Infrastructure Engineer- SIEM/Cyber Security-REMOTE

£350 - £400 per day + INSIDE IR35
31 Mar 2021
28 Apr 2021
Matthew Kieran
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer- SIEM/Cyber on an initial 3 month contract inside of IR35

You will be working as part of a busy team, of which you will be involved in a programme to improve the cyber hygiene of the organisations security infrastructure.

You will need to audit and monitor currently installed infrastructure and systems to ensure that they are being used optimally and, where required, to install, configure, test and document upgrades, new software and system management tools

You will

*To carry out auditing activities across the entire server and application estate to assist with security compliance which includes, but is not limited to, the following:
oChecking for the use of default or insecure passwords;
oChecking the use of internally issued certificates; and
oReview the use of privileged accounts.
*To help embed the new managed SIEM service into business as usual operations which includes, but is not limited to, the following:
oEstablishing suitable thresholds and baselines for alerting according to the system or service type and classification;
oIdentifying the most appropriate notification methods for raising alerts;
oIdentifying those systems and services not covered under the managed SIEM service and develop processes to ensure that they are monitored accordingly; and
oAssist with configuring monitoring reports.
*To help deliver a new patch management process covering the Windows and Linux server estate and to provide support to the network engineer in managing patch deployment on the network infrastructure
*To provide support to the project team to assess and implement a vulnerability management solution.
*To assist the network engineer to review and rationalise the rule sets on the Cisco ASA firewalls.
*To review the use of the existing end point security solution and update the existing dashboard to provide meaningful information to the support teams so they can take action as required.
*To develop and maintain documentation about the build specification of all components of the IT infrastructure and security according to DTS policies and standards.
*To train IT Operations staff on any new processes to ensure they can deliver first and second line support effectively to minimise the demand on the Infrastructure and Systems Team.
*To work with the Infrastructure Architect to develop and apply technical policies to ensure the secure use of the IT infrastructure and related systems in support of the business requirements.
*To keep the Infrastructure Architect informed at all times of any performance issues, security concerns or future IT infrastructure system developments which may affect the company.
*To provide technical advice, expertise and assistance to other teams and projects about end user hardware and system software as directed by the Infrastructure Architect.
*To follow the organisations Change Management procedures and to attend change boards and project meetings and other forums as required.
*To work in an organised and tidy fashion in accordance with the the companies Health and Safety and DTS policies and standards.
*To ensure that that all information is managed securely in accordance with policies and information related legislation.

You must have experience with
-Windows Server and various flavours of linux including centos and debian
-Experience implementing and supporting Microsoft Office 365 including log analysis and report configuration
-Experience using PowerShell for scripting within the Microsoft Office 365 environment
-Experience supporting the use of Cisco firewalls.
-Understanding of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS technologies with a focus on Microsoft Azure.
-Experience using server virtualisation technologies such as VMWare to provide audit and other reporting information.


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