Cyber Security Engineer 

At Air IT we believe it’s in everyone's interests to work flexibly. That's why we have introduced a 4 day week (compressed hours) or 9 day fortnight in addition to a standard 5 day 37.5 hour week.  All three options are available to joiners at Air IT.

We’re Air IT, an incredible MSP with the history and expertise to provide an amazing array of services and a bright future ahead of us. 

We’ve grown a lot since our beginning back in 2005. We’re proud to have brought together nine leading companies as a family, with more on the horizon. Now, with an office presence across the UK, we are extremely honoured to have been recognised with a range of regional, national and industry awards for growth, innovation, dedication and success throughout our journey. 

Excited for our future, we’ve got a great mission and vision and a clearly defined strategy to empower our teams and make sure we can bring out the best in our people to provide unrivalled IT and Cyber Security support, solutions and services to local SMEs, nationwide. And this is where you come in. 

We’re now looking for Cyber Security Engineer to join our team and help us deliver great results for our clients. 

The Role 

As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will support the delivery of Air IT’s security services to our clients.  

You will plan, manage and deploy cyber security projects, ensuring clients are satisfied and their expectations met. 

Keeping up to date with the latest technology developments within the industry, you will work on projects to ensure client requirements and deadlines are met, and that systems have the correct security controls applied. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with internal and external IT Teams in managing tools that include UAT, WAF and SIEM technologies, malware prevention and real time metrics reporting
  • Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorised system users
  • Administrate and Implement policies/rules on SIEM sensors as well as refine security standards
  • Carry out security assessments for clients once qualified such as Cyber Essentials assessments and vulnerability assessments.
  • Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities
  • Identify potential weaknesses and recommend security measures, such as firewalls and encryption and 2FA
  • Manage the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training and phishing campaigns
  • Work with vendors on providing product updates, bug fixes and managing relations
  • To manage your own tickets ensuring detailed and accurate information is being captured aswell as keeping customers updated on a frequent basis
  • To give technical support and advice to our customers

To join us as a Cyber Security Engineer, you will need: 

  • Prior industry experience or relevant degree
  • A keen interest in cyber security; evidence or examples of this will be viewed favourably
  • Experience working with Azure Active Directory or traditional Active Directory services
  • Experience of Microsoft and Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of Virtualisation Technologies such as Hyper-V and VMware
  • Good working knowledge of network devices such as firewalls and switches
  • Detailed understanding of common networking concepts and protocols such as:
  • Subnetting, DNS
  • cryptographic technologies and standards
  • VPNs, VLANs, VoIP
  • Web related technologies such as HTTP, JavaScript
  • GSCE Maths and English or equivalent
  • A full valid UK driving license to visit client sites on occasions
  • Commutable to an Air IT Office when required inline with our Hybrid working policy.


  • Industry related certifications in Cyber Security.
  • Knowledge and experience of Cyber Essentials Accreditation, or other information security standards.
  • Usage of Qualys, Nessus or similar vulnerability scanners.
  • Experience in conducting Phishing campaigns

We will invest significantly in your training, with the requirement that you will commit a portion of your own time to successfully achieve the qualification objectives set. 

The ideal candidate should have some prior experience working in cyber security already, however, we also welcome applications if you are an experienced IT professional and looking to move into the cyber security field.

The Benefits 

  • Attractive remuneration packages
  • Flexible, hybrid working
  • 25 days’ annual leave + bank holidays with the option to buy and sell up to 5 days
  • Private medical insurance or the option to buy into scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • Tiered pension
  • Perks including quarterly and annual staff awards, funded social events, referral bonuses
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Free fruit and snacks in the offices
  • Barista style coffee machines
  • Mileage allowance
  • Green travel scheme
  • Technology vouchers

We are a team that radiates strength, constantly evolving ready for the next phase in our evolution. A big focus for us is growing together and we believe that fantastic opportunities for personal growth are key to this, offering job security, career progression, help and support.  A sneak peek will show you that we also put an emphasis on the fun side of our business, celebrating the commitment and hard work our teams have put in. 

Other organisations may call this role Security Engineer, Cyber Security Analyst, Information Security Engineer, Information Security Analyst,  SOC Analyst.

Air IT is an equal opportunities employer, values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all. We believe this is the only acceptable way to conduct business and the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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