Cyber Security Engineer

31 Mar 2018
28 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This position is available in Birmingham or Runcorn.

Directly Responsible for:

Delivering information security portfolio deployments for existing clients
Engagement with onboarding new customers to BDS portfolio services
Provisioning of operational documentation to BAU teams
Delivery of Engineering elements of BDS Operational Transition to Support Framework and Early Life Warranty/Support
Assist with ongoing development of portfolio.

Portfolio Engineering

Engage in the deployment and exploitation of the specified Security services.
Be a pro-active member of teams working within the area of Security Portfolio deployment and exploitation
Ensure documentation and procedures are kept up to date and adhered to
Assist with transition into operational service
Maintain knowledge of industry trends and developments
Develop cross Service-Line relationships at a peer-group level to facilitate interworking and efficiencies
Identify opportunities for driving automation and other process efficiencies with respect to Security Portfolio and Stakeholder engagements


Ensure timely transition of services to Operational state so as to maximize commercial recovery for BDS
Provide technical input to bids when required


Ensure appropriate level of training is provided to all security operations staff on new and existing products and services
Assist with mentoring and training of junior staff where required

Occasional out of hours or extended working may be required to achieve delivery against tight deadlines

Job Requirements

Essential Criteria

Security professional with proven experience in commercial, public or industrial sectors
Ability and willingness to obtain security clearance to SC/DV levels
Solid IT and security skills
Experience in managing/deploying some or all of the following:
SIEM - Security information and event management
IAM - Identity and access management
APT - Advanced Persistent threat detection
DLP - Data loss prevention
VA - Vulnerability Analysis and mitigation
PKI - Public key infrastructure
Secure networks
Server hardening
Securing virtual environments
Security auditing and operational controls
Security auditing and technical controls
Experience with managing penetration testing engagements and advising accordingly
Ability to take 'hands on' approach and involvement in deployment where required
Ability to write and review reports, procedures and standards

Desirable Criteria

Recognized security qualifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, ITIL) etc.
Awareness of UK government protective marking standards
Awareness of industry standards - PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, GPG 13 etc. etc.
Security clearance in place
Awareness of common exploits and vulnerabilities
Solid network engineering and server architecture awareness
Previous hands on experience in network/server and security operational roles
Information Security product pre-Sales experience
Previous information security management experience