Security Engineer

  • BGL Group
  • Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
  • 02/08/2020
Full time IT - Systems Engineering IT - Software Development

Job Description

At BGL Group (Home of Compare the Market), were in search of a Security Engineer to keep a lookout for our digitally focused FinTech organisation. Were an ambitious and visionary business that is constantly evolving and maturing and wed like you to join our Cyber and Information Security team to keep us safe from real world threats. Those closest to you will say you have a real passion for security, technology and a knowledge that it all begins with people. Your key purpose is leading on:
  • Cyber Incident Response functions by triaging and handling Cyber incidents, performing pro-active threat hunting across the network using Endpoint Detection and Response tools to identify and mitigate threats to BGL Group.
  • Enhancing our ability to effectively detect and respond to threats, apply automation and test our security controls throughout the business.

    Responsibilities Include
    • Investigation and handling security incidents and fully scoping potential threats on the network.
    • Providing detailed analysis reports from incident handling and response activities.
    • Automating key processes and providing ongoing testing of security controls.
    • Threat hunting activities to uncovering malicious code and identifying nefarious behaviour.
    • Collaboration with other teams to develop, deploy and tune detection alerts.
    • Working with team members to strategise and execute the deployment of bespoke security solutions.
    • Exercising incident response processes and forensic triage across Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.
    • Develop, document and maintain processes and procedures.
    • Develop and improve processes for incident response and the wider InfoSec team functions.
    • Broaden personal knowledge in digital forensics and incident response practises and maintain current knowledge of attacker tools, techniques and procedures.
    • What will it take to be successful as a Security Engineer?

      As our Security Engineer youll be given accountability with some stretch to grow and build on your experience, youll need to be comfortable with supporting and taking the lead on activities and being a team player.

      Must Have
      • An understanding of web technologies and network architecture
      • Understanding of Operating Systems and underlying hardware
      • Knowledge of current network and host-based security products.
      • Understanding of security principles and good security practices
      • Understanding of TCP/IP network communication protocols.
      • Experience scripting in Perl, Python or other scripting languages
      • About BGL

        Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. Were growing and we are home to such brands as Les Furets, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas.

        Diversity and Inclusion

        Were a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas - supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.

        Flexible working

        We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether its working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.