We have an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and skilled Security Engineer with expertise in operational security support, Qualys, vulnerability management, Splunk and Darktrace to join our dynamic team in Aberdeen. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the day-to day administration of cyber security tools and services and will bring a passion for technology and a commitment to delivering outstanding results. If you are a team player, possess excellent communication skills and have the security experience required we’d love to hear from you.
What you’ll do
Responsible for a broad range of cyber security operational tasks, including day-to-day administration of cyber security tools and services
Conducts log-based and endpoint-based threat hunting to identify threats and provides advice on the expected remediation steps
Correlates activity across assets (endpoint, network, apps) and environments (on-premises, cloud) to identify patterns of anomalous activity and apply appropriate safeguards
Configure, troubleshoot, and maintain security infrastructure software and hardware
Design and implement automation of operational processes to enhance efficiency and security posture
Provides relevant parties with incident response support, including mitigating actions to contain activity and facilitating forensics analysis when necessary
Works with the Operational Security Supervisor and wider Security team to refine the Cyber Security services and tools, ensuring that all services remain up to date
Researches emerging threats and vulnerabilities to aid in the identification of incidents
Provides incident response support, including mitigating actions to contain activity and facilitating forensics analysis when necessary
Ensures that all IT services have the appropriate cyber security core services applied before they move to production.
Works with minimal supervision, using clearly defined processes and procedures
Facilitates the use of the performance metrics to improve output
May be required to provide out of hours support via an on-call rota
What to bring
Expertise in operational security support, Qualys, vulnerability management, Splunk and Darktrace
Excellent analytical, problem solving, collaborative (team working) with planning and execution skills
Self-motivated and pro-active with a willingness to go the extra mile to achieve important goals
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work closely with the wider IT team ensuring applications, infrastructure and data are secure
Experience of IT Operational security support (including own and cloud data centres) in the enterprise settings (ideally oil and gas)
Previous experience of working with a diverse and multi-national vendor support model •
Knowledge of common vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques
Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills
What You’ll Get in Return:
We are committed to recognising and rewarding hard work and offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes (but is not limited to) the following;
Company Pension Scheme
Private Medical Insurance
Private Dental Insurance
Group Income Protection Plan
Group Life Assurance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme
We also believe effective training and development benefits both the individual and the organisation as a whole and contributes to the achievement of the company’s mission. We encourage all our employees to further their skills and experience via various methods of learning. If an employee elects to self-study in their own time, the company will fund the self-study materials and exam fees. Furthermore, once the exam is passed, the employee will be entitled to an incentive bonus.
If you are enthusiastic, willing to always learn and looking for a challenging but rewarding position where you work for a forward-thinking organisation who offer excellent opportunities, please send you CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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