Security Incident Response Engineer

Reference

CySecEn257


Sector

Security, Technology and Change


Salary

£55,000 to £60,000 Per Annum


Benefits

Bonus + Pension + Excellent Benefits


Town/City

London City


Contract Type

Permanent

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An expanding, prestigious London Market insurance business has a fantastic opportuniuty for a cyber security incident response engineer to work within their global security team.

Primarily this role will be structured with a dotted line into the security incident response manager based in New York, for task management and day to day activities. This will give the benefit of working within a different timezone, seeing and responding to global incidents as soon as possible.

Local solid line management will be to London based security management within the London based IT team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out daily monitoring and response security procedures
  • Monitor IT Systems, Security alerting queues, and review daily reports
  • Perform initial incident assessment, evidence gathering, and triage
  • Escalate incidents, and participate in remediation efforts
  • Provide feedback and recommendations for improvement of security controls and response procedures
  • Communicates with peer Security/Operations teams and management with expected interactions with business users and vendors
  • Assists with day to day security functions, respond to help tickets, requests for assistance with accessing the clients systems and software

Essential Skills / Experience 

  • 2 years minimum working in the Information Technology or Computing Field.
  • Experience with any of the following technologies will be a distinct advantage 
  • Splunk Log & Event Platform (basic query and report building)
  • Network Access Control
  • Rapid7 Nexpose (Vulnerability Scanning)
  • Advanced Detection and Response Endpoint Agents
  • Network Packet Capture and Event Analysis
  • Threat Intelligence Platforms
  • Microsoft Patching and Device Management Platforms
  • General understanding of security controls, and protective solutions such as firewalls, vpns, antivirus, intrusion detection, data loss protection etc
  • General understanding of common threats, sources and types of cyber attacks used commonly to disrupt or compromise computing systems.
  • General understanding of networking and internet communications.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field .

Security+ or similar security certification a plus

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