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Cyber Security Engineer

Cirencester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Cyber Security Engineer

Cirencester - Fully Remote

55,000 - 60,000 + benefits

Fantastic new permanent opportunity for an experienced Cyber Security Engineer with this market leading specialist financial services business based in Cirencester. Reporting into the Security Operations Manager you play a lead role in their approach to security analysis and response, and you'll be given lots of scope in defining the toolsets, processes and capabilities required to effectively deliver this.

You will manage security investigations that are initiated by managed security services (Security Operation Centre - SOC) or from events generated by their security tools, along with leading their response on more significant issues. The role will be focused on leveraging the technology and capabilities they have deployed to finetune alerting, and to carry out security investigations, engaging with internal teams and 3rd parties to resolve incidents.

Main responsibilities:

  • Analysis and Incident Investigation Lead, ensuring threats escalated to the security team are appropriately assessed and investigated.
  • Primary point of contact for our Managed SOC service, ensuring alerts raised to the Security team are followed through and investigated.
  • Identifying opportunities for security improvements and work with relevant infrastructure teams to implement effectively.
  • Develop operational metrics and dashboard reporting for operational security posture.
  • Support operational security projects and where necessary attend Technical Design Forms and represent the Cyber Security team at Change Control.
  • Reviewing products that can advance our security capabilities, such as tools that support analysis, to detection capabilities and other emerging technologies.
  • Line management of two members of the team, as well as matrix management of 3rd Party SOC Team members.

Skills Required:

  • Proven background within a similar Security Operations focused Cyber Security Engineering position.
  • Good communication and presentation skills, translating technical content to wide range of stakeholders and reporting findings senior leadership.
  • Ability to work independently to delivery against personal and team objectives, liaising with relevant teams and expertise inside and outside of the business to ensure the right result for the business.
  • Good network knowledge and principles; LAN, TCP/IP, OSI Model, DNS, DHCP, Wifi, Routing, VPN, Firewalls, Load Balancing, IPv4.
  • Understanding of key windows domain services, such as Active Directory, Exchange and Windows Server environments.
  • Experience in applying security best practices to end user devices (workstations) and hardening Servers.
  • Exposure to key security technologies, such as IDS, Web content filters, AV, SIEM, Vulnerability Management, Firewalls and awareness of their purpose in a layered security approach.

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Danny Palmer on or at

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