IT Security Engineer

IT Security Engineer

  • Location

    Hatfield, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Technology

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ryan Magee

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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IT Security Engineer

A new opportunity has arisen for an IT Security Engineer to join a leading blue-chip organisation based in Hatfield. This role is perfect for an ambitious candidate who is able to work under pressure and is looking to grow their career in a company that is really thriving!

The successful IT Security Engineer will be responsible for implementing and monitoring the IT Security landscape and ensuring the company are protected from both internal and external cyber security threats. As the IT Security Engineer, you will be the first point of call for any security incidents that may occur and will have the opportunity to work closely with key stakeholders covering areas such as GDPR, PCI and intrusion prevention.

Key Skills required for the IT Security Engineer:

  • Solid experience as a Security Engineer within an enterprise-grade environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of network concepts and security protection methods and systems with the ability to troubleshoot network issues.
  • Experience of administering enterprise-scale security services such as SIEM, Anti-Virus, DLP or Content Filtering.
  • Experience with implementing and operating to SOC2, ISO27001, PCI-DSS technical standards is advantageous.
  • A 2:1 or first-class degree in Information Security or Computer Science is desirable.

The role of IT Security Engineer will involve:

  • Identifying, evaluating and implementing security applications, systems and tools.
  • Helping develop and refine the overall security architecture.
  • Managing, maintaining and monitoring all security systems, such as the SIEM.
  • Investigating security alerts and respond to security incidents.
  • Carrying out in-depth cyber threat investigations.

IT Security Engineer

Salary: up to £65,000 + benefits
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Please apply immediately for consideration!
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