Security Operations Engineer

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In a Nutshell

Reporting to the Cyber Security Manager, you will be responsible for the tools, systems and technology related to the security of the ENSEK ISMS. These include end point security, code scanning, and any other systems or tools used to secure our systems. You will be managing the setup, configuration, integration and enduring runtime of these systems, ensuring the security ecosystem is maintained and managed in line with the strategy and direction set by the Cyber Security Manager.


  1. Engineer, implement, administer and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information.
  2. Function as a technical security subject matter expert and ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of information systems are maintained to protect customer, corporate and third-party data.
  3. Assist in risk evaluation and management across systems and solutions.
  4. Work alongside the Cyber Security Manager to maintain security infrastructure.
  5. Auditing and organising the security and testing of systems and infrastructure.
  6. Create strategic and tactical remediation plans for vulnerabilities across the tech estate.
  7. Respond to attack notifications or tickets, implement appropriate investigation and escalation responses to incidents.
  8. Build relationships with enterprise technology experts and business leaders.
  9. Collaborate with DevOps teams to create ‘last line of defence’ checklist to prevent production vulnerabilities.
  10. Document, communicate, and conform to processes related to security monitoring
  11. Analyse malicious files through use of static and dynamic analysis and provide expertise in cyber forensics for identifying threats.
  12. Identify current security exposures across estate and provide a review on new solutions being implemented.
  13. Work alongside key individuals to ensure patching schedules across business infrastructure and client environments are upheld.
  14. Creation and review of relevant policy documentation where appropriate. Provide subject matter expertise to business surrounding security related content.

Key Skills

  1. Accuracy and attention to detail is key
  2. A problem solver who can facilitate timely decisions
  3. Experience in managing and delivering projects, prioritising to ensure alignment with delivery timelines
  4. Values the importance of teamwork
  5. Proven ability to engage with and develop strong relationship with customers and stakeholders
  6. Experience of working in an agile environment and from within the Energy/Utilities would be advantageous but not essential
  7. Background in security or willingness to learn new skills.
  8. Process implementation and improvement