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Role: Cyber Security Engineer

Business: Data Driven Organisation (Clients within Transport & Logistics)

Salary: Circa £55k-£65k

Location: Hybrid / flexible – ideally, 2 days per week near Solihull HQ


Opportunity to join a business that helps global organisation make data-driven cost savings through cutting edge data insights and business intelligence. The business employs around 200 people spread globally, have existed for over 20 years, and have enjoyed steady growth and great client acquisition.

This role will sit in the businesses Technology team, which will be around 28 people. This role will also be the first person into a Cyber Security role, and will work very closely with the Head of IT.

This role:

Due to continued growth, this is a pivotal hire, and will be our first team member solely responsible for our Cyber Security for the business. This will be a hugely varied role, and considered our Cyber Security specialist for the organisation.

Reporting directly into the Head of IT, this role will be focused on ensuring we are secure by default, and will work closely with our technology teams, as well as advising stakeholders on information security, as well as working closely with our engineering department on our customer facing apps/products.

Opportunity to also help introduce and improve security information tooling. We currently use Microsoft Defender.

Role Includes:

Respond promptly to security incidents, conduct thorough investigations, and implement corrective measures.
Responsible for monitoring our technology stack and working closely with Software Engineering teams.
Manage security tools and software, ensuring they are up to date and effectively protecting the organisations assets.
Conduct regular system and network security assessments to identify vulnerabilities and mitigate them.
Penetration testing analysis and remediation activities.
Monitor security access and access control to prevent unauthorised access, data breaches, and cyber-attacks.
Create technical documentation to assist colleagues in root cause analysis.
Create and improve incident playbooks and runbooks.
Stay up to date with the threat landscape.


Proven experience in a cybersecurity role within a reputable business.
Strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles, best practices, and technologies.
Experience or demonstrable knowledge in log analysis and PCAP analysis.
A solid understanding in the approach threat actors take to attacking a network, phishing, port scanning, web application attacks, DDoS, lateral movement.
Experience with security monitoring, incident response, and vulnerability management.
Understanding of malware analysis, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and endpoint security solutions.
Ability to analyze and interpret security logs and data.

Role can work hybrid, for a super flexible business. Ideally candidates would commute to their HQ twice a week, which is located near Birmingham (Solihull side) and easily accessible for all areas in the West Midlands (Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Wolverhampton) and parts of Leicester, Nottingham and more

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