IT Security Operations Engineer

Harris Global
London (Central)
From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
IT Security Operations Engineer The main purpose of this role is to support the IT Security Operations team to achieve the highest standards in providing IT Security Assurance. The IT Security Operations Engineer will lead on the commitment to preserving the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all the physical and electronic information assets. This is a hands on position, candidates must have strong experience of working in an operational, hands on capacity. The successful IT Security engineer will have experience working within an IT Security’ operational role, with a strong understanding of a number of security domains such as Incident Response, Intrusion methods, Attack Monitoring, Networks, Threat and Vulnerability Management. However, candidates must also have the communication and interpersonal skills required to persuade and influence business functions and technical teams. The IT Security Operations engineer will have a remit to help build out and define IT Security for my client. IT Security operates a continuous improvement programme and as such expects colleagues to contribute and assist in the development of this important function. · Participation in call-out rota as required. · The IT Security Operations engineer needs to have good knowledge of IT Security standards such as ISO 27001, PCI-DSS and NIST standards. Essential skills: · Working knowledge of CheckPoint/Cisco Firewall · Strong knowledge of NIDS/DLP/Anti-Virus/Identity Awareness/URL Filtering · Strong hands on SIEM Tool configuration & management experience ideally LogRhythm, TripWire · Confident running tools like Nmap, Nessus, Wireshark. Also confident capturing, reading and analysing pcaps. · Experience of configuration & management of FEP, Websense, EndPoint, MimeCast · Enterprise Desktop and Server Anti-Virus · Microsoft Windows Server family of products. · VMWare VSphere and associated technologies. · Operational experience of PCI DSS · Citrix XenApp. · LAN & WAN networking using Cisco routers, switches and infrastructure products. · HP / Cisco UCS Server Hardware and support tools · Strong understanding of TCP/IP. · Knowledge of Microsoft desktop applications essential. · System Center and Configuration Manager · Active Directory, GPO Configuration · Endpoint protection technologies · Exposure to Linux with basic administration skills Desirable: · Strong hands on firewall experience on CheckPoint/Cisco Firewall · Experience of configuring and managing of Cyber-Ark and Varonis · Experience of configuration & management of AlertLogic IDS and SolarWinds · Ability to write scripts in Linux and/or windows environments (eg powershell) at an intermediate - advanced level This role presents a unique opportunity to use market leading tech stacks and interact with other highly technical engineers within the business. Please send me a CV This job was originally posted as