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Security Engineer

Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2024

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Security Engineer – Job Description

With the growth of the business globally we are expanding our Global Security Office (GSO) and are looking to recruit a Security Engineer to join the team in London. Reporting to the GSO SecEng Manager, you will come from a Security Engineering background with experience as an administrator of the platforms from at least one of the following three lists:

1) Vulnerability Management Optimisation (e.g., Kenna. VM/Cisco Vulnerability Management, Nucleus, Rapid 7, Armis – other similar Vulnerability Management Optimisation platforms also accepted).

2) Microsoft Defender Stack - Defender for Endpoint, Defender for Cloud, Defender for Identity, Defender for Cloud Apps (CASB), Azure MFA), IBM QROC/QRadar.

3) Mimecast Email security gateways, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, OnDMARC/DKIM/SPF, Varonis DatAdvantage, Darktrace.

The Responsibilities

  • Assist GRC with performing vendor assessments and technical security risk reviews.
  • Contribute to the technical design of security systems and services to meet organizational needs whilst managing risks.
  • Day-to day administration of numerous security platforms used by SecEng and SOC teams.
  • Work closely with Project Management/Change Control to deliver new solutions and ongoing system upgrades/enhancements.
  • Research and apply innovative security solutions to new or existing problems.
  • Support and collaborate with other security teams (SOC & GRC) towards a unified vision.

The Requirements

  • Prior experience in Security Engineering and track record in carrying out technical security risk assessments. 
  • Good understanding for how to assess third-party suppliers of cloud/SaaS based technology platforms.
  • Bachelor's degree in a security related field is preferred (i.e., Security Analysis, Penetration Testing, Malware Analysis, Digital Forensics, Network Engineering, Computer Science).
  • Strong technical knowledge across various Security Engineering pillars (Network Security, Cloud Security, Infrastructure Security, Email Security and Endpoint Security).
  • Ability to participate in complex vendor troubleshooting calls and diagnose/resolve tool and policy issues.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages is considered highly advantageous (e.g., Python, Bash scripting).

Personal Competencies

  • Able to balance requirements, complete assigned tasks and work to deadlines.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Fast learner and self-starter.
  • Team player able to collaborate with international teams.
  • Passionate, continuous learner.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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