Threat & Vulnerability Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2124

Job Description

[c. £100-160k Comp Package | On-Site Working]

Our client, a leading global investment management firm, is seeking a highly skilled Information Security Subject Matter Expert to join their collaborative and dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in identifying, analysing, and prioritising vulnerabilities within the organisation, contributing to the firm's robust cyber security programme. This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and experienced professional to make a significant impact in a complex and challenging technical environment, working in a collaborative setting that values innovation and is dedicated to building a best-in-class program to protect the firm's information and computer systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review data from various sources, such as news and media, to assess how the firm will be affected by security incidents in the industry
  • Conduct periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments of systems, internal applications, and cloud services
  • Document, prioritise, and formally report on asset and vulnerability state as remediation activities progress
  • Analyse cyber threat intelligence and provide recommendations to mitigate threats and improve security posture
  • Perform threat hunting and look backs on Indicators of Compromise (IOCs)
  • Collaborate with infrastructure partners in networking, desktop engineering, compute, and others to track and report on vulnerability remediation activities
  • Perform data analysis using various tools, including scripting, databases, and Excel
  • Maintain and create metrics reporting for governance purposes
  • Participate in incident response activities

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, or Engineering preferred
  • 3+ years experience in scripting and development skills (Python or PowerShell) to extract data from APIs
  • Experience in data analysis using tools such as SQL, Excel, and other analytic tools
  • Knowledge of log analysis and experience reviewing security events
  • Familiarity with vulnerability scanning platforms
  • High-level understanding of operating systems, cloud, Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, and email
  • Understanding of networking, data transmission, and encryption protocols
  • Wide range of experience in various technologies, tools, and methodologies
  • Ability to effectively analyse and interpret data from multiple sources
  • Industry experience in financial services, technology, or big data companies
  • Passion for information security and technology


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