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Security Operations Engineer (SC Cleared)

  • Salary: £400 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 08/05/2017
  • Job reference: J365931A

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Security Operations Engineer, SC cleared, Secuirty Clearance, DV cleared, Monitoring, Threat Intelligence, Scaling, Penetration testing, AWS, Gap Analysis, Attack Trees, London, Puppet, Chef, IaaS

Our Public Sector Client based in London require an SC cleared Security Operations Engineer to join a team who are working to deliver alpha security tooling including Monitoring, Threat Intelligence and Scaling of their engineering capabilities.

The successful applicant will be responsible for Monitoring and Threat Intelligence as well as Scaling our client's engineering capabilities by taking on business as usual work: e.g. managing our internal KPI -Work with external suppliers, such as penetration testers, to ensure the integrity of the systems -Cyber Sec Ops Engineering as directed.

During the contract, the specialist will be required to:- Build and deploy Security Operations environments - Build additional monitoring capability for specific products using AWS alongside existing teams - Set up monitoring on new product(s) - Perform gap analysis and build on attack trees and threat feeds for specific products.

Key Skills and Experience

  • At least 2 years Significant experience of system operational security, network and/or application security
  • At least 2 years Significant experience of system operational security, network and/or application security
  • At least 2 years Knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques
  • At least 2 years Analytic skills to understand security implications of technical events
  • At least 2 years Extensive troubleshooting and research skills with a positive and proactive approach to customer service and getting things done
  • At least 2 years Strong experience working in an operational role in a secure environment
  • At least 2 years Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
  • Minimum 2 years Strong scripting skills in at least one of the following is highly desirable: Ruby, Python, shell (bash, ksh, csh). Working knowledge of Java would be an advantage
  • At least 2 years Working knowledge of Linux
  • At least 2 years Experience of working within a software development team/writing code
  • At least 2 years Experience of managing security in an environment with frequent change
  • At least 2 years CEH, CISSP, SANS/GIAC or CREST certifications or other security certifications
  • At least 2 years Technical qualification or experience in low level software, network security, malware analysis, penetration testing or vulnerability discovery and mitigation
  • At least 2 years penetration testing, network security monitoring or incident response experience
  • At least 2 years Experience supervising technical specialists
  • At least 2 years Experience of configuration management processes and tools - eg Puppet or Chef
  • At least 2 years Experience of working with IaaS
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