Security Engineering Specialist

Security Engineering Specialist

Join us as a Security Engineering Specialist

  • As a Security Engineering Specialist, you'll join the team that maintains and enhances security systems used to provide cyber defence and security response services across the enterprise
  • You'll use your network and system operational maintenance experience to enhance our security services and extend our technology base, as well as deploying new capabilities
  • Working closely with various stakeholders in this varied role, you'll have excellent development opportunities as well as raising your profile across the business

What you'll do

Your experience in linux-based systems and within ITIL-based service delivery environments will be a strong base for troubleshooting and remediating issues impacting the services, while also maintaining the technologies that underpin the services through housekeeping, patch deployment and currency programmes.

Along with this, your sound knowledge of IT security will be expanded for anti-malware, intrusion detection and user behaviour analytics systems hands-on support.

Day-to-day, your role will involve:

  • Providing available technologies within agreed┬átimescales, allowing the provision of security alerting services
  • Supporting and maintaining the technologies within appropriate governance
  • Working closely with specialists and providing help for cyber defence and security response services
  • Minimising downtime through prompt and appropriate responses
  • Keeping anti-malware, intrusion detection and UBA systems operating and patched within agreed timescales
  • Delivering enhancements to the security service within agreed timescales
  • Contributing to the enhancement of service through identifying opportunities to leverage available technology capabilities
  • Assisting in progressing the bank's overall security monitoring programme

The skills you'll need

We're looking for someone who's highly motivated with the ability to deliver in a pressurised environment. Your existing knowledge base should include a strong understanding of Windows and Open Source operating systems as well as excellent knowledge of network and server technologies and standards.

You'll also bring:

  • The ability to make justifiable decisions in a high risk environment
  • Operational experience within ITIL driven environments
  • Demonstrable and evident industry experience within a service oriented environment

How we'll reward you

You'll start on a competitive reward package. Your package includes the chance to join our RBS benefits scheme and to choose from a range of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras.