Newport, Gwent
IT and Internet
£market rates
Job Type:

Cyber Defence Designer

Cyber Defence Designer & Integration Engineer


Market rate

6 months


Security cleared


Skills and Experience

Working within a SOC (Security Operations Centre)

SIEM solution design & integration working as a subject matter expert with detailed knowledge of one domain and good general knowledge of several others (networking, *NIX, windows server, security engineering)


Mandatory Experience

Experience of creating low-level designs and elaborating requirements (i.e. not just providing support) to include costing of service design transition and operations; Requirements Analysis, technical services delivery, third-line support of SOC environments, Consultancy services on security solutions; Supporting Bids (RFI/RFP/RFQ) etc. through writing submissions with bid team; Designing management information systems and toolsets related to each environment; The continual service improvement of new and existing technology and management architectures; Mandatory Experience:

At least five years in working in a security engineering design & integration role within a UK Government Department / Commercial MSSP organisation;


At least one year working with specific SOC/SIEM platforms (such as but not limited to Splunk, LogRythm, Alienvault, Intel/McAfee, AlertLogic, RSA, ArcSight, QRadar, LogLogic);


Desirable Experience

Previous career experience gained in: - a Cyber Defence Analyst or Forensics role; - a Senior/Lead design integrator roles in one or more of: , *NIX Architecture & Design Administration, Windows Server Families; Information Security (UK CESG/MoD); Endpoint Protection. MIMECAST, EOP and/or other Cloud Based EMAIL Security Services


A professional level of education or experience in another company, advanced-level vendor certifications (e.g. Cisco CCNP, CREST CRTSA, etc) preferably also industry/professional/UK government security qualifications (in particular UK CCP, CISMP,CISSP, CCNP,MCSE, ITIL, COBIT, ISO Audit).


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.



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