Splunk Engineer - SC Cleared at Hippo Digital, UK, £Contract Rate

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  • United Kingdom
  • Sep 04, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Are you interested in Data and all its possibilities? Do you want to work on innovative, leading edge projects for some of the worlds’ largest organisations?

At Converging Data (part of Hippo Digital), we deliver Data Analytics, Cyber Security and IOT solutions. We work across Healthcare, Financial Services, Transport and logistics, for customers such as NHS Digital and William Hill.

We’re looking for a Security Specialist to develop, deliver and manage security capabilities for our clients. It’s a great combination of long-term projects and short-term engagements to keep you interested. If you join us, you’ll be working alongside a growing team of experienced data professionals. We’re experts in delivery of the Splunk machine data platform, with a primary focus on Enterprise Security.


Essential Skills:

Extensive experience of working in Cyber Security, or IT Operations, ideally with some of the following:

  • Experience working with security technologies such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, and Endpoint protection, ideally within a network security, or a security operations environment
  • Broad knowledge of Security tools, programs and methodologies
  • Experience deploying, integrating and supporting critical solutions in a complex environment
  • Ability to profile and interpret security event logs, network traffic, system logs, and application logs and to identify developing patterns and trends
  • An understanding of the correlation of events which are symptomatic of known types of attack such as DDoS, Insider Threat and Phishing

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with Splunk
  • Qualifications such as CISSP, CCNP or CREST
  • SC Security accreditation
  • Experience with SOC processes and Risk Assessments including Use Case development
  • Security Use case and Playbook development
  • Coding expertise using languages such as Python, particularly in relation to security use cases
  • Administration skills using Splunk, Linux, Windows and VMware
  • AWS experience would be great as would experience with automation technologies such as Ansible, Chef and Puppet
  • Other Data Log analytics platforms such as the Elastic Stack are also of interest