IT Security Engineer

Up to £50K DOE

Our client, based in Dover, is looking for an IT Security Engineer / cyber security professional to take the lead in strengthening their business and operational systems from attack.

Job summary:

As a key part of the IT team, you will act as a technology leader for cyber security, accountable for delivery of improvements to technical controls and IT governance. This will include:

  • Leading on the support, maintenance and development of cyber security technical controls, process and governance.
  • Investigating and remediating cyber security incidents.
  • Deploying and using IT security tools such as vulnerability scanners.
  • Deploying and maintaining security components of the infrastructure and applications.
  • Providing input into the IT Strategy and IT Security Operations including policies, procedures and reporting systems.
  • Providing subject matter expertise on the implementation of IT systems.
  • Lead on compliance with the Network and Information Systems (NIS) regulation.
  • Lead a programme of continuous internal vulnerability assessment and patch management.

Skills and Qualifications of the IT Security Engineer:

  • Certificated in IT security, e.g. CISSP
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of experience in technical security roles
  • Sound knowledge IT Governance, Cyber Security Risk Assessments and Technical Security Controls
  • Experience of implementing measures to meet Information Security standards
  • Experience of planning, managing and following up assurance assessments
  • Hands-on experience of more than one of the following areas:
    • Firewalls
    • Endpoint Detection and Response
    • Microsoft Office365 Security
    • Vulnerability assessment
    • Patch management
    • Networking
    • Windows Server administration and configuration


  • 25 days of annual holiday
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private Health Care
  • Life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme


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