SIEM Analyst

  • Job Reference: 6991090/001
  • Date Posted: 15 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Thames Valley
  • Location: Berkshire, England
  • Salary: £500 to £525 Per Day
  • Sector: Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 26 weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

SIEM Engineer
Recruitment Agency reference: 6991090

Duration: 6 months

Locations: Remote/Reading

A position has arisen for a SIEM Engineer within a leading telecommunications organisation. You will be responsible for building, implementing, enhancing and deploying Splunk throughout the company. You will work closely with the core Splunk team, the Security Operations Centre and the technical elements of the business.

You will be a part of the Global Security Operations team who are responsible for monitoring security and managing security incident. The GSOC function operates on a shift system operating between 7am to 7pm Monday-Friday with an on-call function. The GSOC Supports the organisation by minimising risk exposure, and handling security incidents.

Your duties will include:

  • Data on boarding

  • Content creation

  • Splunk system build out

  • Integration of Splunk into third party systems

The successful candidate should have:

  • Strong understanding of Core Splunk

  • Strong understand of Splunk Enterprise Security

  • Know the CIM model

  • Understand UBA

  • Experience of building of dashboards

  • Good understanding of Python

Desirable Skills would be:

  • Knowledge of other security defences such as Firewalls, Snort, Intrusion Detection System (IDS) monitoring and custom rule creation, Endpoint Protection and Netflow analysis.

  • Knowledge of programming Languages such as PowerShell, Java, Perl, C and C++

  • Knowledge of AWS, Azure, Google cloud

  • Understanding of networking protocols

  • Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC) e.g. Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) would be an advantage

If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Renay on 0118 207 1212 and email your updated CV to

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