Siem System Engineer

Siem System Engineer

*Hybrid working - Bristol

*£60k - £80k plus benefits

*SC Cleared role


*TCP/IP Networks

*Infrastructure build experience

*Unix / Linux / Windows

*SC clearance

My client is looking for someone to join their specialised Cyber engineering team. Projects will cover the full systems engineering lifecycle from Concept Exploration through to Service Support providing the opportunity to develop your experience in requirements management, system architecture and design, subsystem design and development, system integration, test and acceptance and specialist technical support.

Key Responsibility:

  • Managing SIEM Splunk
  • Continuous improvements for configuration
  • Working on ingesting additional log sources
  • Aligning log sources with CIM data models
  • Upgrading agents and SIEM (where appropriate)
  • Providing SME support to analysts using the tool
  • Working with users to provide additional use case to fully utilise Splunk as a data platform

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.


Understand, interpret and engineer complex and often conflicting customer requirements

Expand a high-level design into a low-level design using technical experience, judgement and best practice

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/resellers, to develop robust & costed solutions

Skills Required:

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