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Security Operations Engineer

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πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Cambridge

To our wonderful friends and followers around the world, Jagex is not pausing its search for the most talented people to join its ranks. We’re a successful, robust and growing business, after all.

In light of the current situation concerning coronavirus, we have already made changes to the way we recruit, and of course are mindful of following all necessary processes to ensure the safety of our staff and anyone we might come into contact with.

Jagex has switched to working almost entirely remotely, and in line with that our recruitment and selection process has moved to an entirely remote one with video calls being the preferred method of interview.

Our hiring managers are engaged, we are well-prepared and we sincerely look forward to talking to you soon. Our team of expert recruiters will be in touch with you to talk you through the process and changes and what to expect.

So, don’t delay, get that application in today!

Company Overview:

A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers.

Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds.

Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped.

Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future.

Jagex employs more than 400 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction.

Job Purpose:

This position is part of Jagex Information Security and Risk Management team and is responsible for supporting and promoting Information security within Jagex. This role requires technical related skills and sets to support our Security operations center.

Reporting to the Head of Security, the role will work closely with IT engineering and outsourced Security Operations to establish and maintain services required to respond to security alerts including incidents resolution.

You will have Security Tool Administration experience as well as experience of building and maintaining security systems. Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques and protocols.

The security engineer will have a solid understanding of security technologies at an SME level and good understanding of SOC tooling. You will provide engineering expertise to and on behalf of the Security Operations Centre (SOC) with regards to security infrastructure and tooling. SOC tooling would typically include SIEM, IDS/IPS, End Point Management, etc.

You will apply technical knowledge to operate within a technology area e.g. SOC tooling applications technical security management etc.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement technical security controls.
  • Experience of developing and documenting security processes and plans based on common information security management frameworks (ISO 270x, SOC2, ITIL, COBIT, NIST or CIS)
  • Implement and manage processes to operate within a Managed Security Operations Centre
  • Build out a supporting function to the outsourced SOC.
  • IDS/IPS and WAF policies/rules administration and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of AWS security and networking configurations eg security groups, subnets and routing tables.
  • Responsible for monitoring, detecting, containing and remediating security incidents being identified by the SOC.

Essential Skills:

  • At least seven years commercial experience within the information and cyber security domain. Hands on experience in IT system administration, network administration, security operations centre would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of SIEM / Log Aggregators (Splunk, IBM QRadar, LogRhythm, Darktrace, Generic Syslog) Tools & Processes
  • Working knowledge of vulnerability/compliance, patch management, anti-malware, APT, identity and access control management toolsets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Proven working experience in at least a scripting language (Python, Bash, Perl, etc.)

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrable background in a security operations environment
  • Strong understanding of threat intelligence and alert triaging
  • Vulnerability management. Good knowledge on performing vulnerability tests.
  • Working knowledge of vulnerability/compliance, patch management, anti-malware, APT, identity and access control management toolsets.

Any of the following Qualifications:

  • Postgraduate degree within the Information security domain
  • Certification: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)

Company Benefits:

  • Flexible Working
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Health Care
  • Gym Membership
  • Generous Pension Contributions
  • Life Insurance
  • Free Cycle Repair
  • Income Protection
  • Dental Plan
  • Free Fruit and Drinks
  • Subsidised Canteen

Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application!

Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.