Principle Azure Security Engineer

Remote work, England

Posted:22 days ago
Location:Remote work, England
Job Ref:BH-33594
Job Type:Contract
Expiry date:12/6/2022
Contact:Alex Englander
Job Title: Principal Azure Security Engineer

Reports to: Head of A.C.E

Level: G3 Manager / Expert

Overall Role Purpose: Manage and deliver security consultancy resources and services

Location: Fully Remote 
Rates dependant on experience

Working as the Principal Security Engineer means becoming part of a brand with a global reputation and an exciting vision: to be the leader in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals. If you’re inspired to join us, and if you have the necessary qualities, then this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

We need a leader/architect who is a technical security expert and is confident dealing with a range of stakeholders from IT, the business, and strategic partners.  You will be working on exciting new change initiatives, helping security and our business partners to achieve the digital ambitions across web, mobile and cloud.

As the Principal Security Engineering you’ll have the opportunity to lead change, working on a wide range of different projects & platforms and using your expert knowledge to translate high level security requirements into designs.  You’ll also be working closely with our security engineers to understand and develop the enterprise’s security architecture and integrate them into change initiatives.

Below aligns with A.C.E Team Skills.

Job Requirements – Knowledge based and technology skills:

  • Extensive experience of working in a business facing IT / Cyber Security role, ideally within a regulated environment.
  • An understanding of the regulations and legislation that apply to a pension and investment organisation.
  • Experience of securing cloud / cloud hybrid services (including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS variances) as well as mobile security models.
  • A good understanding of Azure security is essential and M365 / MS Power Platform security capabilities would be an advantage. 
  • An excellent understanding of securing applications, infrastructure and networks.  This includes a detailed understanding of security technologies required to secure an enterprise, their capabilities and interoperability covering:
    • Cyber / Web Security (Firewalls, DoS, Proxies, CDN / WAF, API Gateways etc.). 
    • Threat & Incident Management (SOC, SIEM, Threat Intelligence, etc)
    • Data Security (DLP, DRM, etc)
    • IDAM (FIAM, SSO, etc).  Experience of Azure AD would be advantageous.
    • Mobile Security (EMM, MAM, MDM etc).
    • Cryptography (including Key Management and PKI)
    • Desktop / Server / Virtualisation Security (vulnerability and patch management, malware protection, etc)
  • Detailed working knowledge of infrastructure and application security requirements and good understanding of recognised information security management and governance frameworks (ISF SOGP (Standards of Good Practice), NIST 800-53 and CIS 7.1
  • A recognised information security qualification (CISSP, CISM etc.). The following qualifications are also desirable:
    • Certificate Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
    • SABSA Chartered Practitioner (SCP)
Job Requirements –Transferable / functional skills:

  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Highly organised, excellent prioritisation and planning skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to influence using risk-based reasoning.
  • Extensive experience in articulating complex requirements as easy to understand security designs using threat profiling, reusable models and architecture principles
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team, whilst working on multiple items at the same time.
  • Ability to translate complex technical issues into meaningful details for non-specialist audiences.
You’ll be expected to demonstrate:

  • You can tackle complexity and make things simple for customers and those around you.
  • You’re commercially savvy, you think competitively, and you’ll seize a good opportunity whether big or small.
  • You love to innovate, exploring what matters to customers and creating solutions that make a positive difference.
  • You’re a team player who can help everyone pull together to achieve shared goals.
  • You’re willing to take responsibility, creating better outcomes by stepping forward, using your judgement and making things happen.
  • You thrive on a challenge, working with intellectual rigour at pace to achieve the highest standards of execution under all conditions.
We live by four behaviours and we ask all our employees to:

  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never over complicate things

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