We have a great opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer to work with one of our Law Enforcement Organisation Clients for 4 months (with potential to extend) for a day rate of £395.97 umbrella / £292.88 PAYE. For this role you should be local to Manchester as it requires hybrid working with one or two days a week in the office.
The Security Engineer plays an integral role in delivering Technical Security. The contractors are expected to that have sufficient experience and expertise to lead as well as deliver required improvements and tasks. The Security Engineer will help to deliver and to enhance operational security, vulnerability scanning and patch management processes throughout their lifecycles. This is a hands-on role where the contractors will be assessing and applying patches through appropriate layers of the OSI model and may be requested to support other operational security and cybersecurity requirements.
The responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:
• Partnering with Information Systems, Information Technology and the Business to stay current with vulnerability information across different environments.
• Assisting in defining and implementing vulnerability scanning program throughout the hybrid on-premises and cloud environment.
• Assisting in performing reoccurring and on demand vulnerability scanning activities utilizing existing security tooling.
• Improving existing vulnerability management lifecycle. This includes automated asset discovery and cataloguing, as well as vulnerability detection, communication and remediation.
• Providing technical support for vulnerability management and patch management projects.
You will also need to oversee remediation activities such as:
• Manage tracking and remediation of vulnerabilities by leveraging agreed-upon action plans and timelines with responsible technology developers and support teams.
• Recommend appropriate policy, standards, process and procedural updates as part of comprehensive remediation solutions.
• Validate remediation by reviewing application updates or deployed mitigations to verify resolution.