Senior Security Engineer

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas

With the growth of the business globally we are now looking to further expand our Global Security Office and are looking to recruit a Senior Security Engineer to join the team.

This role requires a Senior Security Engineer who will work as a part of the Global Security Office (GSO) reporting into the GSO SOC Manager.


  • Be responsible for day to day administration of numerous security platforms which the SOC uses.

  • Contribute to the technical design of security systems and services to meet organizational needs whilst managing risks.

  • Work closely with Project Management/Change Control to deliver new solutions and ongoing system upgrades/enhancements.

  • Research and apply innovative security solutions to new or existing problems and be able to justify and communicate design decisions.

  • Support and collaborate with other security teams (SOC & GRC) towards a unified vision.

  • Perform vendor assessments and risk reviews.

Core Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a security related field is highly preferred (i.e. Security Analysis, Penetration Testing, Malware Analysis, Digital Forensics, Network Engineering, Computer Science).

    • Have strong technical knowledge across various Security Engineering pillars (Network Security, Email Security, Cloud Security, Infrastructure Security).

    • A number of years experience in Security Engineering.

    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Cloud Security (CASB, MFA, Azure, ATP, Intune, O365, SSO, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS).

    • Very good knowledge of Network and Endpoint Security (Cisco Firewalls/IDS/IPS, Cisco ISE, Darktrace, EDR and VPN solutions).

    • Email Security (Mimecast/Proofpoint Email security gateways, DMARC/DKIM/SPF).

    • Qradar on Cloud, Varonis DatAdvantage and Service Now (SecOps) knowledge would be really advantageous.

    • Knowledge of scripting languages is considered highly advantageous (e.g. Python, Bash scripting).

    • Able to participate in complex vendor troubleshooting calls and diagnose/resolve tool and policy issues.

    • Ability to support on-call rotation.

Personal Competencies

  • Understand the impact of decisions, balancing requirements and deciding between approaches.

  • Have a deep and evolving level of technical expertise.

  • Communicate effectively with the business.

  • Develop a variety of runbooks and training materials to ensure skill transfer within the SOC team.

  • Adjusting to priorities or processes as needs dictate.

  • Work extremely well with minimal supervision.

  • Have an ability to complete assigned tasks within set deadlines.

  • Have great teamwork skills.

  • Be able to cooperate with SOC analysts and Security Engineers in different regions.

  • Well experienced in working with external vendors and third parties.

  • Good understanding of system and network hardening practices.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree


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