Senior Systems Engineer

Ref: ZR_6634_JOB  ·  Posted on 04 January 2022

Introduction

Company Cultures:

  • Our clients are one of the UK’s leading companies at the forefront of Cyber & National Security.
  • True digital pioneers, they shape the information age with one of the most powerful networks on the planet. They are hungry for new ideas, skills and experience.
  • Our clients need people who want to reach their potential. People who aim high and share the ambition of a truly connected world

About this role:

You'll be joining a specialist security team that is a trusted partner to governments worldwide, protecting critical national infrastructure and committed to the safety and security of our nation and global communities. Our client's mission focused work is innovative, inspiring and technologically challenging in a way that makes every day different and stimulating. They provide the opportunity to work on rare projects, with exciting tools and brilliant people. Everyone has access to unparalleled professional and personal development opportunities and your contribution is always valued. (SSG)

Their team maintain and develop a big data cyber monitoring platform which ensures the information security for a UK critical national infrastructure customer. Comprised of Elasticsearch and data lakes built on a Linux estate, the platform supports a suite of cutting-edge cybersecurity and data science tools to ensure protection from cyber threats. The team uses DevOps methodology to deliver continuous improvements that ensure the platform meets rapidly changing security requirements.

In this role you will be a key driver in improving our customer’s cyber capability. The customer will look to you as a technical expert for a range of activities and you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in many areas. You must be a self-motivated individual, with the ability to make changes that improve our services and will be involved in short-, medium- and long-term strategy for this customer and wider client security policy.

Key responsibilities
  • To aide in the continuous development of the platform, actively looking to enhance functionality and usability
  • To work closely with a team of security analysts to develop and improve security use cases
  • To develop a big data streaming pipeline in Apache NiFi or Logstash
  • To work on continuous integration and development toolsets (Jenkins) to deploy new features
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the cybersecurity field and apply this to ensure our customer’s infrastructure remains protected
Skills & experience
  • Able to creatively apply a wide range of technical and/management principles
  • Developing data science solutions to big data and cyber security problems
  • Linux operating systems skills (patching, support, development)
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch (ELK) and big data systems Experience of Cyber Monitoring tools (SIEMs)
  • Knowledge of Code automation tools (Puppet, Ansible) and scripting skills (Bash, Python)
  • Knowledge or experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins), large scale ETL using Apache NiFi and Apache Kafka
  • Ability to build relationships with senior customers and stakeholders
  • Qualified to a degree level or with significant technical experience

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Able to creatively apply a wide range of technical and/management principles
  • Developing data science solutions to big data and cyber security problems
  • Linux operating systems skills (patching, support, development)
  • Knowledge of Elasticsearch (ELK) and big data systems Experience of Cyber Monitoring tools (SIEMs)
  • Knowledge of Code automation tools (Puppet, Ansible) and scripting skills (Bash, Python)
  • Knowledge or experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins), large scale ETL using Apache NiFi and Apache Kafka
  • Ability to build relationships with senior customers and stakeholders
  • Qualified to a degree level or with significant technical experience

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

If you do not hold an active DV clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying

Additional benefits
  • Discounted TV & mobile packages
  • On target Bonus
  • Share options and 10% pension contribution
  • Professional development and paid for industry certifications/qualifications
  • Flexible benefits/rewards including dental insurance, healthcare, gym memberships etc.
  • Well-being support for you and your family
  • 3 days paid volunteering a year
  • Flexible and smart working (subject to business needs)
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