Security Engineer Security Engineer …

Resource Solutions
in Bridge of Allan, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
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Resource Solutions
in Bridge of Allan, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Be the first to apply
Work closely with the Security Engineering Manager to : * Support the implementation of the strategic security programme in M&G * Support the development of policy, standards and architecture in relation to IT risks and security * Ensure applicable security policies and standards are being applied * Act as SME for IT security and risk matters and provide security advice and * guidance to projects

Conceive, build, and maintain inventive security controls in order to intercept, prevent and detect internal or external security attacks

  • Support M&G in staying abreast of current and emerging security threats and technology solutions
  • Help develop security awareness and knowledge within the Risk and Security Domain

Act as the subject matter expert for IT infrastructure security in respect of :

  • Prevailing enterprise-wide security policies, standards and architectures
  • Best practice for infrastructure security configuration and secure operational practice
  • Knowledge of the profiles of infrastructure security
  • Security industry trends, technologies and vendors
  • Identify potential areas of risk in IT infrastructure and options for risk removal, reduction or mitigation
  • Consult and inform infrastructure security architecture principles, working with Security Architecture function
  • Consult and inform in the development of Security policies
  • Undertake security assessments for initiated projects and provide security consultancy more generally

Research security technologies and environments, present and emerging, and provide assessments of impact to M&G. Work closely with domain experts to ensure discussions with business units around new technology adoption consider security issues

Job Requirements - Knowledge and Skills

  • Deep knowledge of IT security principles and controls (ISO27002, ISF, COBIT)
  • A thorough understanding of signature and signature-less security tools, encryption products, system hardening, industry standard security applications, exploit methods, and common vulnerabilities and exposures is required.
  • Operational knowledge of Windows; Linux; AIX, and other UNIX; and iOS/OSX operating systems is required, including experience with Windows Active Directory and Unix/Linux system administration
  • A working knowledge of networking principles, including TCP/IP, routing, DNS
  • Hands on experience with virtualization technologies (Citrix, Vmware)
  • A working knowledge of PCI and SOX regulations is desired.
  • Good understanding of the financial services industry and associated regulatory requirements.

Wide-ranging security knowledge of technologies and architectures across several of the following environments:

  • Network (IDS, Proxies etc.)
  • Mobile Security
  • Web
  • Encryption / PKI
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Desktop (Microsoft)
  • Anti-Virus / Malware
  • Midrange (Unix, Windows)
  • Email
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship management skills
  • Proven supplier management skills and evidence of managing third party security controls
  • Appropriate level of cyber security experience and accreditation (CISSP,SSCP,CISM etc.)

Job Requirements - Attributes

Highly organised, excellent prioritisation and planning skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to present to management
  • Actively shares experience and ideas.
  • Good stakeholder management skills. Able to effectively listen, communicate, challenge and influence team members, peer group, suppliers, and senior management.
  • Strong analytical skills. Able to review and assess security and technology issues and interpret in terms of impact to M&G

Additional Information

Requirement to travel within the UK occasionally.