Security Engineer - Linux/MDE

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
18 days ago

Job Title: Security Engineer - Linux/MDE
Location: Radbroke (Hybrid Working) - other sites available including Northampton and London
Contract: 3 months initial contract
Pay Rate: £550 per day

Job Description:

As a Security Engineer, you will have an exciting opportunity to work with both the Engineering and Endpoint Teams to support the rollout of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) across the client's Linux estate. This role is ideal for a proficient Linux Engineer with previous experience in deploying and managing MDE on Linux, and exposure to MDE on both macOS and Windows Operating Systems.

What will you be doing?

  • Building and deploying MDE services and policies across the Linux Estate
  • Driving service-level incidents through to remediation
  • Creating and maintaining high-quality documentation
  • Engaging with stakeholders to ensure requirements are prioritised and expectations are set
  • Working actively with other MDE SMEs to ensure adequate service coverage across MDE tooling
  • Evaluating and implementing technical changes and project deliverables
  • Engaging product vendors where necessary for incident investigation and product enhancements

What we're looking for:

  • Advanced experience in deploying and managing MDE on Linux platforms (preferably macOS/Windows)
  • Experience with MDE AV, EDR, and TVM
  • Experience with Linux system administration, including package management (rpm/yum), systemd, and troubleshooting
  • Desirable experience with Chef management
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills across complex systems
  • Ability to articulate complicated processes to non-technical stakeholders

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Experience with specific tooling such as Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, including AV, EDR, and TVM (Threat and Vulnerability Management)
  • Linux Systems Administration & Troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with various other OS types - macOS & Windows
  • Experience with Chef, including Cookbooks & package creation, deployment, and reporting

Apply now to join the client and be part of our journey to excellence in security engineering!

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