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Security Engineer

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Recruiter: easyJet
Listed on: 16th January
Location: Luton
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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When it comes to innovation and achievement there are few organisations with a better track record. Join us and you'll be able to play a big part in the success of our highly successful, fast-paced business that opens up Europe so people can exercise their get-up-and-go. With over 300 aircraft flying over 900 routes to more than 30 countries, we're the UK's largest airline, the second largest in Europe and the eighth largest in the world. Flying over 90 million passengers a year, we employ over 14,000 people. Its big-scale stuff and we're still growing.


As a member of the wider security team you will maintain the confidentiality, availability and integrity of information and information systems. 

The key responsibilities are as follows;

  • Responsible for the management, implementation, maintenance and configuration of operational security systems and security service capabilities, aligned to IT strategy and security standards
  • Responsible for  the provision of technical security services
  • Responsible for establishing, maintaining and using security engineering standards, processes, procedures and guidelines
  • Provide IT teams with security focused technical support and consultancy to ensure compliance with security policies, standards and regulations
  • Responsible for continuous improvement for operational security services and contribution to the security engineering roadmap
  • Retain a working knowledge of related security technical areas such as; application, network and host, to enable effective liaison with other technical groups and protection of easyJet information
  • Develop and operate technical standards, processes, procedures and guidelines
  • Produce and disseminate management information in relation to security services, platforms, and the performance and availability of technical information security systems
  • Through easyJet external organisations keep abreast of emerging trends, technologies and regulation
  • Establish mechanisms, behaviours and culture to encourage the protection of easyJet information and information systems
  • Out of hours support required on a rota basis

Requirements of the Role

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experiences;

  • The jobholder must have a thorough understanding of the security threat landscape, significant risks, technical developments and directions. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential, as the jobholder must be able to operate effectively at all levels within and outside of easyJet.
  • Demonstrable experience of working  in a security engineering team
  • Depth of experience in IT Technical Security , including time as a security senior practitioner
  • Experience of security engineering systems and controls, including, vulnerability management, web content filtering, intrusion prevention, SIEM, email security,, DLP, NAC,  IAM, O365 and AWS
  • Ability to harness the commitment and contribution of team members outside of direct span of control
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research into security technical platforms and evaluate capabilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • A Self Starter with the ability to lead and drive change through an organisation.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence decisions with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Establish mechanisms, behaviours and culture to encourage the protection of easyJet information and information systems
  • Out of hours support required on a rota basis
  • One or more of the following qualifications are highly desirable.
  • Masters in Information Security (MSc)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ITIL v3
  • Vendor technology certifications e.g. AWS, SIEM, vulnerability management, web content filtering, intrusion prevention, email security management

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