Cyber Defence Engineer 319 views

What we are looking for:

At Direct Line Group, we continue to unleash the power of technology to disrupt the insurance market and our Information Security, Risk and Assurance team is at the heart of this! Working to provide the kind of experience and services that wow our customers, we are delivering a set of ambitious plans to transform our technology for the future, evolving the systems, platforms and infrastructure that our people use day-to-day.

Do you have hands on Network Security, Firewall and cloud skills? Are you able to apply a pragmatic approach whilst still ensuring requirements are met?

We are hiring Cyber Defence Engineers to perform the role of a technical network security design SME, providing domain expertise in the security technologies platforms such as proxies, firewalls, WAF’s, IDS/IPS and logging & monitoring. If you fit this profile, then we would love to hear from you!

Who you’ll be working with:

You will sit within the Cyber Defence & Automation Squad aligned to the Security and Resilience Centre of Expertise, and will play a key role in defining, maintaining and ensuring the integrity and consistency of end to end network security solutions.

As the face of Security to business Tribes, you will be charged with building relationships and ensuring security requirements are integrated into all squad changes and initiatives.

With over 10,000 employees and nearly 10 million customers, that’s a lot of information to keep safe. We have a huge range of technologies available, as well as the opportunity to work with a range of cross-functional specialists in a dynamic and an ever-changing environment.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Facilitating and implementing Firewall Service Requests (FSR) and participating in all aspects of the FSR\NDR (Network Design Request) process.

  • Ensuring security technical platforms are configured to optimise the overall security offered to DLG.

  • Making sure that all changes to the production environment and firewall rule changes have been reviewed and approved to open limited ports required for services to function.

  • Communicating and building relationships at various levels with an ability to discuss deep technical concepts with counterparts from our suppliers but also communicating at a higher level with project managers and programme leads to convey the processes and timings of programme and project delivery.

  • Developing technical security standards and ensuring all changes are in line with the network security architecture, ISMR’s and adhere to PCI/DSS standards and any other regulatory requirements.

What you’ll need:

  • Network infrastructure knowledge, with detailed knowledge of routing, TCP/IP and Internet protocols

  • Comprehensive knowledge and practical experience with security technologies such as Firewalls and Proxies

  • Extensive knowledge of security management principles and practices for network security

What we’ll give you:

Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

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