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Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security Engineer

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    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

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    Lewis Allen

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    about 1 month ago

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Cyber Security Engineer - £50,000 - £60,000 - Cardiff/Hybrid (2/3 days work from home)

Yolk is pleased to partner with a multi-national organisation now looking to scale its Cyber Sec team. Priding itself on building technology businesses across various domains they're now looking to expand and develop a team in Cardiff as they scale over the coming years.

As the Cyber Security Engineer you'll focus on "what good looks like" and best practices across various clients. You'll look at the tools being used, understand where security issues could arise, and provide guidance and support to customers.

This is what you'll be doing:

  • Identify patterns and tactics used by threat actors through threat analysis.
  • Review and rectify misconfigurations and outdated rules in security tools.
  • Conduct detailed threat analysis within the M365 environment.
  • Automate manual processes to enhance security operations.
  • Administer and harden security tools, including EDR, firewalls, web security gateways, and email security gateways.
  • Collaborate with the Power BI developer to visualize security data for accurate reporting.
  • Develop and document best practice security guidelines for wider business use.

The experience you'll bring to the team:

  • Strong grasp of security principles with practical experience using security tools.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • CISSP certification or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (PowerShell/Python).
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK, MITRE D3FEND, and OWASP.
  • Experience in managing credential leakage and continuous monitoring platforms.
  • Hands-on experience with M365, EDR, firewalls, web security gateways, and email security gateways.
  • Skilled in documentation and procedural writing.
  • Experience using ticketing systems for task resolution.
  • Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA) certification or equivalent.

Any experience with Threat Intelligence Platforms, SIEM systems, DMARC Compliance, MySQL and Clickhouse databases would be a bonus!

And this is what you'll get in return:

Salary up to £60,000 DOE

A clear development plan to further your career

Life Assurance, Group Well-being plan and a hybrid working structure.

Are you up to the challenge?

Contact Lewis Allen to find out more!

Please apply with a CV and a cover letter outlining why you're perfect for the role. We also have a referral scheme so if you know of someone who would be great for the role please get in touch.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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