Cyber Security Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2148

Job Description

[c. £110-160k Comp Package, Hybrid Working]

Our client, a prestigious organisation with a rich history, is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Cyber Security Engineer to lead their technical cybersecurity efforts. This role will focus on implementing and maintaining a robust cybersecurity program aligned with the NIST 2.0 framework and managing cybersecurity vendors and threat intelligence initiatives. The successful candidate will report directly to the CISO and work in a stunning office space equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and maintain a comprehensive cybersecurity program in line with NIST 2.0 and best practices
  • Oversee cybersecurity vendors, ensuring alignment with security standards and objectives
  • Perform risk assessments, vulnerability analyses, and manage incident response
  • Develop and enforce security policies, procedures, and controls for compliance and risk mitigation
  • Stay informed on cybersecurity threats and trends, implementing proactive countermeasures
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate security into development, infrastructure, and business processes
  • Investigate security incidents, conduct forensic analysis, and apply remediation strategies
  • Utilise expertise in cloud security (e.g., CASB, CWPP, CSPM), SOAR platforms, and XDR solutions

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in cybersecurity roles with a proven record of successful security program implementation
  • Deep understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, GDPR)
  • Expertise in network security, application security, cloud security, incident response, and threat intelligence
  • Proficiency with security technologies and tools, including firewalls, IPS/IDS, SIEM, EDR, and vulnerability management
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell, Bash) and security automation tools
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Project management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and cross-functional teams
  • (Preferred) GIAC certifications (e.g., GSEC, GCIH, GPEN)
  • (Preferred) Experience with SIEM solutions
  • (Preferred) Understanding of secure SDLC and application security testing methodologies


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