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Lead Security Engineer

Knutsford, England

Key information

Date live Jun. 23, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Operations

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90327048

Job description

Lead Security Engineer
Knutsford or Glasgow

As a Barclays Lead Security Engineer, you will have the opportunity to join an exciting new venture within the chief security office. As part of the team, you will be responsible for understanding, researching, designing, and developing security solutions for Barclays’ products. This is a new challenge to showcase your expertise in security, you’ll have the chance here to drive the end-to-end integration for our intelligence driven defence strategy.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
• You will be responsible for understanding, researching, designing, and developing security solutions with the products Barclays has acquired for consumption as a service
• Developing a strong understanding of security tooling (commercial off-shelf) and support the development team in configuring the tool to meet their requirements 
• Driving the vision for various security product and design solutions to meet the user requirements for various range of security tooling e.g. endpoint protection, IDS/IPS, SIEM 
• Taking ownership of engineering of technical solutions across security domains, collaborating closely with security engineers and global infrastructure resources  
• Designing, developing and delivering product roadmaps to support the evolution of core security services, aligning deliveries to Barclays strategy

What we’re looking for:
• Hands on experience with Microsoft Modern Security tooling for Endpoint, Email, and Cloud 
• Excellent overall knowledge of open source and commercial security tooling and integrations.
• Excellent knowledge of security network architectures (e.g. Firewalls, DMZ, proxies, DNS, web and mail servers) and the principles of network
• The ability to think architecturally at ‘big picture’ and able to translate this into practical security implementation

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Previous knowledge/ experience using Python/PowerShell
• Experience in Operating systems specifically Windows
• Proven Knowledge of Agile methods
• Cloud certifications (AWS/Azure)

Where will you be working?
Knutsford 
You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations.

Glasgow
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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