IT Security Engineer

Coventry £35,000 - £45,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 014254

Posted on behalf of


The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) is a major success story. One of the UK‘s most advanced Research & Technology Organisations, championing world leading manufacturing and engineering innovation.


Created in 2011, it represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and has since grown to a team of over 800 spread several facilities covering not only R&D, but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design across multiple businesses and sectors.


Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit from launch, we seek career driven and agile talent from industry, academia, and other leading organisations to work in this truly unique centre of excellence.


Benefits - beyond salary, the MTC provides one of the most extensive and progressive benefits packages available, designed to inspire, develop and reward employees to the full including:


  • Fully flexible working including compressed hours, remote working, part-time hours, flexible start and finish times. And career breaks. Tell us what works for you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying!  

  • Enhanced Holiday leave with accumulated days plus option to buy & sell

  • Private Health Insurance from Vitality Health

  • Life Insurance

  • Generous Pension Scheme

  • Income Protection in the event of long-term illness or incapacity to work

  • Salary Sacrifice (tax efficient Bike 2 Work plus Car Lease Scheme including competitive on-site EV charging)

  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity support

  • Professional subscriptions paid plus access to Leadership Academy

  • Long service recognition plus contribution awards

  • Envious working environment with free parking, excellent public transport links, employee discounts and on-site canteen, plus more 



The Role         


The IT Security Engineer will be required to conduct research to keep up with current security trends and advise on mitigation options. Working collaboratively with other departments in the business in order to understand security requirements of both departmental and colleague`s individual needs.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Setup, deploy, and maintain various security technologies to defined specifications / configurations

  • Provide recommendations and assist in the remediation and hardening of various systems, and validate the implementation

  • Document processes and procedures to ensure compliance and quality of system operating procedures

  • Define configuration policies and tuning of the information and event monitoring tools

  • Advise and influence security principles adopted by the business and as part of project delivery

  • Monitor device and service compliance status and policy deployment

  • Assist in the building and deployment of various phishing simulations and training campaigns and other security activities to improve protection from social engineering




The Person


The successful candidate for the role of IT Security Engineer  will have/be knowledge of:


  • Security within Operational Technology environments.

  • CE Plus auditing process and requirements

  • Windows/Linux servers‘ deployment and maintenance

  • A good understanding of Microsoft cloud-based security products and their configuration

  • Experience of VPN and CASB solutions

  • Understanding of IAM/PAM principles

  • Experience with managing both on premises and cloud-based applications.

  • Experience of working with and securing Azure/AWS environments

  • Implementation and management of security best practices

  • Experience working within an ITIL environment

  • Past work experience of working within a dedicated security focused role

  • Enthusiasm and self-motivation for continuous learning and pursuing further

  • A problem-solving approach to identify how the MTC can operate and innovate securely



Please note, due to the nature of the role, candidates must be willing and able to complete National Security Vetting.


Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do.  We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission.  We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.


To apply for the position of IT Security Engineer please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Gordon Nicoll.

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