Cyber Security Consultant

Focus Search and Selection
Milton Keynes
40000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual
17 Jun 2022
29 Jun 2022
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Cyber Security Consultant (SIEM)

Our Client is a technical professional services and software organisation, specialising in AIOps & Cyber Security plus related technologies. Our team has been at the forefront of enterprise monitoring software for over 20 years and is building the most knowledgeable and customer–focussed team of specialists within the AIOps& Cyber consultancy field.

Key Accountabilities

  • The role requires the candidate to participate and jointly take responsibility for successful implementation of security operations requirements into solutions
  • You will work closely with on and off shore development
  • Taking the lead on design, development and delivery of product roadmaps to support the evolution of core security services
  • Strong technical expertise is definitely required!
  • Build strategic working relationships with the Operations teams and help to define requirements
  • Ensure all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory controls

It will be required, from time to time to liase and discuss elements of work with key SME's, developers and senior management to present and collate security strategies.

Individual Qualities

  • Self–motivated and organised
  • Vision, with broad subject matter expertise in security technologies, specifically SIEM and UEBA
  • Excellent ability to execute where information is ambiguous, utilising professionalism, experience and prior knowledge
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications

  • Proven history of supporting and lead roles within security technology toolsets (Splunk would be preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of architecture (eg. Indexer clusters, forwarders, deployment servers, DMCs)
  • Understanding of CIM
  • Good knowledge of data models, enrichment and automation
  • Experience integrating SIEM with other Cyber tooling
  • Knowledge of Linux Server platform
  • Negotiation and prioritisation skills
  • Be able to provide high quality documentation to internal customers and technical support teams
  • Good knowledge of security network architecture eg. Firewalls
  • Exposure to cloud technologies and SaaS based security solutions

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of analytical tools used in a Cyber Analytics: Elastic, Exabeam
  • Relevant professional certifications in information technology or cloud security eg. CISSP
  • Strong background in computer science and engineering

Location: Milton Keynes/hybrid/remote possibilities

Salary: negotiable depending on experience (Jnr, Mid and Senior levels available) initially contract leading to permanent

We are a friendly and supportive organisation setting every individual with a strong career path. We value excellence, creative courage and bright ideas. The opportunity for career development is huge, we will offer a pathway of progression as you perform, and the business grows