System Security Engineer

Opilio Recruitment
London (South)
From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We have an exciting System Security Engineer role working with a leading global mobile engagement platform company. They work with the biggest brands in the world and are looking for a someone to support the IT team. In this role you will function as a liaison between the information security compliance group and the operations engineering group. One function of the role requires you to be able to translate high level security policy into tactical policy and repeatable operating procedures. As a System Security Engineer you will be working to improve the efficiency and usability of existing security infrastructure through the use of automation and data mining. Experience with Linux, log management, scripting, SNORT, BRO, firewalls, NESSUS, HIDS and NIDS desired. You will have experience and understanding of the processes to create, manage and deploy cryptographic keys for the purpose of ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of data is desired. So, if you're a System Security Engineer with a keen eye for detail and a logical thinker - give me a call Role and Responsibilities: As a System Security Engineer your responsibilities would include: • Identify and define system security requirements driven by assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement • Provide analytical and technical security recommendations to teams that will support and enhance our mindset to deliver strong security and privacy practices into our products • Prepare and document standard operating procedures • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks • Active member in technical workgroups to recommend effective security configurations and architecture • Take part as a technical resource in annual third party type I and type II audits Experience and Skills: Experience and Skills to bring to the role as a System Security Engineer are: • Hands on experience with Linux and Cisco IOS • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security • Scripting capabilities for data mining and automation to improve the efficiency of info-sec infrastructure • Cryptographic Key Management • Strong project management and communication skills and able to work independently It'd be nice if you have: • Experience with network technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc. • Experience with international security standards such as ISO 27001 • Experience with the audit process for compliance to standards • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols • Incident Response and Vulnerability Management • 3 plus years of information security working experience You’ll be a perfect fit if you enjoy… • Being a part of a small, fast-moving and agile team that encourages you to learn and grow • Finding solutions to interesting problems • Working with some of the world’s top brands • Having autonomy with complex tasks • Using your experience and expertise to inspire the team This job was originally posted as