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Cyber Security Engineer

Basic Job Overview

> Cyber Security Engineer<
> Cardiff <
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent <
> Salary: £50000 – £60000/annum <

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Cyber Security Engineer – £50,000 – £60,000 – Cardiff/Hybrid (2/3 days work from home)

Yolk is pleased to partner with a multi-national organisation now looking to scale its Cyber Sec team. Priding itself on building technology businesses across various domains they're now looking to expand and develop a team in Cardiff as they scale over the coming years.

Working closely with the cyber technologies team, you will ensure systems are optimally deployed, up-to-date, and aligned with business needs.

In this hands-on role, you will manage and strengthen various security tools, including endpoint detection and response (EDR), vulnerability management platforms, web security gateways, firewalls, and security email gateways. You will identify, analyze, and implement proactive measures to mitigate future threats. Additionally, you will guide and support other business units, ensuring the proper administration of security tools and adherence to recommended guidelines based on your research and vendor recommendations.

This is what you'll be doing:

Regularly review cybersecurity tools to ensure they meet security goals and provide value, identifying gaps and suggesting improvements.
Develop and document best practice security guidelines for our tools.
Use and manage endpoint detection and response (EDR) tools to identify, investigate, and contain threats.
Oversee vulnerability management by analyzing scans, assessing risks, and ensuring timely patch deployment in coordination with IT Operations.
Configure and manage web security gateways to block malicious traffic and control firewall network traffic.
Configure and manage secure email gateways to prevent phishing and malware, and assist with DMARC compliance.
Streamline operations by removing unnecessary processes, leveraging automation, and optimizing workflows.
Stay updated on cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and new technologies, and implement security measures to enhance the organization's capabilities.The experience you'll bring to the team:

Deep understanding of cybersecurity principles, including zero trust architecture, system hardening, and least privilege access controls.
Hands-on experience with EDR, vulnerability management, firewalls, web security gateways, and secure email gateways, including configuration, management, and auditing.
Experience with cloud technologies like Okta and Azure, as well as traditional Active Directory management and conditional access policies.
Proficiency in scripting languages (Python/Powershell).
Experience managing tickets in a ticketing system, ensuring timely resolution and proper documentation.
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification or equivalent.Desirable skills include: Microsoft certifications (Security Operations Analyst Associate, Identity and Access Administrator Associate, Information Protection Administrator Associate or equivalent), experience in system administration and troubleshooting with a focus on security enhancements, proficiency in Linux administration, familiarity with MySQL and ClickHouse, understanding identity and access management principles, and expertise in managing credential leakage and continuous monitoring platforms to mitigate security threats

And this is what you'll get in return:

Salary up to £60,000 DOE

A clear development plan to further your career

Life Assurance, Group Well-being plan and a hybrid working structure.

Are you up to the challenge?

Contact Lewis Allen to find out more!

Please apply with a CV and a cover letter outlining why you're perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.