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Senior Security Engineer

  • Job reference: CS-002290
  • Sector: Security, Support Services
  • Location: Epsom
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Atkins is part of the SNC Lavalin Group of companies, the delivery of its IT is via a function called Group IS which is organised as a global operation with significant presence in India. Group IS has developed an operating model for 2020 to revolutionise the way IT services are provided to the company, moving from a ‘Business as Usual’ focus to an organisation driven by Business Value. Key concepts include: transitioning to digital products, adopting agile delivery approaches across the organisation, leveraging cloud services, and applying focus to supporting company project bids and delivery.

Job Description
This is an exciting opportunity within our internal IT security team for an experienced security engineer to work in a team providing security services for over 18,000 users in a distributed, global network.

We are looking for a flexible, problem solving, security engineer who is also capable of analyzing potential security incidents, automating security processes and driving change.


CISSP, CISM or equivalent
Degree in information security or computer science

Essential Criteria
The candidate must have considerable years of experience in a multinational IT team and the following:
• Proven work experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer
• Experience in building and maintaining security systems
• Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
• Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
• Experience with network security concepts, network monitoring tools and system security tools.
• Experience of vulnerability detection tools
• Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
• Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
• Good problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure

Desirable Criteria
The ideal candidate will also have experience of:
• Working with ITIL processes
• Using common utilities for detecting, evaluating and responding to malware
• VMWare / Hyper-V security
• Virtualization security
• Storage security
• Cloud PaaS and IaaS security

• Managing our Privileged Access Management solution including developing solutions for new use cases, documenting our existing service, transitioning the service to operations and providing high level support.
• Reviewing our existing DLP solution, identifying a suitable replacement, transitioning to operations and responding to DLP incidents.
• Investigating IoC bulletins and ensuring that these are handled correctly by network security, host security and application support teams.
• Reviewing Active Directory and Office365 logs, developing requirements for centralised protective monitoring solution
• Undertaking risk assessments to approve exemptions and to support projects
• Investigating security incidents reported by users and developing processes to triage
• Identifying and driving the remediation of technical vulnerabilities and misconfigurations
• Supporting our antimalware infrastructure
• Developing and maintaining security incident response plans
• Developing and operating forensic procedures
The Individual
• Ability to build and maintain efficient working relationships
• Demonstrate ownership of and accountability for relevant products and services
• Ability to plan, prioritize and complete your own work, whilst remaining a team player Ability to interact successfully with all levels of our Customers management
• Experience of security administration in a global enterprise.
• Strong work ethic and commitment to service delivery.

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and benefits:
Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance:
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance

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