IT Security Engineer

Coventry £35,000 - £45,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 014254

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The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions.  Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit the MTC has a unique opportunity for IT Security Engineer. The purpose of this role is to assist in the delivery of the IT departments security strategy along with being responsible for performing routine security analysis of the environment, reporting on current security posture, and investigation alerts generated from our systems.



Benefits: The MTC leads the way with a superb suite of benefits including; private health insurance with Vitality Health, a highly competitive pension scheme, 33 days holiday (including public holidays), a fully flexible working week, hybrid working (where the nature of the role permits), income protection in the event of long term incapacity, and life insurance.



Flexibility is key to success at the MTC and many of their colleagues work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying.



The Role         


The IT Security Engineer will be required to conduct research to keep up with current security trends and advise on mitigation options. Working collaboratively with other departments in the business in order to understand security requirements of both departmental and colleague`s individual needs.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Setup, deploy, and maintain various security technologies to defined specifications / configurations

  • Provide recommendations and assist in the remediation and hardening of various systems, and validate the implementation

  • Document processes and procedures to ensure compliance and quality of system operating procedures

  • Define configuration policies and tuning of the information and event monitoring tools

  • Advise and influence security principles adopted by the business and as part of project delivery

  • Monitor device and service compliance status and policy deployment

  • Assist in the building and deployment of various phishing simulations and training campaigns and other security activities to improve protection from social engineering




The Person


The successful candidate for the role of IT Security Engineer  will have/be knowledge of:


  • Security within Operational Technology environments.

  • CE Plus auditing process and requirements

  • Windows/Linux servers‘ deployment and maintenance

  • A good understanding of Microsoft cloud-based security products and their configuration

  • Experience of VPN and CASB solutions

  • Understanding of IAM/PAM principles

  • Experience with managing both on premises and cloud-based applications.

  • Experience of working with and securing Azure/AWS environments

  • Implementation and management of security best practices

  • Experience working within an ITIL environment

  • Past work experience of working within a dedicated security focused role

  • Enthusiasm and self-motivation for continuous learning and pursuing further

  • A problem-solving approach to identify how the MTC can operate and innovate securely


Please note, due to the nature of the role, candidates must be willing and able to complete National Security Vetting.


Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do.  We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission.  We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.


To apply for the position of IT Security Engineer please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Gordon Nicoll.

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