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Security Engineer



Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

About the job you are considering

With incidents of cyber-crime frequently in the news, our clients are increasing conscious of the need to protect their systems and data. Our Protective Monitoring service allows our customers to monitor, detect and respond to cyber threats and safeguard their valuable assets, ensuring peace of mind in an increasingly digital landscape.

Successful candidates will leverage their existing experience with monitoring technologies, predominantly SIEM systems and security automation tools, to enhance our cybersecurity measures. This role offers the opportunity to further develop and apply advanced skills and expertise in a rapidly evolving field, contributing to our proactive defence strategies. The team consists of 6+ engineers working closely with the wider monitoring teams including 24*7 shift teams.

Successful applicants will have the chance to gain hands on experience of monitoring technologies, predominately SIEM systems and security automation tools, providing invaluable skills and expertise in the rapidly evolving field of cybersecurity.

Hybrid working: The places that you work from day to day will vary according to your role, your needs, and those of the business; it will be a blend of Company offices, client sites, and your home; noting that you will be unable to work at home 100% of the time.

Your role

SOC Engineers play a critical role in maintaining security platforms and managing infrastructure and tools. They are experienced professionals with hands-on technical experience in security engineering including the following:

  • Security Platform Management: Oversee the deployment, configuration, and ongoing optimization of security platforms to ensure accurate and efficient event collection, licensing, correlation, and alerting.
  • Configure and Troubleshoot: Handle the configuration and troubleshooting of client security infrastructure devices, including SIEM systems and other XDR components.
  • Optimize Detection Accuracy, Trend Analysis and Fine-Tuning: Tune system rules and correlation searches to enhance detection capabilities. Perform trend analysis to help fine-tune alerts, policies, and configurations, minimising false positives and improving detection accuracy.
  • Develop Automation and Efficiencies: Leverage your knowledge and experience to develop automation processes, enhance efficiencies, and implement best practices.

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, striving for equity, diversity and inclusion is part of everyday life, and will be part of your working reality. We have built an inclusive and welcoming environment, for everyone.

Your skills and experience

  • Professional experience in SOC tooling such as SIEM and Endpoint services (Splunk, Microsoft Sentinel, Defender for Endpoint etc)
  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g., AZ500, Splunk ES Admin)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of security best practices and concepts
  • Strong understanding of network and endpoint security, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS).

Your security clearance

To be successfully appointed to this role, it is a requirement to obtain Security Check (SC) clearance.
To obtain SC clearance, the successful applicant must have resided continuously within the United Kingdom for the last 5 years, along with other criteria and requirements.

Throughout the recruitment process, you will be asked questions about your security clearance eligibility such as, but not limited to, country of residence and nationality. Some posts are restricted to sole UK Nationals for security reasons; therefore, you may be asked about your citizenship in the application process.

What does ‘Get The Future You Want’ mean for you?

You’ll be bringing your unique skills and perspectives to the team, inspiring and taking inspiration from your teammates as you unlock value in everything you do. You’ll be joining a professional community of experts, who have got your back and will support you, every step of the way.
You will be empowered to explore, innovate, and progress. You will benefit from Capgemini’s ‘learning for life’ mindset, meaning you will have countless training and development opportunities from thinktanks to hackathons, and access to 250,000 courses with numerous external certifications from AWS, Microsoft, Harvard ManageMentor, Cybersecurity qualifications, and many more.
You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to Work for Wellbeing in 2023. Employee well-being is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce as a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Why should you consider Capgemini?

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs, and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 360,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering, and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

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