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Technical Operations Engineer (Cyber Security) - Yorkshire

Infrastructure / Networking
Ref: 494 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Feb 2019
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Role:  Technical Operations Engineer (Cyber Security)

Location: Leeds (with occasional UK travel)

Salary: £Dependant on experience + Comprehensive Employee Benefits

A leading supplier of IT Solutions and Services requires a Technical Operations Engineer to be responsible for managing responses to security threats and ensuring protection of systems. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Managing escalated security issues
  • Support implementation of SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solutions including design of working practices, incident responses and tool/technology tuning.
  • Develop or implement tools to assist in detection, prevention and analysis of security threats.
  • Manage proactive internal and external security scanning/penetration testing for both internal and external environments
  • Creating and managing remediation plans based on proactive scanning
  • Work alongside the technical design and implementation teams to build best practice secure solutions
  • Creating risk assessments and response plans
  • Provide security reports for management team/CSO/Executive board.
  • Site visits to datacentre and customer premises as necessary
  • Out of hours support for major incidents where required.

Key Skills:

A strong knowledge and understanding of designing and implementing in an enterprise environment to include as many of the following as possible:

  • Strong infrastructure support background, 5+ years (MS servers, AD, virtualization etc.)
  • Vulnerability Management Tool (Nessus or other)
  • Security principles and operations
  • IDS/IPS review (Cisco preferred)
  • Security Incident Response and Handling techniques
  • Microsoft Application Servers (i.e. Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, SQL Server)
  • Cloud platforms (i.e. Azure / AWS)
  • VMware and similar virtualization technologies
  • Networking principles