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Cyber Security Engineer - Hybrid (Liverpool)

Cyber Security Engineer



We are currently working alongside one of the largest pension schemes in the UK, with a specific focus on Higher Education and Universities, who are currently recruiting for a Cyber Security Engineer to join their ever-growing team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to jump into the next best thing for their career…

Key responsibilities

  • Support, maintenance, development and governance of all security platforms, including SIEM, NAC, Vulnerability Management, Firewalls, 2FA, Endpoint Security, Email Security, Web Security  
  • Respond to all security incident and alerts
  • Conduct network, endpoint and log analysis to identify cause and impact of any security incident and remediate where necessary.
  • Produce regular vulnerability reports.
  • Use data from security toolsets and technical analysis to track threat actors.
  • Supporting vulnerability analysis, penetration testing and compliance monitoring activities.
  • Building security into BAU processes.
  • Gather information about threat landscape.
  • Assisting with auditing requirements in relation to IT Security.

Skills and Experience

  • Strong experience of using SIEM tools.
  • Strong experience of implementing and supporting Network Access Control.
  • Strong understanding of Network, Data Centre and WebApp Security.
  • Experience with Vulnerability Management tools.
  • Strong understanding of the cyber threat landscape.
  • Experience conducting investigation, analysis and containment of potential data breaches of cyber security incidents.
  • Experience of implementing and supporting Next Gen Firewalls.
  • Experience in creating procedures and run books.


  • Hybrid working, 10 days a month in the office
  • 28 days holiday  (rising to 30 after 2 years’ service)
  • Birthday off
  • Private medical insurance – personal cover
  • Life insurance
  • Pension (9.6% employee, 21.1% employer)
  • Personal development (£500 (taxable) to cover things like gym membership, H&W activities, outside work training, e.g. language course)

Apply now!

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