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Cyber Security Engineer

Up to £70000 per annum

My client is looking for a quick thinking and confident engineer to work on industry changing projects and for someone to work alongside the CSIRT to provide quick fixes to disrupt live attacks.

Key responsibilities:

  • Producing detailed designs for the build and configuration of cyber security solutions.
  • Producing integration designs for operational security management systems.
  • Developing new security technologies, and delivering them into operational environments.
  • Producing delivery plans and cost models within a continuous development lifecycle.
  • Conducting technology trials and proofs-of concepts.
  • Developing security technology roadmaps and engineering standards.
  • Working alongside the CSIRT


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a cyber security engineer role
  • Experience with Java.
  • Experience producing security system designs from a defined set of requirements; such as Identity Management and Key Management Systems.
  • Managing technical requirements in waterfall and agile delivery.
  • Installing and configuring virtualisation technologies.
  • Ability to read and understand raw system data including security event logs, system logs, application logs, and device logs.
  • A good knowledge of TCP/IP networks, including the technologies and protocols commonly used in local area and wide area networks.
  • A good working knowledge of a variety of security technologies; such as cryptographics, host intrusion, network and application firewalls.
  • A basic knowledge of common application and infrastructure architectures.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.


  • BSc in Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering (min 2:1)
  • Experience installing and configuring both Windows and Linux server operating systems, including ability to script in Bash and/or PowerShell.
  • Experience working with Jenkins, Docker and Kebernetes in a CI Pipeline.
  • CISSP, GPEN and CISM, CompTIA Network or CCNA.
  • Security vendor certifications, such as Checkpoint, ArcSight, Fortinet and TrendMicro.
  • Familiarity with security standards.

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