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Cyber Security Engineer

Milton Keynes
£40,000 - £45,000k DOE
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About Our Client

This client provides many of the UK’s most recognised financial brands with market leading software to support Training and Competence, Learning Management, Quality Assurance and Customer feedback.

They have many years of combined experience in the financial services sector showing their understanding of the needs of the industry and the challenges customers face.  They constantly refine modules to improve performance, sales quality and the customer experience.

The company understands the importance of management information in keeping business both efficient and compliant.  The interoperability of their modules enables customers to drive improvements across business units.  For example, to initiate learning needs based on root cause analysis from complaints; to ensure that performance reviews are based on factual MI and that corrective action can be initiated and tracked; or to identify potential vulnerabilities and to automate intelligent file checking to mitigate risk.

Roles & Responsibilities

Our client is expanding and they are looking for a Cyber Security Engineer to join their IT Infrastructure Team. The company provide leading financial institutions with workflow products that help manage their regulatory requirements, training & competency and customer care.  They are a small company of around 60 employees but with household name banking and financial services clients. Their services are in demand as banks outsource more of their IT and come under more compliance pressure from the industry regulators.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Operational IT security, including monitoring and maintenance of IT Security tools, this includes the SIEM and Vulnerability management platforms.
  • Assist with the vulnerability management and remediation process.
  • Assisting the IT Team to ensure that the various IT platforms are secure and hardened, include reviewing planned changes for security impacts.
  • Assist with risk assessments and internal/external audits.
  • Encryption key management
  • Assisting in day-to-day administration of Privilege access management solution.
  • Supporting the delivery of cyber security strategies aimed at reducing the likelihood and impact of attacks; develop policies, operational processes, cloud security to ensure a secure architecture

Skills Required

  • Understanding and experience of network security technologies
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of IT security best practises.
  • System Hardening experience
  • Vulnerability management and remediation
  • Siem Solution monitoring
  • Full Driving Licence and access to own transport.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to acquire new skills quickly and learn on the job.


  • 2 years relevant experience
  • Experience with Rapid7 IDR
  • Experience with Rapid7 insight Vulnerability Management
  • Scoping and managing penetration testing
  • Incident response and investigations.
  • Relevant Security qualification from a recognised body.


  • Company bonus scheme
  • flexible health plan

HOURS OF WORK: 9.00 – 5.30 Monday to Friday

 HOLIDAY: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank holidays


The Office is open, and as such we expect colleagues to attend the office at least twice a week. It might be more depending on workload requirements. New candidates might be required to attend the office more to work with the team and learn the systems etc.

Please do contact us for more information or visit our Linkedin page.


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