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Systems Security Engineer

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Upto £65,000 plus excellent benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169150

Are you an Information & Cyber Security professional looking for a fresh challenge?


Is culture and well-being as important to you as career development and training?


Our client is an established National IT Service Provider. Due to growth and expansion, they are looking to recruit an experienced Systems Security Engineer. 


The successful candidate can live within commutable distance of either Newcastle or Edinburgh site, with the option to work from home 2/3 days per week giving you a greater work/life balance.


You will be an enthusiastic subject matter expert with a keen interest in hardware and software security, including but not limited to, VMWare, Microsoft, Citrix both in public and private infrastructure.


As part of the Information & Cyber Security team, you will work with product, technology, support teams and customers to ensure that security is at the heart of all our systems.


You will be responsible for:


  • Support the Director Information Security to identify risks and contribute to compliance and best practice.

  • Work closely with the clients technical and assurance teams in the development of system security standards.

  • Provide the Director Information Security with regular treat intelligence reports.

  • Responsible along with the Information & Cyber Security team for penetration testing and vulnerability scanning.

  • Regularly review relevant security advisories and security monitoring alerts, identifying threats and liaise with infrastructure and support teams to agree actions to mitigate the risk.

  • Develop, document, and maintain security procedures.

  • Support training and development of operational staff.

  • Contribute to knowledge management – producing KBs and support material.

  • Work with key suppliers and partners in relation to the security services delivered.

  • Support and work with the assurance team and any requirements for compliance to both partner and external security accreditations, e.g. ISO27001


If this sounds like it could be the next step in your Information and Cyber Security career, then apply today and a member of our team will be in touch.



Salary: Up to £65,000 plus benefits package including BUPA private healthcare, cycle to work scheme and free breakfasts every day!