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Cybersecurity Engineer (SOAR / SIEM)

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    15% pension and annual bonus scheme

  • Contact:

    Kevin Feely

  • Contact email:

    Kfeely@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH35529_1637845532

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Cybersecurity Engineer (SOAR / SIEM) - Permanent - Edinburgh

Head Resourcing is currently recruiting an incredibly exciting new role with one of the leading investment organisations in the UK. Our client is recruiting for a Cybersecurity Engineer that will be focused on detection and response to security incidents across the organisation; you will work closely with other teams in the department to build and mature their capabilities that support the security incident lifecycle. You will play a leading role in protecting the company against threats and implementing new security measures and technologies to minimise their exposure to risks and vulnerabilities.

This will involve you using your unique skills to solve security challenges in your own way and will also expose you to a wide range of different technologies across IT and security (you will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop within this position). There will also be a strong focus on prioritising automation of manual tasks and processes so any experience in this area would definitely help. Our client is keen to recruit talent that is enthusiastic, wants to contribute their own ideas, and are willing to learn new technologies (training / accreditation will be provided) - there is also a fantastic opportunity to build your career with them.

Our client has one the best employer reputations in Scotland and they are an exceptional company to work for - they have a customer focused culture where they value high quality service and customer satisfaction - while working a highly supportive and collaborative environment. Their success is underpinned by technology; they use a wide range of technology products and services to drive their business, they are continually investing in new and emerging technologies to ensure they are at the forefront of their industry and offer the opportunity for employees to enhance and expand their current skillset.

Responsibilities:
- Developing and improving security capabilities using automation where possible.
- Evaluating and implementing new security technologies.
- Providing Cyber Security expertise to lead and support security and business change
- Assisting in ensuring adherence to security standards that meet different regulatory requirements including ISO27001.
- Supporting our security infrastructure and tooling (SIEM, AV, EDR, NDR & SOAR).
- Promoting and developing awareness for different security risks and best practices across the company.
- Playing an active role in supporting the information security needs for infrastructure and development projects.
- Participating in cyber security incident response (CSIRT) process.
- Assisting with security investigations when required.
- Working with other infrastructure teams to create best practice secure builds regarding OS security. (Windows, Linux, MacOS)
- Documenting security operations policies, process, and procedures.
- Documenting security infrastructure and tooling architecture for internal reference.

Essential:
- Sound knowledge of IT security best practices, common attack types and detection / prevention methods.
- Experience in Windows Server and Desktop environments
- Experience with Linux (RHEL / CentOS, Ubuntu, Oracle Linux)
- Experience with SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response) platforms / technologies / tools
- Experience with SIEM (Security information and event management) technologies / tools

Desirable:
- Any security certifications such as Security+, CySA+, CEH, CISSP, or OSCP
- Any technical certifications such as RHCSA, MSCE, CCNA etc.
- Splunk (or similar technology)

Benefits:
- Superb salary and benefits package including pension contribution of 15% and private health cover for you and your family
- Excellent annual bonus scheme (guaranteed 10% bonus, up to 25% additional annual bonus)
- Excellent training options
- Excellent long term career opportunities within a leading organisation
- City centre location with excellent transport links (hybrid office / WFH)