Cyber Defence Designer

Job Title: Cyber Defence Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £425 - £450 per day + Ltd
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1901-18_1546874713
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2019 15:25

Job Description

Sitec currently have a requirement for Cyber Defence Designer for our client based in Newport South Wales. This is a contract role for an initial 6 Months and has a pay rate of up to £450p/day Ltd DOE

Purpose of Cyber Defence Designer

The Cyber Defence Design & Integration Engineer is responsible for supporting the technical design and integration of cyber defence capabilities to meet the requirements of the SOC Service platforms.

Responsibilities of Cyber Defence Designer

Technical architecture and design, integration, transition, implementation and 3rd / 4th line support is provided to Solution Architects, working within a Security Engineering project team as port of a delivery unit (internal, external and international);
The desired technical domain specific expertise is provided throughout all phases of a project or programme from inception to disposal;
Designs and changes are created/executed in accordance with the applicable service design coordination process and system engineering management plans, aligning with the service strategy and service transition processes;
Directions and standards provided by SOC Operations, Solution Architects, Service Designers, Airbus Cyber Business and Functional Management are followed and accepted, with Work Packages assigned delivered on time, on cost, and on quality and SLAs/KPIs met.

Contributions of Cyber Defence Designer

Analysis of technical requirements and supporting the Solution Architects with the creation of work packages for projects, supporting discussions with external, internal and international stakeholders up to and including Senior Engineering and Sales representatives.
Supporting technical questions required as part of Bid responses (RFI/RFP/RFQ) and other sales activities related to the Services offered by Airbus Cyber;
Supporting management information systems, tools, configurations, and testing plans related to each environment to support gate reviews;
Following the full technical service framework (not limited to providing technical support) to include consideration and costing of service design transition and operations

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).

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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