Security Operations Engineer – London - £60-65K

Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Technology
Reference: BH-165646
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Corporate Package
Job Published: March 29, 2021 14:19
Security Operations Engineer – London - £60-65K
Leading London based Insurance group require an Information Security Operation Engineer. The key responsibilities for the position include.
·        Monitor the managed security services (MSS) platform and its activities
·        Maintain computer systems at an acceptable level of risk
·        Manage and resolve security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets
·        Carry out vulnerabilities scanning and ensure that regular penetration tests are performed for any new or changing applications/services /websites /APIs
·        Identify threats against and vulnerabilities in computer assets. Implement remediation plans to mitigate vulnerabilities
·        Provide assurance on the effectiveness of controls in place to protect company computer systems and the integrity of operational processes supporting them e.g. network controls, firewalls etc
·        Contribute to verification of Cloud controls
·        Monitor IT hardware and software against build standards
·        Provide security and risk guidance for IT projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls
·        Maintain dashboards that provide meaningful metrics for IT computer systems (e.g. cross platform patch management and anti-malware status)
Work closely with Service Delivery Operations - Network and Server support teams
Experience required.
·        Knowledge of security and control frameworks, such as ISO 27001, PCI DSS, CobiT and ITIL
·        An understanding of fundamental principles of information technologies
·        Experience of Cloud (AWS, Azure), operating systems (Microsoft; UNIX Linux and Apple), Firewall (Checkpoint, Cisco ASA), Proxy ZScaler & F5 (LTM, ASM, GTM)
·        Broad knowledge of IT architecture and underpinning technologies
·        Knowledge of technological trends and developments in the area of Cyber Threat mitigation, information security and risk management
·        Excellent high-level understanding of technologies that are used to support a significant Business Operation: Systems, Infrastructure components, Middleware e.g.:
·        ServiceNow and ITSM Toolsets
·        Technical knowledge and understanding of all infrastructure services (Server, Network, Telephony, etc.)
·        MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
·        Technical knowledge of integration services
This role is based in London and offers a basic salary between £60-65K