Job posted12 FebCyber Security Engineer

  • Location: Mons
  • Salary: £650 / Day
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 12/02/2020
  • Closing Date: 11/03/2020

Job description

Cyber Security Engineer

A Cyber Security Engineer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Mons Belgium.

This is a 6 month contact with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Cyber Security Engineer contract role

Candidates will have strong all round technical abilities with a good working knowledge of Cyber Security technologies. Specialisation in working with SIEM, NIPS or FPC products and the knowledge to apply cyber security techniques to support and maintain these products within the deployment of a complex cyber implementation will be required.

Candidates with experience of other security technologies such as Malware Analysis, Digital Forensics and Vulnerability Assessment are also of interest.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Work in conjunction with other cyber security specialists and engineers to support, maintain, troubleshoot and tune the suite of NCIRC security devices
  • Deep configuration and administration of one or more security technologies such as log collection, event correlation, network discovery, network traffic pattern/flow analysis, mail content checking, intrusion detection and on-line computer forensics
  • Support investigations into security related incidents
  • Maintain keen understanding of evolving Internet threats and the security techniques and procedures required to protect the NATO networks
  • Willing and able to share information and mentor others in area of specialism

Skills and experience in several of the following areas is required:

  • IT security best practice, common attack types and detection / prevention methods.
  • Demonstrable experience of analysing and interpreting system, security and application logs in order to diagnose faults and spot abnormal behaviours
  • Enterprise Networking & Services (TCP/IP Networks, devices, services (e.g. DHCP/DNS)
  • Good understanding and interest in network protocols alongside the ability to troubleshoot network / system problems at a low level (packet level)
  • Experience of cyber security tools such as Arcsight, Nessus Tenable, SourceFire, Cisco, Palo Alto, RSA Netwitness, NetScout, EDR / EPP forensics, McAfee
  • Competent in the operation and administration of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Experience of automation tooling / scripting such as Puppet / Python / Perl
  • Experience of working with virtualisation technologies
  • Previous experience of working within secure / isolated / air gapped environments
  • Exposure to IT service management best practices such as ITIL

The role is based in Mons Belgiun

If you are a Cyber Security Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Cyber opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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