Senior Engineer - Cyber Security

Chippenham | Full-Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date:

Reference: VN923

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About the role

This role is for a hands-on security engineer focused on prevention capability as well as system hardening and secure configuration.

This is across a large and diverse estate of technology assets, both on-prem and in public cloud, from servers to workstations. The security engineer will need to collaborate with infrastructure, and wider teams across Vectura to reduce the attack surface and develop new hardened systems and configuration. These should meet the needs of the business for usability as well as the appropriate level of threat prevention capability.

You will be responsible for

Responsible for the development and implementation of threat prevention capability, system hardening and secure configuration across the organisation. This includes analysis of existing endpoint security capability and system baselines, determining appropriate controls and benchmarks, creation of new revisions to existing images and configuration. You will also be responsible for tracking the compliance of systems across Vectura through monitoring and auditing. Findings from this will need to be shared effectively with teams so the attack surface is minimised.

You will need

Minimum requirements:

• Knowledge of Windows system internals

• Experience hardening technology systems

• Working knowledge of threat prevention and detection capability

• Knowledge of hardening & compliance frameworks or guidelines (e.g. NIST, CIS)

• Ability to work independently and collaboratively across infrastructure, service delivery, business systems and software development teams

• A broad understanding of security concepts; an interest and passion for cyber security

Desirable Skills and Experience:

• Working knowledge of at least one major programming language, including scripting languages like PowerShell or Python

• Knowledge of Active Directory threats

• Experience of configuration baselines (e.g. InTune Security Baselines, GPOs)

• Experience developing and implementing attack surface reduction rules and application control rules

• Experience using the Cyber Kill Chain or Mitre ATT&CK Framework



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