IT Security | 14-9-2023

Senior Security Engineer

  • London
  • £70,000 - £85,000 per annum

About the Company: Synapri is collaborating with a respected Financial Services organisation in their search for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer. With a longstanding reputation for excellence, this organisation is committed to fortifying its internal security function to adapt to the evolving threat landscape.

Job Description: This pivotal role entails advancing the organisation's internal security capabilities and strengthening its overall security posture. The successful candidate will demonstrate a deep understanding of modern cybersecurity threats, with a particular focus on vulnerability and risk management and developing strategies to implement a robust, future-proof security framework.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Threat Landscape Analysis: Keeping up to date on the latest cybersecurity threats and trends to ensure resilience.
  • Vulnerability Assessment: Conducting comprehensive vulnerability assessments to pinpoint weaknesses in the current security architecture and providing recommendations for remediation.
  • Security Stack Enhancement: Leveraging expertise in the Microsoft Security stack, including MS Defender, MS Sentinel, and Purview.
  • Risk Management: Developing and implementing risk management strategies to mitigate security vulnerabilities and protect critical assets.

Essential Skills:

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Security stack, including MS Defender, MS Sentinel, and Purview.
  • Strong background in infrastructure, with expertise in Windows and Linux operating systems, virtualisation, and networking protocols.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with Qualys or similar vulnerability management tools.


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • A proactive and self-motivated approach to security challenges.

We Offer:

  • An attractive and competitive salary package.
  • Comprehensive benefits, including healthcare, pension, and professional development opportunities.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment where your contributions will make a significant impact on the organisation's security posture.

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