Infrastructure/SOC Security Engineer

Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
DC548_1621613288
Posted:
27 days ago

Infrastructure Security Engineer
Duration: 6 months
Location:
Manchester

IR35: Outside

Working from Home available

Experis are currently looking for a Security Engineer for a public sector client r to provide detailed hands on technical security support and management to a highly available infrastructure estate across 7 UK sites.

Responsibilities

  • Provide security operational support for solutions deployed across our infrastructure.
  • Complete reviews of the current infrastructure estate in terms of security compliance and vulnerabilities. Identify areas of non-compliance and ensure areas of weakness are enhanced.
  • Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a number of security tools and advise on or take appropriate action.
  • Assist in the conduct of security audits of technical solutions detailing recommendations, improvements and corrective actions.
  • Perform monitoring and analysis of security tools and logs for indications of attacks.
  • Lead the technical response to security incidents and document progress as required.
  • Work closely with Infrastructure and Cyber Security Managers when managing issues related to infrastructure security.
  • Work on projects to ensure security requirements are documented in the service design package and have been met.
  • Provide support for vulnerability assessment tools and work closely with infrastructure teams to prioritise and remediate identified findings.
  • Manage the schedule for vulnerability assessments and provide necessary reports associated with the schedule on a timely basis.
  • Work with cloud based suppliers who host systems that are entirely remote or heavily integrated with our own internal infrastructure.
  • Diagnose security incidents and identify the root causes.Recommend and implement temporary workarounds for known errors and identify areas that would provide mitigations against the incidents re-occurring.

Technical

  • Possess a good understanding of security architectures and topologies and the techniques needed to support security infrastructure solutions in enterprise environments.
  • Possess a good understanding and detailed knowledge of security tool sets with the techniques needed to support security infrastructure solutions in enterprise environments.
  • Have a good awareness and be able to work within information security and confidentiality legislation.
  • Possess an excellent understanding of ITIL, including service operation and service transition.
  • Possess a good understanding of the technical elements of PCI-DSS and the ISO27001 standard.
  • Experienced in understanding, configuring and tuning SIEM products through the use of correlation rules and analytics.

A good working knowledge of supporting and troubleshooting current technologies in some of the following areas:

  • Network security
  • Firewall security
  • Intrusion Detection/Prevention tools
  • SIEM solutions
  • Anti-Virus solutions
  • Vulnerability assessment and management tools
  • Web Content filtering solutions
  • Email Gateway solutions
  • Cloud based solutions

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