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Security Engineer - Public Sector

Security Engineer - Public Sector

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £575 per day

  • Contact:

    Rick Seivewright

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


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  • Consultant:

    Rick Seivewright

Security Engineer - Public Sector **DV Clearance ESSENTIAL**

**DV Clearance ESSENTIAL**

A Public Sector client we're currently partnered with are looking to on board a Security Engineer to support a Cyber Security Programme.

Role Brief

  • An experienced Security Engineer to:
    • Work with the security architect to identify the security risks and define the security requirements.
    • Work with the security architect to develop a set of security standards, practices or procedures.
    • Propose and develop methods for mitigating security risks or existing issues.
    • Install and configure security products/solutions and procedures to mitigate the risks and/or to identify vulnerabilities or intrusions.
    • Arrange &/or conduct scans/tests of the network/system to find vulnerabilities.
    • Monitor the system/network for signs of breaches, intrusions or irregular behaviour.
    • Lead security incidents response and report findings.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Comprehensive understanding of cyber security threats
  • Experience in configuring ELK or similar monitoring platforms from scratch.
  • Experience and technical capability to develop security analytics
  • Experience in developing incident management practices
  • Cloud infrastructure knowledge
  • Communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Background in development and an understanding of development environments
  • Penetration testing experience
  • Understanding of cryptography
  • Understanding of risk management practice