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Endpoint Architect Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 18/09/2017
  • Job reference: J373839A

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Endpoint Architect Engineer

3 months


IT Security Information and Endpoint Architect/Engineer required to work in the Global IT Security Engineering Team, providing the highest level of security consultancy and engineering support for Data/Windows/Linux security agents. The role will focus on designing and engineering Windows, Linux and Storage security agents and tooling in a global enterprise. The role is suited to an experienced Security, Linux or Windows Engineer with a proven understanding in enterprise security. This role is primarily project based, with numerous activities to expand and enhance the services provided within the environment.


  • The candidate must demonstrate strong technical qualities - preferably in a global environment, ideally within the finance industry.
  • Engineer within the Data Security Engineering Team covering Forensic Investigation Tools
  • Open Source tools such as Autopsy and SIFT Kit
  • Services for multi-users collaborative environments, e.g. Apache Solr, ActiveMQ, SQL databases
  • Clustering with Apache Spark and Kafka
  • Forensic tools such as EnCase, ObserveIT, Nuix, Axiom
  • Engineering, Analysis and development of Windows/Linux security agents / solutions
  • Provide consultancy services to other IT Security teams
  • Provide architecture assurance on Windows/Linux security initiatives
  • Maintain security infrastructure, providing stability by following and using tools, policies, processes and procedures
  • Provide a secure environment, managing and mitigating risks
  • Provide reporting and metrics
  • Create, review, maintain and update documentation including Documenting & Publishing fixes in central knowledge base
  • Work with global colleagues to provide globally consistent processes and solutions.
  • Investigate & Troubleshoot root causes when escalated from operations.
  • Escalate and liaise with additional internal/external groups when required.
  • Active participation within and amongst teams and colleagues, providing constructive feedback when necessary.
  • Input into Business Continuity Planning and Practices

Required Skills:

  • Excellent understanding and experience of architecting, engineering and automating Windows/Linux Security solutions for Forensic Investigation Tools in a Global environment of 100,000+ Endpoints
  • Expert Level Windows or Linux Operating System knowledge, including kernel debugging.
  • Experience of working with Enterprise Security Products and Frameworks (Symantec, McAfee, NIST, CIS)
  • Scripting and Automating Skills (Powershell, VBscript, C#, Perl, Python)
  • Knowledge of common Infrastructure services (Kerberos, DNS, Load Balancers, Active Directory/SCCM/GPO)
  • General networking (Firewalls, Routing, NAT, OSI Model, packet trace and analysis, etc.)
  • Interpersonal Skills - Communication, flexibility, self-driven, team player

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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