Threat and Vulnerability Engineer

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  • Job ID 306090

Job Description

Threat and Vulnerability Engineer An excellent opportunity to join our ever growing risk team Kontex are searching for an enthusiastic and motivated Threat and Vulnerability Engineer.

About Us
Kontex Security Ltd. is visionary information security firm who prides itself on fostering talent and leadership which enables us to be the leading supplier of security technologies and services to organisations around the world. Our mission is to be the partner of choice for leading organisations as they protect their resources. Kontex hires talented, motivated and curious team members. We invest in high-quality training, support, challenge our team members and strive to deliver consistent excellence to our clients. We pride ourselves staying at the forefront of emerging threats and technologies and partnering with the most appropriate technology partners. We are committed to long-term success for our clients, only choosing the right path rather than the easy one. We act ethically with fairness, transparency, consideration and above all flexibility of approach.

Why Join Us

A Kontex Threat and Vulnerability Engineer will join our team treating other staff members and clients with respect and integrity. During your contract employment at Kontex, you will learn skills to develop your cybersecurity expertise and have the opportunity to work across a broad range of security disciplines with the backing of a cohesive team. At Kontex we foster passions and encourage creativity and development. We encourage all employees to develop their security passions, ideas and growth potential. You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of fortune 500 clients and large enterprises.

The Position We wish to appoint a Threat and Vulnerability Engineer to our team. The candidate will become part of a team of that delivers a range of advisory and technology services to our clients. This is a great opportunity to become involved in a dynamic and rapidly growing team delivering a leading range of professional services offering. Kontex will support you and encourage your growth and development to identify further potential and expertise in the cybersecurity field. We are looking for motivated individuals with previous Threat and Vulnerability Engineer experience.
Monitor for, and respond to information security incidents through a variety of reporting mechanisms
Recommend security standards and implement them
Analyze business/technology requirements and outline the proposed technology solution
May function in a lead capacity within department and represent department in workflow, escalation discussions with others
Participate in source code reviews and provide input to the design recommendations, incorporating security requirements to the overall design
Identify and troubleshoot application code-related issues
Establish strong working relationships with other Technical Leads, Architects, Business Analyst, QA, Program/Project Managers and infrastructure engineers
Provide timely status updates and communicate risks to assigned project managers regarding the solution development
Manage individual workload to deliver agreed upon project milestones
Provides expert technical advice and counsel to management
Asses change implementation options, benefits and risks and recommends most appropriate direction
Provide technical input to project plans for Program/Project Managers
Take a leadership role in analysis and design of security technologies
Support disaster recovery exercises Key Requirements Looking for highly technical hand-on information security person with knowledge of security best practices, industry security standards, security technologies, cloud security and experience implementing and supporting information security solutions. CISSP, CEH or other relevant certification required. Candidate must possess significant work experience in information security engineer/architect/analyst roles.
5 + Years of work experience in information security
In depth knowledge of how to secure applications ensuring company data is protected and only accessed by authorized personnel
Strong analytical and communication skills
Experience in supporting internal and external audits related to PCI and SOX
Experience with defining, documenting and recommending security considerations for emerging projects
Experience implementing, tuning and monitoring SIEM systems
Experience implementing and managing encryption key management solutions
Experience with malware analysis and computer forensics
Experience with information security incident response
Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule