Senior IT Security Engineer

City of London
£45000 - £58000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Nicolas Haaker
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Your knowledge of the HMG sector in relation to Information Security would make an immediate positive impact to the UK's national security. Working for a market leader in the Engineering industry that specialised in the HMG and Defence sectors, you will get the opportunity to grow and shine alongside the business, giving you phenomenal career prospects and a defined path for your development.

The increased £1.9billion budget for Cyber Security in the UK will give your team & division the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects & technologies in the industry.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

This is a role managing all aspects of infrastructure related security elements and global antivirus solution. The individual will be expected to act as the subject matter expert for anti-malware defences for the corporate antivirus solution and end point security principles within a Microsoft Windows environment.

The candidate should be someone who is dynamic and with proven problem solving skills.
Possess the ability to identify security weaknesses and a proven track record for showing continual service improvement. Demonstrate working within a global enterprise organisation with proven security experience.


-Manage, review and monitor the service that provides the antivirus solution globally.
-Produce reporting on global compliance and threat trends.
-Manage, review and monitor the network scanning antivirus solution globally.
-Handle all Global threats, providing advice and support to all international regions, including working with third party suppliers
-Acting as an escalation point to the international regions for any global threats.
-Monitor the organization's technology architecture to analyse potential needs or recommend improvements.
-Work closely with other members of the Technical Services team to ensure that complex infrastructure issues are resolved within a timely manner.
-Stay current with industry trends and developments, evaluating the new technologies and implementing where required.
-Drive the design, implementation and support of product systems.
-Plan and implement technology upgrades, maintenance and fixes.
-Strong documentation skills.
-Ensure compliance with globally accepted controls, standards and certifications.
-Act as senior technical advisor to product and operational teams in the implementation of projects and services with recommended best methods for implementation.


Essential Criteria

-Educated to degree level
-Technical Requirements
-Anti-virus Management (McAfee and Symantec)
-SQL server reporting
-Strong Microsoft Windows system configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting experience
-Proven infrastructure architecture experience required
-Basic understanding of network security

Desirable Criteria

-A solid understanding of:
-Server Hardware & Virtualisation technologies
-Experience working with non-Microsoft Windows operating systems
-Active Directory
-Network security and firewalls
-Working towards or holding a current CISSP

The Individual

-Excellent technical understanding of IT infrastructure products, standards and configuration
-Excellent communication skills and customer focus
-Ability to build and maintain efficient working relationships
-Demonstrate ownership of and accountability for relevant products and services
-Ability to plan and prioritise your own work effectively, whilst remaining a team player
-Ability to interact successfully with all levels of the customer and IS organisation
-Shows initiative and can act independently to resolve problems

Role:Senior IT Security Engineer
Location:Epsom or Central London (Euston)
Salary:up to £58k

Skills: IA, Information Security, Information Assurance, Consulting, Cyber Security, CISA, ITIL, CCP, CLAS, CISSP, CESG, CPNI, SIA, HMG & MOD CISSP, SSCP, CISM, CRISC, CAP, CIA, QIAL, IIA, antivirus, virus, malware, network scanning, antivirus solution

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent position


Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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