IT Cyber Security Engineer
Davies Group
London, UK
4d ago


Reporting to the IT Cyber Security Lead, this is a hands-on role responsible for the investigation of IT security alerts and incidents, including the monitoring and maintenance of IT security tools, including Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM), anti-virus, and vulnerability management platforms to protect Davies Group services, including public-facing websites to support Group operations across all divisions.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Investigation of IT security alerts and incidents
  • Operational IT security, including the monitoring and maintenance of IT security tools, such as Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM), anti-virus, and vulnerability management platforms
  • Reviewing changes to determine the IT security impact
  • Identification and risk assessment of newly identified vulnerabilities
  • Support the IT Operations Manager to deliver risk-based improvements, including public-facing websites and services
  • Assist with IT security gap and risks assessments including PCI DSS, ISO 27001 and Cyber Security Essentials
  • Complete Internal and External Audits
  • Skills & Experience Required

  • Excellent communicator
  • A solid technical understanding and strong knowledge of IT security best practice, common attack types and detection / prevention methods, including CISecurity Benchmarks, OWASP and NIST guidelines
  • One or more relevant IT security qualifications from a recognised body, such as GIAC GSEC and ISC2 CISSP
  • Understanding of IT security risks and PCI DSS compliance within an end-user organisation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Flexible and approachable
  • Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects to tight deadlines
  • Hands on’ approach and a willingness to learn.
  • Experience of working within regulated businesses.
  • Ability to engage key stakeholders to work towards common goals in a complex environment.
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service.
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business.
  • You are self-motivated, result driven and business oriented.
  • Full Driving Licence and access to own transport.
  • Other Skills - Desirable but not essential

  • Relevant Security Certification desirable.
  • Good working knowledge of LAN / WAN principals and TCP / IP protocols.
  • Experience of working within regulated businesses.
  • Who are Davies Group?

    A specialist professional services and technology firm working in partnership with leading insurance, highly regulated and global businesses, with a global team of more than 4,000 professionals operating across the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada & Bermuda.

    Diversity & Inclusion

    Davies are committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, we welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality and belief (or lack thereof).

    Rewards and Recognition

    We embrace innovation and run an annual competition available for all colleagues to submit their ideas. 2021’s top 10 finalists will travel to Nashville in Tennessee, USA where they will pitch their ideas to our investors, HGGC.

    The winner will receive funding to bring their idea to life, as well as rewards for the runners up, some of our colleagues have moved across into brand new positions to further develop their ideas / projects!

    Other benefits include :

  • Premium Headspace membership teaching mindfulness, meditation and wellbeing, for more information click .
  • Leadership, training & support for professional qualifications.
  • Development programmes & institute memberships.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • A number of discounts - short term car insurance, the Guardian newspaper, National Tyre & Autocentre and more
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