SOC Engineer




Development, Security, Technology and Change


£55,000 to £60,000 Per Annum


Bonus + Excellent Benefits


London City

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An exciting opportunity for a SOC Engineer to join a rapidly growing fully remote team within a leading global insurance business.

The role will be mainly security project and BAU based to improve and enhance the infrastructure environment but will involve supporting the existing security infrastructure including server, storage, network, data and applications.

The SOC Engineer will have a solid background working within a busy IT team; experience in designing and implementing technical solutions around security, supporting all aspect of the Security mainframe, SOC, monitoring tools and future developments. They must have strong experience of technical troubleshooting and problem solving.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and improving the security posture of the environments
  • Supporting the full Software Development Life Cycle of projects as a Security Engineering subject matter expert, including identification of security requirements and implementation of those requirements.
  • Provide technical expertise as a Security Engineer; participate in the formulation of security engineering best practices; assess security configurations; and documentation of security processes and procedures.
  • Working closely with the Security team and CISO, identify and help address Cyber-Security issues across environments as well as participate with customer security group in supporting new cyber security technologies.
  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor, and upgrade security measures for the protections of the information systems and networks.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of firewalls, intrusion detection/intrusion prevention, SSL, application control, Antivirus, OS and other network component policies.
  • Formulate systems and methodologies as well as respond to security related events and assist in remediation efforts
  • Ensure the clients’ data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls.
  • Participate in the change management process
  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities
  • Assist in engineering a secure cloud environment baseline.
  • Demonstrate ownership of vulnerability management, patching policies and securing our infrastructure.
  • Participate and drive security incident response processes.
  • Assess the security of cloud-native environments using threat modelling or similar processes.
  • Interact with vendors, researchers, and other 3rd parties to collaborate on security issues or processes.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Familiar with Network & Systems performance monitoring such as Solarwinds Orion.Deployed and managed Storage & Back Up solutions - Veeam
  • Passionate about delivering excellence.
  • Self-starting and able to self-manage.Achieve results and targets – “Can do attitude” with initiative and drive.
  • Deployment and management of an enterprise patching process.
  • Scripting knowledge including PowerShell.Knowledge and experience working within an ITIL style service environment.
  • Experience migrating and deploying cloud-based solutions (AzureCloud preferred).


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