SOC Security Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00039764-1
  • Date Posted: 19 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

SOC Security Engineer

About the role

Here at Babcock International we are recruiting for a SOC Security Engineer to join our security team based at our Lakeside offices in Cosham, Portsmouth. You will be responsible for building the security architecture and systems within the SOC, as well as maintaining and improving our security monitoring and analysis tools. As SIEM subject matter expert, you will also be responsible for the maintaining and recommending new tools, as well as updating our systems.

You'll be responsible for the management and coordination of equipment and system staging, as well as reviewing the security and policy documents to therefore make recommendations.

You will manage the day-to-day SOC owned security solutions and products, monitoring configuration, performance and capacity threshold monitoring of the services, along with the tuning of the products. You will also ensure patching and updating is kept up to date on all infrastructure in line with change control processes.

Key Accountabilities:

SOC Infrastructure maintenance to include configuration, troubleshooting, technical design, maintain high levels of security on the platforms and working with 3rd party vendors
SOC tooling; maintaining a healthy ingestion of logging events into the SIEM, and develop and tune other toolsets
Threat monitoring and threat intel in accordance with established policies and procedures
SOC development including supporting on projects, integrate SOC tooling, defining system security requirements and supporting the onboarding of new technologies
Establish and maintain strong working relationships with different internal teams, and collaborate with stakeholders and external IT support functionsWhat do I need to do the role?

Experience within an IT Security function building and maintaining security systems and tools
Scripting and system integration experience - Python and Linux Bash
Operating systems and system administration skills
Experience with SIEM tools
Patching management
Advanced understanding of networking principles, IT architecture and SOC toolsets
Degree in a related subject/area of study (desirable) What else do I need to know?

The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
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We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview. About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information