- Sector: Hosting & Infrastructure
- Expiry Date: 20 August 2021
- Job Ref: J3893
An opportunity to join a leading provider of hosted and SaaS software as a motivated Senior Cyber Security Engineer.
Access has achieved huge growth in its cloud solutions and has exciting targets for the future. Our core value of Love work, Love life' has been central to our success and so we're looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company driven through adoption of the Access Workspace platform.
At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more. We're passionate about helping our customers remain secure staying one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.
Working within the dedicated Security team, you will be autonomous and responsible for recommending, deploying and supporting security products to ensure that the entire IT operation from physical devices, networking, hypervisor, virtual machines and underlying applications are all secure. You will have expert knowledge of tools used to both protect as well as attempt intrusion to our environments. This position will suit an individual who already has experience of a Cyber Security role and is keen on moving into a more senior position.
Driven by technology Access is able to offer a remote interview and onboarding process as well as work from home during the current social distancing measures; thereafter you'll be based in either our Bournemouth, Harpenden or Loughborough office.
Senior Cyber Security Engineer duties and responsibilities:
- Research, evaluate, design and recommend new technologies and tools to improve both our reactive and proactive security posture
- Act as an escalation point for the L2 Cyber engineers
- Improve our toolset to monitor the entire infrastructure and react to threats as they occur in real time
- Drive Incident and Service Request ticket logging, ownership and update through to resolution
- Engage with Access software development and support teams
- Collaborate with other teams and team members to direct automation strategies
- Work within our ISO27001 compliant policy, process and records management framework
- Enjoy working autonomously as well as collaboratively on different projects
- Always drive issues through to completion, taking personal ownership of the objectives
- Be the subject matter expert for technical issues relating to the security of our environment
- Accurately determine your own and the teams’ relative priorities and be commercially aware
- Enjoy learning and embrace the ever changing threat landscape
- Have excellent documentation and records management skills
- Be available out of hours to assist in priority 1 security incidents if they occur
- Previous working experience as security engineer, ideally senior level
- Expertise in a broad array of systems and network security technical controls and processes such as: Active Directory, Anti-malware protection, Vulnerability Scanners, intrusion detection/prevention, system hardening, network segmentation, intrusion Detection, intrusion prevention, DDOS mitigation, threat intelligence, forensic analysis etc
- Good Knowledge of VMWare in large private cloud environments
- Deep understanding of windows operating systems
- Security certifications in relevant areas
- Strong problem solving and communication skills
Become part of our amazing Access family!