Cyber Security Engineer

Location West Malling
Discipline: IT, Media & Telecom
Salary: £630.0
Contact name: Felicity Handley

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Job ref: 6849
Published: 16 days ago

We are seeking a Cyber Security Engineer for a 6 Month Contract paying up to £630pd inside IR35 to join our clients Information Security team. In this role, you will support the operation and assurance of our security controls, contribute to security governance and assurance activities, and provide security input for IT change initiatives.

The role will support the delivery of the IT strategy by providing expertise in relation to the secure configuration of managed services and cloud-based IT services, particularly Azure and Microsoft 365.

You will offer technical security expertise to assist the Information Security Manager in ensuring that information security is implemented and maintained effectively as we transition to the cloud. A strong working knowledge of Azure security technologies and hands-on experience with their operation is essential.

Key Responsibilities of the Cyber Security Engineer:

  • Provide security expertise in the areas of cloud security on Azure and Microsoft 365, including both security and compliance controls and general input to the security architecture across the cloud estate.

  • Act as a subject matter expert in the use of security tooling to identify, mitigate, and contain information security incidents.

  • Identify risk management approaches for cloud-based and managed services.

  • Offer security expertise in cloud security, specifically Azure and Microsoft 365, covering both security and compliance controls and contributing to the overall security architecture of our cloud estate.

  • Perform security risk assessments and manage appropriate remedial actions to ensure IT infrastructure and application systems are adequately protected.

  • Escalate unresolved security exposures, misuse of resources, or non-compliance situations to management.

  • Ensure that Change Management processes include a security review, particularly signing off on all firewall rule set and networking changes to maintain network security integrity.

  • Assist with the management of ISMS, coordinating the updates to and approval of policies and standards.

  • Support the Information Security Manager in completing all tasks necessary to meet regulatory, legislative and audit requirements such as PCI-DSS, GDPR, Swift, FCA/PRA etc.

Key skills of the Cyber Security Engineer:

  • Proven experience in security and risk assessment consultancy.

  • Strong working knowledge of Azure security technologies with hands-on experience.

  • Familiarity with security and compliance controls for Microsoft 365.

  • Experience in performing security risk assessments and managing remedial actions.

  • Expertise in cloud security architecture.

  • Effective communication skills to escalate issues and mentor junior team members.

Join their team and play a crucial role in ensuring the security and integrity of the IT infrastructure and application systems. Please apply online attaching your CV

Please note this will require 2 days per week onsite in West Malling