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Security Engineer

  • Location:

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Technology, Network and Security, Support and Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £49000 - £52000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlie Sweeney

  • Contact email:

    csweeney@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

  • Job ref:

    V-130478

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-29

  • Startdate:

    2021-09-28

ROLE – Network & Security Engineer
LOCATION – Reading (Part-Remote)
SALARY - £49,000 - £52,000
 
A long-standing partner of ours, based in Reading are now hiring for a Network & Security Engineer to join their growing team. This job opportunity is a direct result of company growth and will offer the successful Security Engineer substantial career development and growth opportunities too.
 
The company provide wide-scale outsourced business solutions and advisory services to clients across the UK. Our Client is offering the successful Network & Security Engineer a salary up to £52,000 based on experience
 
As the Network & Security Engineer, you will be acting as the senior point of architecture, design, escalation and quality assurance for security of ‘back of house’ technology and systems.
 
The Network & Security Engineer role will be required to drive appropriate security and infrastructure to deliver customer solutions, whilst also being responsible for:
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of security infrastructure devices
  • Identifying opportunities to improve system performance
  • Designing system security and infrastructure architecture
  • Implementing automation through scripting to reduce false alerts
  • Engineering, implementing and monitoring security measures
  • Bridging the gap between Networking and Ops
 
This is joining a team of 4 right now and on offer is a very flexible work set-up. In this role you will have flexibility to work from home with office visits expected to be once every few weeks.
 
To be considered for this Network & Security Engineer opportunity, you will need experience with:
 
  • Scripting (PowerShell and Python are preferred)
  • Previous experience providing security services within a large organisation
  • Experience building and maintaining security systems and infrastructure
  • Mail Security / Web Filtering / DLP technologies
  • A good understanding of firewall, IPS & IDS principles
  • Identity Management
  • Large & small scall technology changes
 
If this is an opportunity you would like to be considered for please apply now with your updated CV, salary expectations and availability.
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