Development - Cheltenham, UK

Cyber Engineer

As a Cyber Engineer working within the Cyber Analytics Team, a large part of your role will be to empower the rest of the team and our technology with your engineering skill and knowledge.

If you’re reading this, we are excited for you. You’ve landed on the job description for a company that will obsess over your well-being with unrivalled work-life balance, your career development providing transparent career paths and learning support for every single person, and knows that you are unique and will celebrate that. If you are passionate about what you do and want a career in one of the most exciting yet stable industries, read on…

Egress Software Technologies are a leading cyber security company providing global solutions to protect against human-activated risk. By aggregating data to derive intelligence, Egress is the only company able to predict future threats and prevent attacks or breaches – before they happen.

Egress is proud to support thousands of Enterprise customers across a range of sectors including Financial Services, Legal, Healthcare, and Government organizations. By protecting millions of employees around the world from advanced threats, businesses can safely achieve their mission without unnecessary risk.

At the forefront of the IT Cyber Security industry, Egress can provide an unrivalled career path in Cyber Engineering.

The Team

The Cyber Analytics Team’s main responsibility is to undertake the development of new detection capabilities as well as improving existing algorithms. This is how the team drive the business in their understanding of the fast moving cyber landscape and how we can best protect our customers from sophisticated attacks and crime as a service.

Alongside the fulfilling work you will be accomplishing, we also offer a relaxed, social work environment with plenty of social events and a great work/life balance. Every member of the team is warm and welcoming, and the office is a perfect environment for anyone to fit into.

The Role

As a Cyber Engineer working within the Cyber Analytics Team, a large part of your role will be to empower the rest of the team and our technology with your engineering skill and knowledge. This will be done through a number of means, whether it’s upskilling other team members in the world of programming, developing powerful tools that they can use or researching and developing new systems to enable the full potential of all our technology.

Overall, we are a highly flexible team with a key focus on defeating attackers, understanding the fast-moving landscape and protecting users.

Day-to-day activities include:

  • Developing detection algorithms (python, c#) and extracting identifying features of phishing emails.
  • Empowering the threat intelligence and cyber analytics teams through the development of internal tools
  • Optimizing and implementing new functionality to existing code bases and data models
  • Reviewing, understanding and reverse engineering phishing attacks and technologies.
  • Understanding human behaviour and communications, and how they can be exploited by attackers
  • Using machine learning to identify broader phishing trends and how to protect against
  • Creative problem solving

The Person

This role is perfect for you if you have a passion for cybersecurity and you thrive off getting one step ahead of malicious attackers. This role will drive the detection of phishing attacks in a proactive manor and directly influences how our customers are protected. If you are keen about pushing your learning about cyber security, data science, machine learning and working with a team who is on the cutting edge of human layer security working with some of the most exciting and diverse challenges, you would fit in well.

Must haves:

  • 1-3 years of working on projects within C#
  • Any experience with working with databases (preferably MongoDB)
  • Someone who is driven and wants to learn and push the boundaries as part of a highly motivated team

Nice to haves:

  • Any experience working with email or HTML
  • Knowledge of social engineering and phishing
  • Statistical analysis skills
  • Scripting/Coding in Python
  • Evaluating trends and highlighting key features
  • Demonstrable experience in being able to quickly learn and adapt to new areas of technology
  • Ability to think outside the box and/or maliciously and deliver creative solutions.

The company

We are proud of our uniquely agile, effervescent, and people-focused equal-opportunity environment. Our core values of Owning itBeing BoldDoing the right thing and Being a bar-raiser run through everyone who works for us, and everything we do.

We are a sociable company and haven’t let a global pandemic stop us from continuing to enjoy the place we work even if is more of a virtual experience at times. The atmosphere across the business is friendly and supportive, with a constant desire to improve in everything we do! We are now back to running our monthly paid-for social activities as our offices continue to get busier! For those who are working remotely, we can’t promise the coffee you have in your kitchen will be as good as the free ones we have in the offices but the people you share it with will be just as warm and welcoming.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Here at Egress we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Our workforce has consistently sat above the national average for both BAME and female representation, but we recognize that we can always do more. Every job description is subject to scrutiny through a gender bias decoder ensuring our roles are as inclusive and attractive as possible. Our culture is one that aims to nurture a welcoming and safe working environment for everyone with initiatives such as our employee-led Culture Club, dedicated mental health first aider network and regular awareness seminars all contributing to a great place to work whoever you are.

Privacy and Your Data

Please take the time to check and read our recruitment privacy policy. The information you provide to us when you apply will be held, stored and processed by Egress Software Technologies Limited in accordance with it.

Any job offer that we may make to you will be subject to you successfully passing background checks.

Benefits

Social

  • Regular charity events and fundraisers
  • Dedicated Culture Club responsible for arranging regular social events of all shapes and sizes
  • Annual kickoff and summer parties
  • Management / peer recognition programmes with rewards
  • Regular employee personal development and training reviews
  • Flexible dress code
  • Social pool league

Physical

  • Free eyecare vouchers
  • Free breakfast, fruit and all the coffee you can drink
  • Fully funded private medical
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme




Financial

  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 26 after your first year in the business
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • £2,000 employee referral scheme
  • Eligibility to participate in Enterprise Management Investment (EMI) stock option scheme
  • Egress perks portal and retail discount scheme

Learn more about benefits at Egress

Our Cheltenham office

Our Cheltenham office is located just a short 15 minute walk from Cheltenham Spa Station.

3rd Floor
Festival House
Jessop Avenue
Cheltenham
GL50 3SH
United Kingdom

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