Cyber Security Engineer

Location City of London
Discipline: Security & Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £100k per annum

A Global Investment Company located in the City of London are looking for a Cyber Security Engineer to join their Cyber team on a permanent basis.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The company is a leading global alternative investment manager specialising in long/short equity with approximately $50 billion in assets under management. They enjoy a strong reputation in the industry for success, influence and innovation, built by a dedicated team of people working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture. Their strategies are implemented globally, leveraging proprietary systems and processes. Sustainable investing is part of how they fulfil their duty to act in clients’ best interests whilst caring for their employees and communities. They are committed to achieving positive social and environmental impact.

The technology team is lean and has a culture that encourages interaction across all areas of the business on a global scale. Their aim is to use the best tool for the job therefore there is the opportunity to be constantly learning and use modern technologies. Teams strive to push boundaries and think innovatively creating an environment that is fast paced, dynamic and successful. The team is lean and has a culture that encourages interaction across all areas of the business on a global scale.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Global Investment Company is looking for an enthusiastic Cyber Security Engineer. The team focusses on continually improving global defences to secure the most sensitive systems and data, identifying new threats and vulnerabilities and developing systems, tools and standards to make the business more resilient, enabling to capture new digital growth opportunities safely. They are looking for people who are passionate about Cyber Security, with broad technical knowledge and a desire and ability to use automation to mitigate Cyber risks.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Research, test and threat hunt to identify new threats and vulnerabilities

  • Evolve the detection platform through the addition of monitoring for anomalous behaviour, indicators of compromise and configuration non-compliance

  • Design, build and secure new systems, technologies and platforms across the enterprise

  • Influence, develop and codify security designs, architectures and standards

  • Analyse events, handle incidents effectively and automate incident response processes to improve the reliability and speed of response

Key Skills:

  • A passion for automation and continual improvement, with a track record of identifying high-value automation opportunities

  • Broad technical knowledge, credible across the full technology stack

  • Self-starter, able to quickly pick up concepts, implement new ideas and think outside the box

  • Creativity and confidence, the ability to challenge the status quo, suggest alternative ways of doing things and bring others with you

  • A positive, collaborative and pragmatic attitude, with an ability to build relationships with colleagues across teams and geographies.

  • An understanding of good practice and an ability to articulate the “why” behind it, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts simply

Technologies:

  • Demonstrable expert level scripting / coding in Python / Ruby / Powershell / C# / Java / GO or equivalent

  • Extensive knowledge of technical security risks across operating systems, networks and applications

  • Experience integrating, managing and tuning security tooling in the development lifecycle and in cloud-native environments

  • Experience securing infrastructure at scale with configuration management / security compliance / policy as code tooling

  • Relevant technical security certifications such as OSCP, OSWE, and OSCE considered nice-to-haves

  • Experience with security detection and response automation systems from a blue team perspective (SIEM, XDR, SOAR etc)

PERKS & BENEFITS

  • Complimentary breakfast and lunch for all employees plus on-site coffee bars and a wide variety of healthy snacks.

  • Annual discretionary bonuses, reflecting firm and individual performance.

  • Green loan scheme which employees are able to use for the purchase of bicycles.

  • Bonus for each successful hire in the month your referral joins the company.

  • They aim to create a cohesive environment, regardless of region. They've designed office spaces to ensure everyone feels the connection no matter where you're located.

  • Generous pension and retirement savings plans.

  • The company offsets it's CO2 emissions annually and aims to sustainably source all office materials.

  • Health and wellness benefits include an onsite gym & classes (LDN and NYC), gym subsidies in other regions, access to mental health support, and subscriptions to mindfulness platforms.

  • Generous charity matching scheme and ample opportunities to become involved in the community. They offer charity of the year awards in each region and encourage employees to submit causes they're passionate about.

  • Enhanced, flexible primary and secondary caregiver leave.

  • Generous sabbatical after you've been with the company for 8 years and every 4 years after that.

  • Encourage personal and professional development. This allowance may be used towards conferences, seminars, and training courses which supplement extensive on-site training materials.

  • Range of healthcare benefits to help you manage your personal, physical and emotional wellbeing.