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Security Engineer (Symantec WSS)

Job Title: Security Engineer (Symantec WSS)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Rolling 3-month
REF: FJS-C-SymanWSS_AD_1548791614
Contact Name: Alice Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Security Engineer (Symantec WSS) is urgently required by our Global IT Services Client for a rolling 3-month contract to be based in Cardiff


  • Review existing Internet Filtering solution in line with industry and vendor best practice
  • Propose and implement changes to the existing Internet Filtering solution to meet Information Security's requirements
  • Assist the wider Security Engineering team with the maintenance and configuration of Security Tooling

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Experience of managing and reconfiguring an Internet Filtering solution.
  • Strong technical background with extensive knowledge of how Internet applications work and how they interact with Internet Filtering and the challenges this can cause
  • Excellent knowledge of Information Security principles
  • Keen attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to actively manage workloads to meet business and department requirements.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with IT and Information Security teams and the wider business.

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience of working within the Insurance / Financial sector and an understanding of the typical business processes involved together with the threat actors and their relevant tactics, techniques and procedures would be of significant advantage.
  • Working knowledge of firewalls, host based firewalling, HIDS/HIPS, email filtering or EDR would be advantageous
  • Technical Information Security Certifications such as CEH, CISSP, etc
  • Degree in an Information Security / Computing discipline

This is an urgent role; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered.

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