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Security Engineer

Posted 14 Jun 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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As a Barclays Security Engineer, you will be responsible for analysing requirements, driving the vision for various product features and design solutions, and meeting user demand for configuration/policy changes, troubleshooting, and audit. This will be the ideal opportunity for someone with a high degree of (hands-on) technical guidance & vision with broad subject matter expertise in security technologies.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. 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.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

Taking ownership of engineering of technical solutions across security domains, collaborating closely with security engineers and global infrastructure teams

Creating and maintaining accurate and high quality documentation for the service as it is consumed by variety of internal service teams

Working collaboratively with on-shore and off-shore teams to enhance/upgrade/uplift existing services and provide Level-3 engineering expertise

Collaborating with delivery leads on resource planning and management

Developing and deploying solutions to address key SecOps business requirements and design suitable solutions, challenging requirements where necessary

Analysing requirements, and driving the vision for various product features and design solutions, meeting user demand for configuration/policy changes, troubleshooting, and audit

Collaborating to deliver large programs of work, owning and taking the technical lead ensuring items are completed as expected

What we’re looking for:

Solid foundational knowledge of at least one core security domain (VM, Endpoint, Data Security, etc.)

Solid foundation knowledge in cloud technologies at least in one CSP (AWS or Azure) and hybrid e.g. Openshift

Sound knowledge of security network architectures e.g. Firewalls, DMZ, proxies, DNS, web and mail servers, and the principles of networking

Career proven history of supporting and being in lead roles of security services at enterprise scale preferably in a regulated environment

Skills that will help you in the role:

Intermediate/Advance level of scripting/coding ability e.g., Python, PowerShell

Exposure to other cloud technologies Azure and SaaS based security solutions

Familiarity with Infrastructure administration, Windows/Linux, Containers

Understanding of Configuration management and IaaC (Chef, Puppet, SCCM etc.)

Where will you be working?
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. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.#LI-Hybrid #Cybersecurity

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees