Senior Security Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2154

Job Description

[c. £115-130k Comp Package | Hybrid Working]

Are you ready to step into a critical role at a leading global insurance and reinsurance firm? Our client, based in London, is seeking a highly skilled Senior Security Engineer to join their Information Security team. You'll be at the forefront of managing technical security projects and supporting day-to-day security operations, providing vital technical leadership!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead technical security projects from inception to completion
  • Oversee daily management of security product suites
  • Review and enhance current security processes to reduce the firm's risk profile
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of security trends and risks, applying this knowledge to the company's risk management strategies
  • Automate security tasks to improve efficiency
  • Assist the CISO and Data Security Program Managers in delivering security metrics to the Executive Committee and Board
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the company's Security Maturity level
  • Collaborate with the IT Infrastructure Security Services Group and Infrastructure team on security initiatives and technical tasks
  • Perform additional duties as required

Key Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in a Security Analyst role
  • Proven ability to manage and lead technical security projects
  • Experience with SIEM platforms, Next Gen Firewalls, internal vulnerability scanning and remediation, and internal attack simulation programs
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell
  • Solid experience in Active Directory and Windows environments
  • Familiarity with security product APIs
  • Experience in securing cloud environments (Azure, AWS, O365) and SaaS applications
  • Knowledge of current data regulations
  • Understanding of cyber frameworks such as NIST, CSC, and MITRE ATT&CK
  • Linux and/or Mac security experience
  • Participation in Red, Blue, or Purple Team penetration testing exercises
  • Project management experience, either as a PM or technical lead
  • Experience in incident response
  • (Desired) Previous financial services experience

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