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IT Security Engineer - Pentesting

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My client, an International Bank, are looking for an IT Security Engineer with specific skills across Penetration Testing to join their growing team in London.

About the IT Security Engineer Pentesting role:

This London-based Cyber Security role is within the IT department of a Global Investment Bank. This dedicated role is to provide Cyber Security services globally. This hands- on role focusses on driving the Cyber Assurance programme end to end for the bank to reduce the bank’s cyber threat landscape across the technology estate and drive the “Business As usual” cyber assurance process.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage the Cyber Test and Validation process, Support Cyber Risk Assessment and drive

Cyber Assurance programme across the bank through:

  • Conduct cyber assessment of projects helping to drive adoption of application and infrastructure security controls and best practices.
  • Advise on leading edge engineering to protect the bank’s network from security risks related to web, mobile, web services, and client/server architectures.
  • Conduct risk reviews of 3rd party systems and applications to assess the standard and proprietary application security controls used by the application (e.g. authentication, authorization, input validation, output sanitization, error handling, application resilience) against bank policies and standards.
  • Work with different teams in various jurisdictions where specific technology and cybersecurity regulations create requirements that are not directly supported by our global framework
  • Drive implementation of security controls in various platforms by working with technology infrastructure teams. Demonstrate deep understanding, passion and thought leadership for Information and Cybersecurity and its impact of new technologies, services and solutions
  • Investigate, coordinate and address Information and Cybersecurity incident
  • Act as liaison for global team in coordinating collection and preservation of forensic evidence in support of security event investigation
  • Analyse potential infrastructure security incidents to determine if incident qualifies as a legitimate security breach
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to continually operate and improve a world-class cyber program by providing input into the uplift of sensory tools, detection tuning, and access to data sources to increase detection effectiveness
  • Convey complicated technical analysis to management via investigation synopses, graphical depictions of attacks, and comprehensive presentations
  • Act as a liaison to stakeholders, including those outside of the technology team(s), during security investigations and incidents
  • Respond to regulatory requests regarding security incidents, as well as the relevant protective and detective security measures
  • Report the status of ongoing incidents, as well as the follow-up actions for resolved incidents to management
  • Support Compliance, regulatory, or litigation related investigations by coordinating e-discovery, evidence collection and other such activities
  • Communicating status and risks in a succinct, direct and open manner for proper issue management life cycle tracking
  • Drafting responses to requests for information from regulators in the jurisdictions in which the bank operates
  • Coordinating engagements with regulators, including periodic reporting, preparation of presentations and written deliverables
  • Conducting analysis to identify potential gaps and issues from ongoing changes of regulatory requirement of relevance to the bank’s business and risk environments Preparing presentations and written products on regulatory trends and issues to inform leadership decisions
  • Coordinating with counterparts in other jurisdictions and regional stakeholders (e.g. Legal, Compliance, Operational Risk) to ensure consistent responses across all regulators

Prefered qualificaitons and experiences

  • A minimum of 10+ years of experience with a mix of Cybersecurity, Systems, Infrastructure, Network, and Cloud experience.
  • Broad technical security skills in multiple technology areas such as applications deployments, endpoints, data, infrastructure, cloud, DNS, PKI, Email, OS (Windows, MAC, *NIX), SDN, encryption, forensics, authentication, firewalls, proxies, identity and access control, BC/DR, remote access, and cryptography.
  • Extensive experience in architecting and engineering complex security solutions utilizing and interpreting models to implement company policies, standards globally.
  • Familiarity with techniques/methodologies such as “Attack and Defensive” methods, Threat Hunting, Threat modeling, Reverse engineering, Vulnerability Management, Data modeling, Evaluation of security products/services, Metrics development, etc.
  • Proficiency and experience in automation and scripting using Python, Shell, Ansible, Jenkins, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with utilizing and migrating to one or more cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure, and AWS. Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud, and Microsoft Office 365 is a plus.
  • Information Security and/or Information Technology industry certification (CISSP, CISM, CISSP-ISSMP, CRISC, GIAC, Azure and AWS equivalent) preferred.

If the above is of interest to you please apply to this role or call me on 0207 509 8040 to find out more

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Information Security

Industry: Banking

Salary: £90,000 - £105,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: London

Job Reference: 51025243/001

Date posted: 17 May 2024

Consultant: Darius Goodarzi

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