Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Senior Cyber Security Engineer


Senior Cyber Security Engineer

The Senior Cyber Security Engineer will play a key role on all issues relating to cyber security planning, preparedness, and response across the university as part of a wider team.

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery, management, reporting and administration of cyber related areas, such as but not limited to technical design and architecture, identity and security services, identity and access, and engagement with other teams.  Operating as a senior member of the Digital Services team, you will work closely with the Cyber Security Manager and report to the Head of ICT Governance, who leads on pan-University cyber security initiatives.

The Role

  • Ensuring the operational delivery and implementation of the cybersecurity plan that is underpinned by the cybersecurity strategy. Development of the cybersecurity strategy.
  • Develop and manage the operational delivery of the cyber security road map and development plan in line with the cybersecurity strategy.
  • Work with technology owners to ensure adherence with the cyber security strategy.
  • Develop security testing of the organisation's infrastructure, covering security and compliance related incidents, root cause/single point of failure analysis and providing appropriate recommendations.
  • Ensure that agreed security standards and technologies in support of the cybersecurity strategy and plan are implemented and monitored.
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure that current and future infrastructure, technology, and digital solutions meet pre-requisite security standards before implementation.

The Candidate

  • Experience in the delivery of technical infrastructure, networks, compute, storage, end-user devices and systems, both on premise and cloud-based, in relation to Cyber security.
  • Experience of the current legislation and standards, such as Data Protection, GDPR, PCI-DSS, Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials+, ISO27001.
  • Proven astute diagnostic skills and the ability to solve issues with both clear methods and intuitive steps. Ability to work well in both a team.
  • Knowledge of integration and acceptance testing plans for security/compliance.
  • Experience of describing technical and functional requirements preferably in a security/compliance role.
  • Wide ranging exposure and management of intrusion detection systems and a vast experience of preventing/containing malware e.g., viruses, trojans, ransomware, spyware, adware, and other malicious programs.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity or to apply please contact

Joanne McAuley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07834 321139 quoting reference No 21035

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Tuesday 4th May 2021.


  • Closing Date:
    5pm on Tuesday 4th May 2021
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