Systems Engineer - ArcSight

£40000 - £54000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
26 Nov 2017
24 Dec 2017
Jamie Kenward
Clearance Level
Job Type
Role: Systems Engineer - ArcSight

Quick Scan: ArcSight, Siem, Systems Engineer, Defence, SC Cleared

Company: Global IT Consultancy

Location: Bristol

Salary: Negotiable to £55,000

Systems Engineer - ArcSight: You will join the security and information systems practice of a leading defence technology consultancy, and will be a member of a specialised engineering team that is responsible for the ongoing systems engineering efforts across multiple active projects and bids. You should be comfortable working on multiple systems engineering lifecycle phases including architectural design, detailed system/subsystem design, implementation and customer facing testing.

The Company:

A leading aerospace and defence technology company with a global workforce. Their security and information systems practice provides providing services and solutions to support National Governments and commercial organisations that form our critical national infrastructure, in dealing with modern and evolving threats to well-being, security and public safety.


Due to the nature of the end client you will be required to hold SC Clearance or higher or be clearable

Skills and experience in the following areas is mandatory

  • Proven experience with the ArcSight product suite (particularly ESM & Logger) across large scale implementations including design, support and enhancements
  • Demonstrable experience of working with other SIEM toolsets and managing event flows and log aggregation across a variety of sources
  • Scripting experience across a broad range of languages including Python, Bash and PowerShell, focussing on automation and integration
  • Experience of working with both relational and unstructured data using a variety of toolsets across heterogeneous environments, and visualisation of such data
  • Competent in the operation and administration of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
Skills and experience in the following areas is advantageous:

  • Experience of cyber security tools such as Nessus, SourceFire, Cisco, Palo Alto, RSA Netwitness, NetScout, EDR / EPP forensics, McAfee
  • Experience of Splunk Enterprise system design and implementation
  • Automated build tooling such as Puppet and Docker
  • Automated patch management tools such as Spacewalk
  • Infrastructure build experience
  • Experience of working with virtualisation technologies
  • Enterprise Networking & Services (TCP/IP Networks, devices & services (e.g. DHCP/DNS)
  • Experience with enterprise system monitoring and administration toolsets
  • Previous experience of working within secure / isolated / air gapped environments.

As well as opportunities for professional development and growth this position offers

  • Very Competitive Pension Scheme (matched 2 for 1)
  • Private Health Care for employees and immediate family
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Raft of other benefits

ArcSight, Siem, Systems Engineer, Defence, SC Cleared

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