Junior Cyber Security Engineer

    Tyne And Wear


    The company:

    A fintech in the heart of the North East is building its Cyber Security capabilities internally and has a range of projects they are looking to complete across 2024/25. They use technology to drive change and use innovative solutions to make their clients lives more simple. They believe that the best ideas come from when you are confident and supported in your work and believe in a proactive and positive working environment.

    The role:

    In this role, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to enhance the security posture, detect and respond to incidents, and implement proactive measures to mitigate risks. This role is perfect for someone in an IT Support role who has started their career in cyber, and is now ready to take the leap into a full time position.


    • Monitor security alerts, analyse logs, and investigate potential threats.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures.
    • Collaborate with IT teams to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
    • Participate in incident response activities and contribute to security incident management.
    • Stay up-to-date with emerging threats and security trends.

    Skills and Attributes:

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
    • Attention to detail and a proactive mindset.
    • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment.

    Knowledge required for this role:

    • Management of local firewalls for endpoints
    • Securing software for remote devices
    • Familiarity with anti-virus software
    • Experience with Windows 365
    • Familiarity with Windows Intune and patch management software
    • Experience with Mimecast


    • Future progression through our development program
    • Company/team events throughout the year
    • Company pension contribution (increases with length of service)
    • Free on-site parking
    • 30 days annual leave, including Bank Holidays (increases with length of service)
    • Cashback on online purchases
    • Refer a Friend Award

    Permanent/ Hybrid working/ Monday – Friday/ On Call options

    Next Steps?
    If you would like to know anything more about this role or even just want to hear what other Infrastructure, Cloud and Security positions I have that may also be a good match for you then please apply to this advert / or catch me on LinkedIn “Hayley Bee

    You must be fully eligible to work in the UK to apply to this position and be able to travel into office.