Senior Network Security Engineer

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  • Contract 120 days
  • £500 - £600 (GBP) / day
  • Remote Only
  • ASAP

Inside IR35 - Market rate


Inside IR35 - Market rate

We need 4 x individuals total that cover either Forescout and/or Illumio technologies.


  • The role is for a Network Security Engineer to support the Cybersecurity Engineering & Operations team
  • This team is responsible for fielding solutions that defend against a wide range of threats to the business and customers



  • Working closely with various internal infrastructure and cybersecurity technology teams to ensure complete and consistent embedding of native security baseline configurations as well as embedding of additional control from Cybersecurity Core Engineering
  • Engagement with platform vendor security best practice experts and operationalise default risk-mitigating configurations
  • Continuously improving the reliability, scalability and agility of global defence capabilities and supporting control effectiveness measures and reporting for other cybersecurity stakeholders
  • Supporting the development of a “self-critical” culture, whereby identification of weaknesses in the bank’s control plane (people, process, data, and technology), are brought to light in an effective manner and addressed through performing strategic assessments that analyses the processes, techniques and procedures across the company’s mission areas



  • Demonstrated leadership experience with large, complex programmes and deeply technical, global expert teams
  • Extensive hands-on experience with network access control and segmentation
    • Well versed in using Forescout and Illumio products
    • Analysis of requirements, configuration, implementation, troubleshooting
  • Excellent understanding of cybersecurity principles, global financial services business models, as well as regional compliance standards, relevant local regulations, and applicable laws
  • Understanding and knowledge of common industry cybersecurity frameworks, standards and methodologies
    • OWASP, ISO2700x series, PCI DSS, GLBA, GDPR, global data security and privacy acts, FFIEC guidelines, CIS and NIST standards
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with experience in understanding and meeting the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • An ability to communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, verbally and in writing, in an easily understood, authoritative and actionable manner
  • Expert-level knowledge and demonstrated experience in advanced adversary tactics, techniques and procedures both from an offence as well as defence perspective
  • Expert-level knowledge and demonstrated experience in architecting and automating highly complex analysis for identification, detection, and response
  • Expert-level knowledge and demonstrated experience in developing and deploying real-time analysis capability of large scale and often diverse data sets that enable more effective, efficient, and coordinated defence capabilities
  • Degree from an accredited university or college in computer science, information sciences, engineering, information technology, or allied subject

All candidates will need to go through a thorough background check.

Must be an EU Citizen and eligible to live and work in the UK. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Two key points to highlight:

  • Of the 4 roles, one needs to be a player/coach (i.e. leads the team but does the hands-on keyboard too) – ideally looking for someone more consultative to engage with the customer
  • We don’t need individuals to be skilled at both Illumio and Forescout however we need to cover these two technologies between the team of 4


Data Networks
Network Security
IT Infrastructure Products
IT Network Expertise
IT Security Expertise
Cyber security standards
Standards & Regulations
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Industry Experience

Finance & Insurance