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  • Location: Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
  • Rate: Up to 800.00
  • Start Date: 03/09/2019
  • Duration: 12 months

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location


Cloud SecOps Engineer:

12 Months Contract

As a member of our Cloud Security Operations team (SecOps); you will maintain the confidentiality, availability and integrity of our cloud systems. This will primarily be achieved through identification and mitigation of risk through security systems management and incident management. You will be working on BAU topics and explore detective methods to control the security risk. As a world leading regulator, security is at the top of our priority making this a highly visible and influential position.

Minimum Criteria:

  • Experience of enterprise cloud environments which is managed as a secured and governed service

  • Strong experience in maintaining and supporting Splunk

  • Experience in security tooling & technologies (eg Suricata (IDS), AWS security configurations/setup, Linux security configurations/setups, etc.)

  • Good Scripting knowledge and experience in Bash/Perl/Ruby/Python/JSON

  • Experience in producing security reports from Qualys

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or similar

  • Resident in the UK for a minimum of 5 years and willing to be vetted to achieve UK HMG Security Clearance



  • Good understanding of cyber threat intelligence and management programmes.

  • Good understanding of security programmes to address risks including patching, secure build, vulnerability scanning and remediation, logging and monitoring, threat management and user awareness.

  • Great understanding of traditional operations areas of expertise: Linux, Disk I/O, Network segregation, VPNs, Proxies, privilege account management

  • A desire to learn from incidents and the ability to translate those lessons into practical process and/or control changes.

  • Experience with data analysis – extracting information from large sets of data to correlate security events and to tune alerting policies within a SIEM tool.

  • Ability to create robust, scalable and secure multi-region solution designs.

  • Understanding of security controls around continuous delivery pipeline

  • Proving resilience via failure injection, scalability via load and stress testing

  • An understanding of networks, IP Addressing and subnets.

  • Experience of reviewing security operational requests.

  • Knowledge of security standards and frameworks; ISO 27001/2, NIST, PCI DSS, etc.


  • Security related qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISMP, CISA, ISSMP, ISO27001 lead implementer or auditor, MBCI, IAPP

  • AWS Security Specialist Certified

  • Experience with Agile software development practices

  • Experience with migrating to cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services

  • Experience with DevOps methodology, Continuous Delivery, and related tools, such as GitHub, Jenkins, Docker, Puppet, Chef, or equivalents.

  • AWS, RHEL and other technical certifications