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Job Ref:  204687544
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Northamptonshire
City:  Northampton
Post Code:  NN1
Salary:  £350 - £450/day
15/10/2016 03:54
Security Engineer (IDS/IPS)


£400 per day

The primary function of the role is to be the 1st/2nd line support authority on our Intrusion Detection/Prevention System (IDS/IPS) and Vulnerability Scanning for our smart metering programme.

In this role you will

Investigating and managing Security Incidents
Analyse system logs and event information and perform detailed analysis during investigations
Assist with problem resolution
Use IPS logs along with other correlated data from the SIEM to aid investigations and provide additional visibility or insight into attacks
Assist with the on-boarding of new IPS infrastructure into the Security Operations unit

The role holder must have:

Experience across Incident Response, Intrusion methods, Attack Monitoring, Networks, Threat and Vulnerability Management
Experience and understanding of IDS/IPS solutions
Experience in security monitoring, investigation and resolution (SIEM)
Understanding of common host/network vulnerabilities and exploits, hacker methodologies and tactics, and the tools used
Understanding of the TCP/IP stack
Understanding and experience of Network interconnections, including how protocols communicate
A strong technical understanding of vulnerabilities, IT Security and Network Threats, with a working knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools
Experience with a range of IT security standards including ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, SOX, DPA, FIPS and NIST

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on one of the most exciting Smart Metering projects in the world. If you are a security engineer looking for your next challenge I look forward to hearing from you soon
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