Security Engineer

London South East Colleges
Greater London,UK
£34,627 - £42,570 Per Year
06 Jan 2021 09:49
29 Jan 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Security Engineer

London South East Colleges is a successful and innovative College operating with sites across Bromley, Bexley, Orpington and Greenwich. With nearly 14,000 students and 1,000 members of staff, the College is a major employer in the area and makes a significant impact on the lives and future prospects of its learners who travel from across London to study with us. The College is also the sponsor of London South East Academies Trust, a growing Multi Academy which is rapidly developing a track record of academic and financial success. With a combined turnover of circa £65m and the ambitious growth plans of the group, there has never been a better time to join this exciting organisation.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and determined individual whose role will cover all information security solutions including infrastructure, information, application and physical security as well as threat intelligence and analytics.

You will be responsible for security testing of the organisation's infrastructure, covering security and compliance related incidents, root cause/single point of failure analysis and providing appropriate recommendations.

The successful candidate should have astute diagnostic skills and the ability to solve issues with both clear methods and intuitive steps. You will have the ability to work well in both a team and on your own in a fast-paced environment and have a good understanding of IT Service Management.

The successful candidate should have a degree or relevant professional qualifications, with ethical hacker and lead auditor accreditation. An excellent understanding of industry security and involvement with obtaining accreditations like Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials +, ISO 27001/2. in the FE or HE sector is recommended.

You should also have excellent working knowledge of PCI-DSS and GDPR, at least 3 years' experience working in a security/compliance role. Wide ranging exposure and management of Intrusion detection systems and a vast experience of preventing/containing malware e.g. viruses, Trojans, ransomware, spyware, adware and other malicious programs.

*Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview before the closing date*.

For enquiries, please email us at

As the College supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, most staff will be subject to an 'Enhanced' DBS (formerly CRB) check.

(Previous applicants need not apply - if applicable)

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