of security investigations ranging from vulnerabilities in common applications all the way to unusual events across our entire technology stack.


  • You will form a key member of the security operations team by aiding in the deployment, upkeep, and management of technical security solutions so that the posture remains secure.
  • Engineer solutions to technical infrastructure vulnerabilities such as those discovered in pen tests or vulnerability scans and functioning as the technical leader for delegated security operations projects so they can stay ahead of the emerging threat landscape.
  • Evaluate new security technologies and products and perform engineering work and analysis to determine if solutions should be pursued.
  • Ensure security protocols continue to be effective by assisting with an ongoing road map of work to review and re-mediate existing and new technologies.
  • Leading routine pen tests of their systems and technologies by engaging with the pen testing vendors and all relevant internal stakeholders to managing the secure resolutions of issues identified.
  • Assist in the preparation of security reports to share information security risk analysis and detailed metrics with key stakeholders.

The ideal candidate:

  • 3+ years hand on technical or security engineering background with experience in Linux and windows operating system, AD, AAD, DNS, GPOs, conditional access policies, Network protocols, PKI, proxies, etc.
  • Administration experience of a wide range of security products such as access audit tools, EDR, IDS/IPS, DLP, Firewalls and web/app gateways, WAF, Encryption, DDOS protection, etc.
  • Experience with SIEM systems and conducting as well as leading associated incidents and investigations.
  • Understanding and practical experience of enterprise information security and knowledge of some standards including cyber essentials, ISO 27001, PCI-DDS, Data Protection Act and GDPR.
  • Experience with security tools, development of threat assessment strategies and security testing methodologies.
  • Demonstrate a keen interest and deep passion for cyber security as well as showing the willingness to learn tools and study beneficial certifications such as CISSP and CompTia security +.

Generous bonus packages and bonus

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, APPLY NOW!

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