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Senior Security Operations Engineer

Job Description

Xcede are currently partnered with an exciting technology first quant research and trading firm based in the UK, over the last six years our client has seen explosive growth across the UK, France, UAE and America and are challenging a number of larger players within their field.

As a result of this expansion, they are in the process of in housing a lot of their infrastructure and security functions and as a result we are looking for a Senior Security Operations Engineer to join the UK cyber security function, focused heavily on improving there capability to effectively monitor, detect and remediate security incidents.


As the Senior Security Operations Engineer, you will work closely a number of stakeholders across the company as they look to build and implement a highly automated security operations function to help meet the dynamic growth of the company.

  • Design and build security operations systems from scratch
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and domain heads to identify needs within their areas
  • Monitor and analyse security events and alters to detect threats
  • Implement security detection and response tools
  • Regularly perform threat hunting


The successful Senior Security Operations Engineer will require a strong educational background and hands on experience within the information security field.

  • 5+ years experience within information and cyber security, exposure to incident response and threat hunting
  • In depth hands on experience creating detection use cases
  • In depth hands on experience within EDR/ XDR, SIEM and Firewalls
  • Exposure to on prem and cloud platforms AWS preferred
  • Programming skills such as python, bash or PowerShell is preferred


This role would be a hybrid setup, with the successful candidate being required to work in central London 2 - 3 Days per week from the London Office.