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Cyber Security Engineer - Splunk

Location: Zürich (Kreis 3)
Sector: Java
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH136025

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services ranges from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing, and placing specialised professional talent.

Key Responsibilities

Monitor, maintain and improve reliability and quality of service of data processing and warehousing environments.

  • Build and test solutions in a pre-production environment
  • Document test results, designs, and operational manuals for the solutions
  • Provide support of Production operations
  • Occasional on-duty or after business hours work in case of incident support
  • Perform code upgrades without supervision.
  • Identify and document best practices within their subject matter areas of expertise
  • Provide continuous process improvement suggestions.
  • Maintain and document Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Create and maintain educational content as an integral part of the engineering and user


Challenges Contractor will be facing in this role:

The candidate will work with Cyber Security Analytics teams, and will be mainly responsible for solving highly technical problems, which may require assessing source code to analyze and resolve problems. This requires advanced troubleshooting skills and must be able to adapt and create non-standard approaches to problem solving.

Essentials Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Proven professional experience with big data platforms (Splunk, Cloudera, Confluent), SIEM, log management, data warehouse
  1. Hands-on experience with big data messaging and streaming applications and frameworks (Kafka, Nifi, Flink, Spark)
  1. Hands-on experience administrating and troubleshooting distributed environments / clusters is a must
  1. Proficient in analyzing and interpreting log sources (Web proxies, Firewalls, Windows, Linux, Sysmon, EDR…)
  1. Comfortable with Linux administration, Bash scripts, packaging (RPM), troubleshooting
  1. Experience with at least one programming language (Python or Java preferred)

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security
  • Proficient in writing and using REST and SOAP APIs
  • Experience with containers, container management (Docker, Kubernetes, Linux Containers)
  • Experience working in a DevOps/SRE team, applying Agile methodology
  • Experience with assessing incidents criticality and escalation processes
  • Experience with writing technical documentation for internal audiences.

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Danny Besse on +41 44 229 99 45.

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

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