Our client, a central government department are currently looking for a cyber security engineer to join them on a 6 month initial contract based in London and paying £650pd inside IR35.
The Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for improving the telemetry, processes and tools for the SIEM/Monitoring systems and SOC team. This role requires proven experience with security telemetry, security intelligence, anomaly hunting and incident response.
This role requires an analytical mindset and a deep knowledge of the current and emerging threat landscape. The ability to research a threat or vulnerability and to deliver clear and concise ‘actionable intelligence’ to mitigate against risk is essential.
The Cyber Security Engineer will be expected to understand current network defense technology and to optimize or create new high value ‘use cases’ and rules to defend against the latest threats.
The ability to research threats, create reports and to clearly articulate recommendations to senior members of the team is essential to this role.