Cyber Security Engineer

Senior Cyber Security Engineer

* £45,000 - £55,000 per annum

* Based in Bristol or Lincolnshire

* Some remote work available

Job Spec:

Cyber Security Engineer with experience of Secure Infrastructure implementation to join an Enterprise Security Engineering Team based in Bristol. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience within a previous engineering or analyst role, preferably working in a secure environment.

Responsible for:

  • Managing Cyber Applications as part of a team:

  • SIEM (Splunk)

  • EDR

  • DLP

  • Continuous improvements of configuration

  • Work on ingesting additional log sources

  • Upgrading agents and Applications (where appropriate)

  • Provide SME support to analysts using the tool

  • Work with users to provide additional use case to fully utilise Splunk as a data platform

  • Understanding cloud (AWS or Azure)

The successful candidate must have a strong all-round technical ability with an excellent working knowledge of network and systems infrastructure technologies. Current ongoing projects will require an awareness of cyber security capabilities, and an understanding of enabling security lockdown controls to pass system accreditation.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Able to understand, interpret and engineer complex and often conflicting customer requirements

  • To be able to expand a high-level design into a low-level design using technical experience, judgement and best practice

  • Able to confidently select the best approach, tools and products for a given task and justify these choices

  • Development of systems engineering artefacts, including documentation to support the delivery and maintenance of system solutions

  • Provide specialist technical support to the business unit, supporting the project or wider programme (potential involvement in bid development/evaluation)

  • Work with external third parties such as vendors to maintain and support applications

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge:

  • Enterprise Networking & Services (TCP/IP Networks, devices & services (e.g. DHCP/DNS)

  • Good understanding and interest in network protocols alongside the ability to troubleshoot network / system problems at a low level (packet level)

  • Infrastructure build experience

  • Competent in the operation and administration of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Skills and experience in the following areas is advantageous:

  • Experience of Enterprise level systems

  • Experience of enterprise endpoint protection tools, such as Palo Alto XDR and Fire eye HX

  • Experience of troubleshooting complex enterprise applications, including integration, and deployments.