Security Operations Engineer - London

    • London, United Kingdom


We are Allvue Systems, a rapidly growing software company formed by the merger of AltaReturn and Black Mountain. Allvue has over 420 employees in offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. We are the leading provider of software solutions for the Private Capital and Fixed Income markets. Whether a client wants an end-to-end technology suite, or independently focused modules, Allvue helps eliminate the boundaries between systems, information, and people. We’re looking for ambitious, smart, and creative individuals to join our team and help our clients achieve their goals!


  • Intelligent individuals looking to apply themselves creatively
  • People who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas and driving change
  • Energetic and passionate teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills
  • Hard-working individuals who habitually do more than asked


  • Expertise with implementation of security best practices and industry standards, and in-depth knowledge of cyber-attack tactics, monitoring techniques, data protection, and incident management
  • Clear understanding of security engineering, system and network security, security testing, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security
  • Experience in setting up and configuring log aggregation utilities, monitoring network and system security logs, and assisting infrastructure, development, and security teams identify, analyze, and resolve issues
  • Experience architecting and implementing enterprise level security solutions for Cloud companies (SaaS, IaaS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability in critical thinking, enjoy solving complex problems, and excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience creating automated processes using well-known frameworks such as PowerShell, Python, Bash, etc.
  • Possession of a current industry certification (CISSP, GIAC, SSCP, etc.); security operations specific certifications a plus (GCIA, GCIH, CASP, etc.)


  • Security Operations: Configuration and maintenance of security tools, applications, and processes to include next-generation firewalls, endpoint protection, email protection, and logging generation, collection, and analysis
  • Security Monitoring: Primarily responsible for security event monitoring, and for creating and tuning custom detection rules
  • Security Incident Management: Identify incidents and lead investigations, reporting, and resolution
  • Threat Management: Analyze threat intel, identify threat vectors, perform threat modeling, and develop use cases for security monitoring
  • Reporting: Creation of reports, dashboards, metrics for security operations based on detected incidents / events
  • Contribute to the design, development, and implementation of strategic IT security projects & initiatives


  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Numerous team building activities to promote collaboration
  • Flexible Annual Leave Policy


Black Mountain is an information technology company, changing the way the financial industry manages workflow and data software.

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