Windows Security Engineer

United Kingdom, London
Permanent
Job ID: 1348

Job Description

Our client is seeking someone with a strong Windows background and exposure to modern platform security controls to join their growing team dedicated to securing the Windows estate. Helping to secure the Windows platform through a combination of technical hands-on work, advice and direction for the wider Windows team and development of our team-specific security program. Including everything from investigating emerging threats and new red/blue-team tooling to mitigating vulnerabilities alongside contributing to and developing our IT control framework, policies and playbooks.


Responsibilities:

In this role you will suggest, design, test, implement and document security controls. Provide guidance, support and a point of escalation to the broader Windows team while collaborating with the Cybersecurity team. Someone with sound judgment with regards to prioritisation of potentially expansive and long-running tasks or remediation efforts, where to focus their efforts on mitigation, and in providing advice and decision making where needed.


Qualifications:

  • Windows Systems Engineer with experience participating in securing a Windows platform and a track record of remedying complex technical issues.
  • Knowledge of areas such as common Windows vulnerabilities and mitigation methods, countermeasures to common TTPs, OS hardening/best practices, log aggregation and querying methods.
  • An understanding of approaches for securing privileged access within an Active Directory domain and familiarity with common Cybersecurity frameworks also desired.
  • Ideally, hands-on experience with Windows Core Infrastructure (AD, PKI, MSSQL, GPO etc), technologies for securing Windows (Auditing and Monitoring, Disk Encryption, Application Control, Host-based Firewalls etc) and Endpoint Security (AV, EDR, Vulnerability scanning, patch management).
  • Experience developing guidelines, standards, and procedures which relate to an organizational IT security policy or comfort writing.
  • Powershell is a plus.


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