Engineer Cloud Service Provider WAF Engineer

Location:
Sheffield
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
BBBH226794_1713251831
Posted:
about 1 month ago

WAF Engineer

6 Months

Hybrid - Remote and Sheffield 2 days a week

£600 MUST BE PAYE THROUGH UMBRELLA

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

CORE SKILLS/TECHNICAL REQUIREMENT

* Strong experience with multiple WAF solutions for edge, cloud, and on-premise
* Strong experience with cloud services and their WAF controls, ideally including one or more of the following: AWS, Azure, and GCP
* Strong understanding of Web Application security attack methods and mitigations
* Proficiency in WAF tuning and configuration, coupled with a strong foundation in web security principles and practices.
* Develop custom WAF rules and features, addressing gaps and enhancing overall security measures
* Capability to design and implement bespoke WAF processes and documentation, underpinned by a thorough understanding of web application security.
* Analytical skills to review and align platforms with MVP and Baseline Configurations, leveraging a deep knowledge of WAF functionalities and limitations.
* Providing DevSecOps pipeline maintenance support for the automation works
* Familiarity with IDAM protocols and access control measures for WAF management, informed by strong web security knowledge.
* Understanding of HTTPS inspection, including Termination and Certificate management, grounded in robust web security practices.
* Experience in rate limiting techniques and their integration into security configurations
* Experience of version control and update mechanisms for WAF solutions
* Competency in identifying and documenting platform and organizational logging options, with a focus on security implications and cloud environments.
* Experience interfacing with SOC during WAF related security incidents
* General connectivity / network issue management / service management experience

OTHER SKILLS

* Strong stakeholder management skills
* Attention to detail in analysing large data sets
* Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communication skills both written and verbally
* Experience working in Agile, or knowledge of the key principles of the methodology
* Previous experience working on either Information Security/Cyber Security/IT Security projects and Infrastructure projects would be desirable.
* Positively contribute and work to team objectives.
* Self-starter, who can work pro-actively with minimum supervision

All profiles will be reviewed against the required skills and experience. Due to the high number of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants in the first instance. We thank you for your interest and the time taken to apply!

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