Security Engineer / Security Analyst

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Security Engineer / Security Analyst

One of our flagship clients is seeking a proven Security engineer to work within some of the most distinguished clients, working on security management, monitoring & implementation of Security solutions.

Job Description

Senior Security Engineer / Security Analyst
£45,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits / Bonus
Reading / Berkshire

In this role you will fully utilise your proven background and expertise across a multitude of security products including firewalls, IDS/IPS,WAF(Web Application Firewall), Endpoint Protection, URL filtering, Email and Web Proxy, information security, threat and content management, virus protection and VPN.
Key Accountabilities
" As a Senior Security Engineer you will be accountable for:
" Manage client networks and security infrastructure from the Security Operations Centre.
" Managing, owning and coordinating technical resolution of faults.
" Managing client expectations and escalating critical situations to appropriate levels of management.
" Liaise with vendors, as required, to achieve problem resolution.
" Accepting, managing and updating service requests to ensure contracted service levels are met and escalating issues affecting delivery of service to management.
" Strong experience providing technical support and meeting agreed SLA's.
" Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills and proven experience in analysing the complexity of escalated technical problems and developing and implementing solutions in the most cost effective manner.
Your background, skills and working knowledge should include some of the following;
" Proven experience and expertise within all areas of network security technologies, vendor products and security governance.
" Network security experience working with enterprise clients.
" Strong knowledge and experience of complex networks and troubleshooting methods.
" Strong background in Fortinet (UTM), Check Point (UTM), Palo Alto (UTM), Juniper IDP/NMS, and Blue coat ProxySG
" Highly Desirable: also Experience with ProofPoint (Email), HP Tipping Point, Imperva WAF, McAfee NSP IPS, Cisco FirePower (IPS) or Sourcefire IPS.
" Experience with designing and implementing firewalls, WAF (Web Application Firewall) policies, IDS/IPS policies and/or IPS/WAF custom Signature rule writing.
" Good understanding of vulnerabilities, threats, risks, payload analysis, raw packet analysis, compliance and other aspects or security governance.
" Experience working at the TAC or a MSSP.
Required tertiary qualifications
" Desirable Industry / Vendor certifications such as: CCIE, CCSP, CCSE, JNCIS, NSE 8, SSFIPS, ICSSP, PCNSE, F5 Certified Technology Specialist etc.
" Ability to interpret the complexity of technical problems.
" Reliability to maintain focus on contracted deliverables at all times.
" Excellent interpersonal, co-ordination and problem solving skills.
In this role you will learn about emerging Internet threats on a daily basis and be responsible for thinking of ways to protect your clients. You will work with the best people in your field and regularly participate in professional development and ongoing training.

This will role will involve shift work, but no nights and 1 weekend in 7.

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Key Consultant

Tom Hickling

Tom Hickling profile

I specialise within the network security market, focusing on SIEM, Next-Gen Firewalls, IDS, SOC and IR skills. I excel in placing senior security engineers, professional services and pre-sales consultants within my given niche. I strive to build long-term, fruitful relationships with varied MSSPs, vendors and consultancies, working with hiring managers and internal recruitment teams.