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Lead SecOps

Location:

City of London, London

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Other

Salary:

£500 - £600 per day

Job reference:

TJ291118_1543490481

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

taijaan.decordova@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

TaiJaan Cordova

Lead SecOps (Security Operations Engineer)
Contract Length: 6 months, with possible further 6 months extension
£500 - £600
Security Clearance: I can be BPSS and then SC can be obtained once in the role
Interview Process: Face to Face, London

CAPABILITIES
The essential skills and experience required are:

Experience in threat and vulnerability management, application security, and using analytic skills to understand the security implications of events within a system.

In-depth understanding of the methods of cyber security attack on modern systems and how these can be detected in an enterprise and/or digital environment.

Knowledge of the concepts of information security, and of current and emerging IT security, data protection and information risk principles and technologies. Broad knowledge of security controls and how they can be applied in a traditional IT environment and cloud based systems.

Knowledge of security monitoring, prevention and control systems including but not limited to firewalls, IDS/IPS, web proxies, antivirus and log correlation solutions. Knowledge of penetration testing and related disciplines.

Effective communication skills particularly during incidents and events, to ensure pragmatic and informed decisions are made.


Desirable:

Experience of security automation using scripting languages, such as Perl, Python, Ruby, and/or Bash as well as configuration of infrastructure with code automation (e.g. Atlassian tools, Ansible, Puppet, or Chef).

Experience with version control software and job execution tools, such as Git, GoCD, Octopus, Jenkins, RunDeck, SaltStack.

Experience with cloud platforms to include virtualization, containerisation and orchestration technologies, such as AWS, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

Experience of secure coding and testing across a variety of tools (static, dynamic, and both automated and manual) and vulnerability management.

Knowledge of security architectures, in particular for modern digital services, including how they are developed and operated at scale.


COMPETENCIES

Essential:

Making effective decisions
Leading and communicating
Delivering at pace
Managing a quality service
Cloud experience - e.g Azure/AWS etc

Desirable:

Delivering value for money
Changing and improving
Collaborating and partnering
Seeing the big picture
Building capacity for all

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