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Detection and Response Engineer

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    Michael Aspinall

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    020 3778 1437

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    about 1 year ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a world-renowned technology company is looking for an extraordinary Security Engineer who is passionate about security incident detection and response. You will be working in a fast-paced and high-velocity environment that is currently going through a period of massive transformation.

A technical hands-on role focused on working on hybrid multi-cloud security. You’ll be working to identify problems, establish a vision for how to address those problems, and unite the relevant owners within the business on achieving that vision.

This role is focused on driving excellence and speed of security detection and response across all their digital estate and platforms. To be successful, you must have deep technical expertise in threat intelligence and hunting, incident detection at scale, and creating effective incident containment and response practices, coupled with a broad understanding of the security and information technology landscape.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage security engineering projects.

  • Present Threat Detection & Response as part of global security projects.

  • Lead digital forensics engineering, purple team programs and asset monitoring projects.

  • Partner with internal teams to improve companies defence posture

  • Provide security/threat assessment support to risk activities

  • Develop support for crisis management and response

  • Lead team and squads during incidents

  • Develop performance metrics for security capabilities and measure improvements

  • Deliver briefings to the business.

  • Provide mentorship to junior engineers and technical professionals.

The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of the security and information technology sector, they must show strong expertise in threat intelligence and hunting, incident detection at scale, and incident containment and response practices.

The candidate will have a deep understanding of attack models such as MITRE’s ATT&CK framework and experience deploying ABI models. They must be able to work and apply detection and response practices in various environments – on premises, private cloud and public cloud providers.

Salary: circa £105,000

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Michael Aspinall.
Phone: 020 3778 1437
ReferenceCode: 11652

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.