Senior Security Engineer

Location Ireland
Contact name: Michael Brennan

Contact email:
Job ref: 1136
Published: 11 months ago


Our client is a global financial services client.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Senior Security Engineer your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Plan, analyse and design global security systems including network monitoring, intrusion detection and prevention, identity management, access control, mobile device management and data protection. Initiate upgrades to security systems as necessitated by technology availability, security gaps, emerging threats, business needs.
  • Serve as a primary security contact for projects during the planning, analysis, and design phases of projects.
  • When required serve as a project manager for enterprise security infrastructure implementations to ensure timely delivery against project timelines.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on key technologies in use within the IT environment.
  • Enhance the Security Group's reputation by maintaining personal networks with other IT and business unit suppliers and vendors; participating in professional organisations and acquiring professional certifications; accepting ownership for tasks; providing noticeable business valuable beyond technical security consultation.



5+ years’ experience working in a global IT environment in a systems integration or deployment & engineering role.


  • Intermediate to Advanced security technology experience
  • Public Cloud familiarity – AWS/Azure
  • Networking knowledge L2/L3
  • Project management skills and ability to manage information security project delivery
  • Experience with working across business unit and geographical boundaries to engage team members required
  • Proven ability to deliver projects & strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with external vendors and service providers
  • Strong understanding of technologies outside of security is required


Vendor/Platform experience in the below an advantage:


  • Product installation, configuration, migration & troubleshooting of networking and security equipment from:
  • Terraform/IaC/CI/CD
  • Firewalls (PaloAlto),
  • CrowdStrike/AV,
  • Proofpoint/Symantec/DLP,
  • SIEM (Splunk),?
  • Identity management/CyberArk/Safeguard
  • AD/ADFS/Azure AD



The Rewards:

As a reward for your commitment to this role you will receive an excellent salary and a competitive benefits package.



Please contact Michael Brennan at Software Placements on +353 (0)1 525 4641 or email your C.V in Word/pdf format to