Security and Data Analytics Consultant

NCC Group
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We require a Security and Data Analytics Consultant whom we can train to become proficient in analytical tools such as Splunk, Hadoop, Elastic Stack, with a specific and majority focus on Splunk.

We require a presentable customer-facing candidate, with the drive to become a solutions architect responsible for designing, installing and customising data analytics software and associated applications for our customers.

The person will also be involved in helping to develop their own applications to enhance functionality for our customers.

Activities and responsibilities (include):

The candidate will be expected to configure and customize data analytics software.

Duties include:

The installation of Splunk on a variety of operating systems like Windows (all recent versions), Linux (various distributions), Solaris, HPUX, AIX.*Creation and customisation of knowledge objects in Splunk, such as dashboards, reports, alertsConfiguration of data ingestion into SplunkAdvising customers as to best practices for configuring Splunk.Helping in the development of new NCC applications for Splunk.Providing support for NCC customers.Travelling to and from a wide variety of customers within the UK and Ireland and occasionally other places outside of the UK and Ireland.* Note: Most customers Linux to host Splunk components, and some use Windows; most customers will source the majority of their endpoint security data from Windows systems

Skills and experience:

Basic knowledge of scripting using Shell, Perl, Python or JavaScriptWorking with XMLUnix or LinuxExperience working with a recent Windows OSWilling to travel within the UK frequently and Internationally occasionallyAbility to communicate effectivelyDesirable skills:

Working knowledge of DatabasesCyber Security ExperienceKnowledge of SplunkPractical experience with genuinely large data sets and volumesExperience working with Regular ExpressionsKnowledge of Machine Learning, preferably with PythonRed Hat or derivativeWindows Server 2008 or more recentWorking with AWS, Azure, or other VPC solutionIf your skills and experience meet the needs of the role requirement, we will endeavour to respond to every application within 10 working days, however, if you haven’t heard back from us within this timeframe on this occasion your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful but please do continue to keep an eye on our career opportunities as there may be other more suitable roles.

**** Please note that this role has background clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work NCC Group does. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the vetting process ****

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