Security Engineer

London, Greater London, England
Job Type:
Life Sciences
Job reference:
19 days ago


Employees can work remotely


Department: Assurance & IT Services and Support

Office: London

Company Description

Our vision is a world where everyone benefits from genomic healthcare, where genomic data and research are translated rapidly into clinical interpretations, insights, and actions, driving better patient outcomes and lower healthcare costs. Our aim is to improve the health of the nation by turning science into healthcare.

Job Description

Within this role you'll be supporting the Head of Information Security to deliver the Cyber Security Strategy and Roadmap. You will be our lead technical engineering resource for both cyber security projects and BAU activities such as managing the security solutions the client uses to protect data and services.

Your career to date will have seen you gain experience of working in the cyber security space with expertise in security technologies such as NGFW, SIEM, Vulnerability Scanners and Incident response tools.

Key Accountabilities

  • To act as the technical lead on Information Security
  • To develop and implement security solutions to reduce cyber risk in line with risk management framework.
  • Manage the existing Cyber Security solutions
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to security incidents when required.


Ideally, you will have experience of some of the following:

  • Strong technical experience related to Cybersecurity, preferably in a hybrid Environment (AWS and On-Prem).
  • Experience of deploying and supporting security solutions such as NGFW, NGAV, SIEM, UEBA, vulnerability scanners and patch management etc.
  • Exposure to an environment with changing priorities or circumstances, and the ability to prioritise and balance competing demands.
  • Good planning and organisation skills.
  • Ability to clearly document processes and procedures for others to understand.
  • Experience of vulnerability and patch management.
  • Experience of security in cloud architectures.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience with Ansible, SALT, Terraform and development tools such as GitLab, Confluence and JIRA in a Dev Ops environment.
  • Experience in Linux (NB the environment is predominantly Linux).
  • Experience of delivering security solutions a containerized environment.
  • CISM or CISSP certification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Cyber Essentials +, ISO27001 and/or the NIST Security Framework.
  • Degree in computer science or software engineering or equivalent experience.


There are no mandatory qualifications or membership requirements for this role, however any security certifications would be highly desirable.

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