Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Posted 16 days ago by Thomson Reuters
Location Nottingham Salary Excellent
Posted 16 days ago Apply by Friday, 5 October 2018
Job Type Permanent Job Functions Cyber Security, Cyber Security Consultant, Cyber Security Manager, Information Security, Security Engineer,
Job Reference 191545 Sector Advertising, Creative & Media , Business & Management Consultancy , Technology, ICT & Telecoms

We are currently seeking a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to be located in Nottingham, UK.  This position will report into the Vice President, Security Engineering in F&R’s Information Security & Risk Management Organization.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn and provide skilled technical support for our infrastructure security toolset as well as our future security services within the technical operations environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with our internal and external partners to engineer security solutions and services that meet their needs
  • Design and engineering of endpoint protection tools such as: Trend anti-virus, McAfee anti-virus. Data Loss Prevention (DLP). Deep Security Manager and encryption tools, e.g. Vormetric and Symantec FDE.
  • Operational 3rd line support, e.g. Responding to raised alerts, troubleshooting, root cause analysis and problem resolution
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, debug and document all software security components in our enterprise and cloud security platforms
  • Ensure the platforms architecture and design is adaptable to changing business requirements and network device and cloud provider capabilities
  • Mentor colleagues on effective, performant and secure hybrid cloud networking
  • Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and business requirements
  • Evaluate new and emerging technologies for implementation
  • Quickly prototype proposed ideas to determine suitability and illustrate your concepts with working code
  • Drive technical implementation and infrastructure standards within the team through design and code reviews
  • Strong technical expertise and troubleshooting skills for large scale enterprise systems and software
  • Communicate timelines, service dependencies, resource constraints and progress with key stakeholders quickly and effectively
  • Foster and maintain cross-functional relationships with both technical and non-technical resources with a focus on data driven decision making


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / similar degree or 4 years of equivalent work experience
  • Experience implementing enterprise security solutions such as WAF, IPS, Anti-DDOS, and SIEM
  • Experience in a software engineering role
  • Programming or scripting experience in any of the following: Perl, Python, VB Script, or Power Shell
  • Extensive experience designing, building, deploying and operating software products that present practical and understandable solutions to complex problems
  • Demonstrated ability to conceive, manage and complete software deliverables
  • Experience working in large network environments and hybrid cloud infrastructure landscapes
  • Expert level understanding of network, platform, enterprise, cloud (AWS & Azure) & security technologies
  • Expert level understanding of IP networking, network security patterns and traffic scaling
  • Competent and confident working with Ruby, Golang or Python running on Docker, Kubernetes and Linux
  • Experience with agile development methodologies, rapid application development, and project management
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a fast-paced, team-driven environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and strong collaboration skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 15%

Desired Characteristics:

  • Significant experience automating physical and virtual network security on platforms like AWS, F5, Checkpoint, OpenStack, Azure, Google Cloud
  • Expert at server-side application development using languages like Ruby, Golang or Python
  • Proficient with RESTful services and data interchange using XML, JSON, Protobuf or MessagePack
  • Experience creating and managing projects in revision control, including git and Github
  • Experience with large-scale distributed architectures, SOA and REST and messaging patterns and platforms
  • Understanding of Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA and REST), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Deep understanding of HTTP, TCP, DNS, UDP, IPv4/IPv6 networking and protocols
  • Experience with Agile, including Scrum and/or Kanban
  • Understanding of how DevOps and DevSecOps influences software development and operations practices and delivery techniques
  • Ability and desire to mentor peers both within and outside your team
  • Certifications such as Security+, CISSP, CISM, and GCTI

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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