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Information Security Engineer

THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Stevenage, HC

THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
JOB DETAILS
SALARY
£34000 - £40000 / Per Year
JOB TYPE
full-time
LOCATION
Stevenage, HC
POSTED
5 days ago

Description

Information Security Engineer

Circa £34,000 to £40,000 per annum

Stevenage, Herts / Hybrid Working

 

What if you were responsible for ensuring our digital systems are secure by design?

What if you could collaborate with other teams and ensure best practice is at the core?

What if you were one of our Information Security Engineers?

 

At the IET, making our world a better place starts by creating a better place for our people. At IET and you’ll have more than just a job. Our work is exciting and challenging, connecting the people who solve the problems that matter. It means working with us has real meaning and impact, and you’ll grow – professionally and personally – in ways you never thought possible. We’re also making significant investments in our people, including providing a modern, vibrant workplace and embracing hybrid working.

 

What you’ll be doing

 

You will work with the development and infrastructure teams to ensure that information security is being considered and risks managed throughout the development lifecycle, implementing appropriate tooling into development pipelines. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that the IET’s digital systems are secure by design and that security is viewed across the department as being fundamental to the safe operation of IT system, this will involve close collaboration across teams to ensure best practices are being adhered to and is a critical element of our overall Information Management approach.

 

What we hope you can bring to the role

 

You will have should have a high degree of knowledge of Windows or Linux operating systems, Cloud Platforms (AWS or Azure), Networking, Firewalls, IPS or IDS Systems, Web Application Firewalls, AntiVirus products and other security technologies. 

 

We’d love to get to know you

 

Is Imposter syndrome creeping in? Don’t worry – we’d rather hear from you this time than not hear from you at all! Read on for a little more information about the role; but also, keep in mind that we’re open to discussing flexible ways of working, including reduced hours and working in an agile way, supported by a hybrid working framework that allows you to find the best place to do your best work.

 

 

A little more about the role

  • Ensure good security governance and best practices in both agile development teams and traditional waterfall projects
  • Be involved in the build, deployment and ongoing management of digital products and services. Takes a ‘hands on’ role in Agile sprints.
  • Embed within teams and contribute to new designs, architectures and standards
  • Assess our infrastructure and code for security vulnerabilities and resolve as appropriate
  • Act as an advocate to the development, infrastructure and IT teams on security best practices
  • Define processes and best practices for security across departments
  • Design, create and deliver infrastructure, code or services to improve the security of our internal or customer-facing services
  • Implement or coordinate security improvements by assessing current situation, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements.
  • Contribute to the stability and security of the environment through implementing and maintaining security controls and defining access privileges, control structures, and resources with regular reviews
  • Assist in security compliance activities including the development and maintenance of relevant logs and registers, identifying and acting on findings in logs, alerts and system operations to mitigate risk
  • Provide a security response service, deal with security issues and work pro-actively to monitor systems and identify issues before they arise
  • Assist and/or lead in security investigations as appropriate.

 

A little more about what we’re looking for

 

  • Design, create and deliver infrastructure, code or services to improve the security of our internal or customer-facing services
  • Experience in supporting, maintaining or evolving corporate security systems and cyber risks.
  • Experience of supporting and developing server environments including Windows, Linux servers, SQL, Exchange, IIS, etc
  • Experience of working in either MS Azure or AWS environments
  • Ability to balance security risk against the other needs of the business
  • Security certification such as CISSP, CISM, CEH
  • Expertise in the secure management and deployment of IT systems
  • Proven experience in implementation and management of security best practices and risk in high velocity development teams and traditional projects
  • An excellent understanding of supporting, configuring and securing Local and Wide Area Networks with hands on experience of switches, routers and firewalls
  • An understanding of the ITIL methodology preferably with experience of working in an ITIL environment
  • Ability to manage a project from start to completion seeking advice and communicating with all interested parties as required.
  • Ability to communicate work status regularly with a clear articulation of design choices along the way
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with all levels of staff and customers
  • Ability to learn new skills and take on new tasks and recommend and develop improvements to working practices
  • Experience of working in an agile development environment

 

What if you could be you? The IET is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To find out more, head over to our ‘Work for the IET’ site.

About the Company

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THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

We want to make our world a better place. We support the engineering and technology communities to engineer a better world. We’re motivated by seeing the tangible results of what we do and how it changes our society in positive and inspiring ways. It’s what we’ve done for the last 150 years, and what we’ll carry on doing in the future.

At the IET, making our world a better place starts by creating a better place for our people. We want people who share our enthusiasm for the opportunities we provide and who are excited to make a real difference. Not just in engineering a better world for society, but a better working world for all of us too.

With us, no two days are the same. You’ll be playing your part in the incredible outcomes of our varied and one-of-a-kind projects. Whether it’s qualifications or publications, research or influencing, fundraising or marketing, events, education or support, there’s no doubt our work is far-reaching.

We also want you to enjoy coming to work so we create a welcoming environment that’s a good place to be. You’ll have freedom in your role and your ideas will be given space to flourish. We include everyone and treat each other with respect. All we ask is that you’ll do the same.

Work for the IET and you’ll have more than just a role. Our work is exciting and challenging, connecting the people who solve the problems that matter. It means working with us has real meaning and impact, and you’ll grow – professionally and personally – in ways you never thought possible.

COMPANY DETAILS
COMPANY SIZE
500 to 999 employees
INDUSTRY
Computer/IT Services
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Pension, Employee Events, Employee Referral Program, Flexible Schedules, Gym Memberships, Maternity/Paternity Paid Leave, Medical, Dental and Vision, On Site Cafeteria, Paid Holidays, Paid sick days, Parking , Performance bonus, Professional Development, Holidays, Work From Home
WEBSITE
https://workfor.theiet.org/