IT Security Engineer

Location : Bristol, England
Job Ref : EJ622
Consultant : Edward Jeffs
Sector : IT, Internet
Salary : £35k - 45k per year


EJ622 – IT Security Engineer

Location: Bristol / Home Based

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a IT Security Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

This is an exciting role for an experienced security engineer or engineering focussed security analyst.

This role is based in Bristol. The role can be largely performed remotely, but post-Covid it will be necessary to be present in Bristol from time-to-time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responding to risks, implementing security controls and testing and auditing controls.
  • Stay well-informed about security threats to our business.
  • Prioritise threats by severity and likelihood.
  • Assist company service owners and other company staff in applying appropriate controls.
  • Verify that those controls have been applied.
  • Be part of the security incident response team.
  • Ensure we learn from security incidents.
  • You will be responsible for explaining information security policies and changes to all company staff.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ideally you will have a relevant degree or professional certification (eg CISSP, CCP) but significant verifiable experience may be accepted.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, particularly explaining technical matters in clear simple terms.
  • Methodical and diligent about essential record-keeping.
  • Prior practical experience is needed with:
  • Risk-based approach.
  • Hosting infrastructure security and operations (Linux / Unix endpoints, networking protocols).
  • Device endpoint security (Mac, iOS, Android, possibly Windows).
  • SIEM.
  • Conducting internal audit.
  • ISO 27001 and ISMS.
  • The role will also require you to develop an understanding of the following:
  • Privacy including GDPR, Australian and New Zealand privacy regimes.
  • Zero-trust networking.
  • Design thinking to solve problems.
  • External penetration / vulnerability testing.

Location: Bristol / Home Based

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000

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