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Principle Security Engineer

Posted 24/01/2024
£80,000 - £100,000 per annum
Full time

Principal Security Engineer - Security Operations (Cloud Focus)
Location: London (3 days/week on site)
Salary: £100,000 + (Bonus and Pension contribution)

A speciality insurance client I am currently working with are looking to hire a Principal Security Engineer to take ownership of their security operations function. This role offers the chance to shape and implement a cloud-first security strategy, resolving security incidents and paving the way for potential growth into an Architect role.

Key Accountabilities:

* Evaluate emerging cyber security threats, developing strategies to address them.
* Support the development and operation of incident management plans and playbooks.
* Investigate security alerts, providing suitable responses.
* Plan and support security testing and remediation.
* Assist in threat and vulnerability management efforts.
* Implement protections and respond to phishing threats.
* Contribute to the change management process, focusing on security considerations.
* Support a security awareness program, collaborating with business users to drive secure behaviours.


* Strong understanding of encryption and network security.
* In-depth knowledge of endpoint and email security.
* Expertise in cloud security techniques, particularly in Azure and M365 environments.
* Familiarity with identity and access management principles and MFA deployments.
* Demonstrable competency in deploying layered security and understanding its impact on organisational risks.


* Minimum of 3 years working in a similar role.
* Experience coordinating with a managed security service provider.
* Desirable experience within the insurance industry and/or the Lloyds of London market.
* Previous experience working within a global security function is also desirable.

If you are an experienced Principal Security Engineer ready to take on the role above, please apply the job online.

Oliver James Associates

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