Senior Cyber Security Engineer

*Home / remote-working opportunity for candidates based in the UK*

Savanti is a practitioner-led consulting firm with unrivalled expertise when it comes to cyber security. We remove the fear, uncertainty and doubt associated with cyber risk allowing our clients to get on with what they do best.

Our clients range in size from innovative start-ups to the largest global organisations, with many household names across industries including banking, insurance, retail, energy, manufacturing, sport and education. They are predominantly UK-based but we also have clients throughout Europe and as far away as Japan.

Help us push the boundaries of current security thinking and challenge the status quo.  

We offer a competitive package and the opportunity to quickly grow your responsibilities with an accelerated career path. 

We are an absolute meritocracy and will generously reward those who make a positive difference to our business. 

Key Accountabilities

We are currently expanding our client facing team to meet the demands of our growing client base and are looking to recruit a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to work with our clients across different industry sectors (both public and private sector).

You will work with clients to help them build Cyber Security into their organisations. Engineers will be tasked with applying an engineering approach, helping clients design and implement Cyber Security technologies systems and approaches to stop cyber-attacks.

This will involve development of security plans and policies, implementing solutions, mitigate vulnerabilities, investigate breaches, and respond to security incidents. Development and implementation of technology solutions to defend against hacking, malware and ransomware, insider threats and all types of cybercrime.

A general, and fundamental requirement for all our staff is that they share the following two key qualities: they are great in front of clients, and they bring demonstrable subject matter expertise.

We are looking for someone who would like to move into a consulting environment, translate their existing skills and learning new ones. We strongly value ambition, self-motivation and an entrepreneurial streak and we appreciate the benefits which can be brought to the company by consultants with varied experience, gained from a wide range of career and educational paths.


  • Minimum of 3 years' professional experience as a cyber security engineer (depending on the quality and depth of the skillset).
  • Broad and current cyber security knowledge and understanding
  • Inputting into and developing Cyber Security strategy, policies, standards and procedures within the organisation
  • Development, implementation and operation of a wide range of technology solutions to protect against cyber-attack, including hardware and software solutions, custom scripts, custom tools and data encryption technologies
  • Hands on experience of configuring and applying security controls within cloud environments such as GCP, AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Vulnerability testing and management to identify and remediate network, system and application vulnerabilities
  • Experience of SIEM and other security logging and monitoring solutions together with the approaches and techniques required to proactively detect and mitigate cyber security threats
  • Cyber Security incident response experience including post incident reviews, root cause analysis and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skillsincluding the ability to explain technical topics toindividualsfrom a non -technical background  
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to communicate complex ideas quickly and clearly
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to manage stakeholder expectations including senior-level relationships 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and integrate well into teams 
  • Collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to learn and share knowledge 

Qualifications & Certifications

Appropriate industry qualifications and certifications such as CISSP, technical security GIAC certifications, CEH, MSc InfoSec, CISM, CISA, etc.

Successful candidates for this position will be subject to a DBS check.

At Savanti, we source candidates directly and are not looking to engage with any agencies. We do not accept or pay fees for any unsolicited emails or speculative CVs that are submitted to our employees.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Values & Culture

Everything we do at Savanti is underpinned by our core values; honesty, integrity, and trust.

As the most important asset in Savanti the key skills we look for in our team are technical expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, teamwork, communications and self-motivation.  

Our extensive technical competency is complemented by an openness to new thought processes and understanding the value of teamwork.  We take a proactive approach to achieve the best for our clients, communicating effectively what direction should be taken and why.

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