Senior Security Engineer - Security Operations

  • GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum + Bonus
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • 14 Aug 17

Senior Security Engineer - Security Operations

The Cyber Security landscape is rapidly evolving and attacks are increasing in number and sophistication, which demands for a more vigilant and proactive approach to securing our systems and information. The Security Operations team is responsible for the delivery of key services to protect Lloyds Banking Group against all emerging cyber threats. An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to join our SME community within the Security Operations team.

You will be joining a fast-paced, agile team, who are leading the way in the IT Cyber Security industry. LBG are investing significantly in this field - you will responsible for the delivery of key services within the Security Operations team. You will be expected to lead and shape the exploitation of our toolsets to enhance these services. You will have the opportunity to be actively involved in our 3 year strategic Cyber Security Programme to improve the overall security posture of LBG.

You will be encouraged to broaden your security industry knowledge by attending external events, conferences and training courses, which is all part of the investment you can expect as a subject matter expert in IT Security.

You must be self-motivated and be able to work under your own initiative as well as working as part of a larger team. An ability to manage your own workloads, paying particular attention to quality whilst meeting timescales and objectives is required.

Capabilities (essential):

* Significant experience within Security Operations or a similar role.

* Strong understanding of Cyber Security industry related best practice.

* Strong knowledge and understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems.

* Knowledge and deep understanding of other technologies (e.g. firewalls, proxies, IDS/IPS).

* Extensive knowledge and expertise in any SIEM toolset

* Good knowledge of any scripting languages (Python, Perl, Shell, VBA etc).

* Ability to interpret use cases and configure threat monitoring rules in the relevant SIEM tool.

* Diagnostic skills and an ability to analyse technical information from multiple sources.

* Strong quality and service focus.

* Demonstrable systematic and analytical approach to problem solving with the ability to resolve specific security issues or events.

* Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively communicate complex messages to stakeholders at all levels.

* Proven experience of delivering complex projects.

Capabilities (desirable):

* Holds CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CEH or similar security related qualifications.

* Knowledge of framing Threat Intelligence issues and recommending coordinated actions.

* Knowledge of designing and implementing Big Data solutions with expertise in developing ingestion methodologies.

* Experience of developing and implementing Cyber Threat Detection and Hunting processes and procedures.

* Experience of processes used in security incident detection and handling.

* Experience of delivering enhancements to security controls.