Security Operations Engineer

Moneybarn are pleased to announce that we are now commencing recruitment for a Security Operations Engineer. This is a wonderful opportunity for a hands-on individual to join our increasingly important Security team.

Your role will be to support the Security Team and help to achieve the highest possible standards in providing Information Security Assurance and participate in Moneybarn’s commitment to preserving confidentiality, integrity and availability of all our physical and electronic information.

To be considered for this role you will need to be extremely hands on with strong experience of working in an Information Security operational role.

You will be required to show a strong understanding of a number of security domains, including Incident Response, Intrusion methods, Attack Monitoring, Networks, Threat and Vulnerability Management. You will also be required to demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills to successfully persuade and influence business functions and technical teams.

Your remit will be to continue to build out and define Information Security for Moneybarn and work as a technical security subject matter expert to protect customer, corporate and third-party data. You will be required to have good knowledge of Information Security Standards such as ISO 27001, PCI-DSS and NIST standards.

What you’ll be expected to do in the role
  • Perform analysis of infected or suspicious systems
  • Develop and operate procedures and standards to enforce and improve Cyber Security within Moneybarn.
  • Effective operational management of security technologies in line with good practice and company policy
  • Develop and maintain a robust knowledge database to include escalation -paths, temporary fixes, solutions and workarounds for known errors or problems
  • Assess and prioritise alerts and arising incidents, problems and requests based on impact to business or Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Compilation and dissemination of Problem reports following all cessation of the associated incident
  • Act as an escalation point of contact for any issues or problems reported by Internal Clients, External Clients, Third Party Suppliers, and company employees. Ensure issues are logged and dealt with appropriately
  • Communicates with all levels of management and employees within the company on customer related issues and business policies and procedures
  • To be accountable for Information Security elements
  • To carry out security tasks across Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Active Directory, Windows platforms, LAN & WAN, URL and Application Filtering, SIEM and in-house bespoke systems
  • Act as a SME on Information Security for the Business
What we’re looking for from you


  • CISSP Certificate is essential
  • Proven experience of a technically focused security role across a range of technologies
  • Firewalls including IPS, DLP, Anti-Virus, Identity Awareness, URL Filtering
  • Strong hands on SIEM Tool configuration & management experience such as Splunk, TripWire
  • Tools like Nmap, Nessus, and Wireshark and capturing, reading and analysing PCAPs
  • Experience of configuration & management of Email Filtering technologies
  • Enterprise Desktop and Server Anti-Virus
  • Microsoft Windows Server/VMWare VSphere and associated technologies
  • Operational experience of PCI DSS
  • LAN & WAN networking using routers, switches and infrastructure products
  • System Center and Configuration Manager
  • Active Directory, GPO Configuration
  • Endpoint protection technologies
  • Exposure to Linux with basic administration skills
  • Ability to write scripts in Linux and/or windows environments (e.g. PowerShell) at an intermediate - advanced level
  • Extensive background in and understanding of Information and Cyber Security, with experience of working in Information Security role ideally within financial services organisation.
  • Broad technical understanding across Information Security (e.g. Incident Response, Intrusion, Attack Monitoring, Networks, Threat and Vulnerability Management)


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to confidently articulate complex concepts in layman’s terms to diverse audiences
  • Good attention to detail, strong analytical, quantitative and investigative problem-solving abilities
  • An innovative and creative individual who is able to bring fresh new ideas to the table
  • Self-motivated and organized
Working at Moneybarn

Working at Moneybarn is rewarding in every sense, and we believe that if we take care of our people, our business will take care of itself. As a growing company, we are always interested in hearing from people with potential. Our head office is in Petersfield, Hampshire.

We’re the UK’s largest specialist vehicle finance lender, and we’re part of the Provident Financial Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of credit products to the non-standard market. To find out more about us, including our history and values, click here.

Reasons to join the Moneybarn team

Ensuring we have a dedicated team is essential to our success, and we’ve worked hard to create a friendly working environment, which allows individuals to share ideas and deliver positive outcomes.

We want all employees to be able to fulfil their potential and excel in their role, so we invest heavily in training and development throughout the business. This approach enables us to nurture talent, and provide the very best outcomes for both our customers and the business.

The wellbeing of our team is incredibly important and we offer a gym, qualified instructors, keep-fit classes, Barney Bikes and regular fruit deliveries for employees to enjoy. We also run a range of regular in-house events and activities to promote interaction and communication within the company.

2017 marked Moneybarn’s 25th year of trading and we believe our continued success is driven by our values-based approach which underpins the way that we engage with our employees, customers and partners. Our values are: Fair, Approachable, Responsible & Progressive.


We offer competitive salaries and a full employee benefit package, which includes a contributory pension, employee Sharesave and stock purchase schemes.

How do you apply?

Click on the "Apply now” button below. This will pop up an email which you can use to attach and send us your CV and covering letter telling us why this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Once we’ve received your CV and covering letter, if you’re successful at the first stage we’ll contact you to arrange an interview.

If you don’t hear from us within 7 days of sending us your application, this means you have been unsuccessful. We may not be able to provide confirmation and feedback to everyone who applies.

Important notes
  • We will keep your CV on our records for 12 months after your application. For more information about how we collect, use and share your personal data when you apply for a role with us, please see our Applicant Privacy Notice
  • We will carry out full financial checks and Criminal Record Bureau checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles
  • As an employer that believes in the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace, we’ve signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). You can find out more here