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Cyber Security Engineer

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Recruiter: Michael Page
Listed on: 10th January
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £280 - £302
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

Some of the Cyber Security Engineer role concerns implementing and managing processes and policies to cover all aspects of technical and physical security across all Infrastructure assets. The team the engineer is part of also assists in ensuring all new technologies and technical changes adhere to Security standards and that the organisations service remains compliant with industry regulations and standards.

Client Details

My client - an external support base organisation in the Public Sector and Government industry are looking for two Senior Cyber Security Engineers - Public Sector and Government to join their site in London remotely on an initial 3-month contract!


The post holder will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist the Enterprise Security Manager and Senior Cyber Security Architects to ensure all new and changed technologies meet Industry security standards.
  • Play an active role in the Change Authority, Design Authority and development of new solutions.
  • Develop and produce reports to ensure compliance to Security standards including, Accredited Safe Haven (ASH), Data Protection and Security Toolkit (DPST) CE+, ISO270001 to name a few..
  • Undertake ICT Security projects as required directed by the Enterprise Security Manager, Senior Cyber Security Architects or appointed manager.
  • Act as a Technical resource for IT Security solution implementations
  • Develop, publish, review and amend all Security Policies to meet the requirements of the defined review cycle.
  • Implement security controls and initiatives to ensure compliance with the organisational Security Policy.
  • Lead security evaluation activities utilising security tests such as commissioned IT Health Checks, auditing, vulnerability scanning and penetration testing to name a few [but not exhaustive].
  • Report testing results to management and commissioning customers. Documenting and managing completion of required corrective actions, remediation activities and recommendations using well documented and managed improvement and implementation plans
  • Ensure procedures and documentation are followed to manage, safeguard and support a secure environment
  • Ensure that all IT Security documentation is continually up to date
  • Develop and implement new procedures through the correct channels where necessary, to ensure smooth running of the service
  • Support the collation of information and reporting requirements to ensure ICT Industry security compliance, to include Digital reporting requirements during cyber incidents. Support the reporting cycle as specified in the ICT Security and Incident Management Policies
  • Evaluate new security technology developments, to include the recommendation of new technologies, where appropriate internally for evaluation and PoC as suitable.
  • Benchmark the IT Security Service to demonstrate quality and level of service being provided to its clients.
  • Perform ICT Security risk assessment, business impact analysis and accreditation for all major information systems within the organisation.
  • Manage problem resolution internally and escalation to outside suppliers where appropriate.
  • Support the following ITIL v3 processes - Risk, Capacity, Availability, IT Service Continuity, Information Security, Compliance, Architecture and Supplier Management


To be considered for the Senior Cyber Security Engineer in London- Public Sector and Government contract role the candidate must present evidence of the following:

Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level qualification or significant experience of working at a similar level in specialist area

ITIL Qualified

Cyber Security Related Qualification [SSCP/CISM/CISSP or similar]

Significant experience of operating in a Cyber Security remit previously

Experience of managing risks and reporting

Experience of managing Incidents and problems

Experience of working in a larger multi-tiered customer environment

Understanding of the public sector

Demonstrated experience of working in the health service or public sector

Comprehensive knowledge of project principles, techniques and tools, such as Prince 2 Foundation

Experience in a senior technical ICT Security role.

Working experience with Industry renowned standard practice and policies [CE+/ISO27001].

A good level of knowledge working with Information Governance or DSPT toolkits.

Experience of producing ICT Business Cases

Extensive experience completing ICT Security Risk assessment and managing risk mitigations.

Extensive experience producing ICT Security Policies and managing the policy life cycle

Knowledge of Financial Systems e.g. monitoring budget management, processing invoices and procurement

Job Offer

3 month initial contract.

Though the organisation is based in London this is fully remote currently

Cyber Security Engineer contract inside IR35 paying up to £302.24 p/day.

Contact Name: David Burrows
Reference: TJ/9082/JN -012022-4569410_1641820144
Job ID: 3028453

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