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Splunk Engineer – Permanent

What you will do

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.

Skills and experience that you need

You will need:

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 int
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Job Vitals

Type: Full Time

Reference Number: 92965

Requirements for this post: Strong IAM design and implementation experience, using the ForgeRock IAM platform (AM, IDM, DS, IG). : Strong development skills in Java/J2EE web development : Experience of working with Application Servers, Databases and Directories and underpinning protocols such as HTTP, SSL/TLS, IPv4, XML, LDAP : Solid understanding of SAML, OAuth, OpenID Connect : Experience with other IAM Vendors such as Okta, Sailpoint, Saviynt, Ping is a bonus : Ideally from a consulting or professional services background.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Engineer

Essential: Experience of delivering complex digital projects : Knowledge and experience of Agile project management and working practices (SCRUM/Lean/DSDM/APMG) : To be comfortable leading teams of various configurations and sizes, from a fully resourced Hippo team to running hybrid Hippo/client teams : Knowledge and experience of collaboration and project management tools : Understand user centred design principles and practices.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Engineer

REQUIRED: Experience leading the end-to-end design of new services or leading the improvement of current services that are under performing : Experience of working within the parameters of a broad direction but generally your work is self-initiated : Experience working with service/product owners and senior stakeholders and able to be pragmatic about the organisation’s needs : You are confident presenting your work to senior stakeholders and are able to demonstrate how evidence has been used to support the design decisions : You can manage relationships effectively, building long-term, strategic partnerships that involve regular and clear communication You have advanced experience with Agile, GDS standards and service principles.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Engineer

Requirements for this post: Exemplary content design skills : Expertise in creating content based on evidenced user needs : Experience in championing user centred design principles and practices : Enjoy working collaboratively with your team and experts : Be comfortable working in rapid sprint cycles : Be a stronger presenter and happy to sell the benefits of content design to people who aren’t familiar with the discipline Have a positive “can do” attitude : Have great consultancy skills, caring about your client’s needs and motivations : Enjoy sharing your skills and experience with your client to enable them to continue to iterate and improve content after you leave : Experience of working in an Agile workplace : Experience of creating and iterating prototypes.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Engineer

You will need to be comfortable with travelling. Other requirements: Experience of working with managers as required to devise appropriate research strategies to generate focused insights and to convert concepts into high quality stimulus material : Experience of using different methods to achieve insights (both qualitative and quantitative) for example sampling, questionnaire design and analysis, interviews, ethnographic observations, facilitating workshops, focus groups and other types of group discussion, and managing stakeholder engagement sessions : To understand user centred design principles and practices Be able to understand the strategic objectives of the organisation and how the insights will help them : To be comfortable having your findings challenged by stakeholders and the ability to clearly explain the insights.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Engineer

Some of the essential requirements: A growth mindset - you approach every as a school day, no matter how experienced you are. Strong ability to recognise and predict use-cases and user interaction, including happy path, edge and corner cases, and incorporate them into designs. The knowledge and desire to investigate, innovate and develop emerging design, UX and technology trends. Experience in rapid prototyping tools, for example Sketch / Figma / Adobe XD. Excellent understanding of user-experience design for mobile and the web, technology trends, demonstrable design skills, and ability to show relevant work.

Type: Full Time
Categories: Engineer