Linux Security Engineer

Acumin Consulting Ltd
City Of London
£80K + Exceptional Package
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Linux Security Engineer - C London - £80K + Exceptional Package.

Great opportunity to join a leading financial services technology (fintech) organisation, in a new role working in a very sophisticated and technical Security team to act as a Linux Security SME/technical security specialist across the business. The organisation has a very complex Linux estate and as such are looking for someone with extensive Linux experience who also has detailed Linux security skills or is passionate about Linux security.


- Management of the current enterprise systems security solutions and act as the Linux security SME/specialist across the business.
- Take an innovative and proactive approach when responding to security alerts, utilising your advanced security knowledge to analyse and resolve security incidents.
- You will specialise in the implementation of new systems, applying your advanced knowledge to security technologies.
- The ideal candidate will have the ability to work across numerous business divisions, and be capable of liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.


- You should be experienced in working with different variants of the Linux OS (e.g. RedHat, CentOS, Sles). The ability to configure SELinux, Auditd and IPtables.
- You will have past experience in working with multiple complex cyber-security solutions and programmes of work, and will need extensive knowledge of cyber security technologies, technical security policies and security control mechanisms.
- You should be technically proficient with Python and/or Power Shell scripting.
- In depth knowledge of security products such as AV, DLP, IDAM, IPS/IDS, Endpoint Protection and various SIEM tools.
- A Bachelor's degree with a grade of at least 2:1 and industry recognised qualifications are preferred.

This is the perfect time join a growing cyber security function which on top of a competitive salary and generous package offers opportunities for career progression and growth through exposure to new and innovative security technologies.

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