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Splunk Security Analyst/The Netherlands

Endeavour Recruitment

Posted on Aug 25, 2021 by Endeavour Recruitment

Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1 Sep 2021
€60 - €60 Hourly

Are you a European Citizen looking for a new contract opportunity?

We are recruiting for a Splunk Consultant to join a leading client based in The Netherlands.

Main responsibilities:

  • Actively monitor Customer network and security logs (using primarily Splunk)
  • Build relevant Splunk reports
  • Identify, escalate and if necessary investigate cybersecurity anomalies and potential security incidents together with Customer staff
  • Analyse and respond to cybersecurity related anomalies reported by users
  • Draft workflows and procedures regarding security monitoring and investigations
  • Propose strategies and prepare mechanisms for the prevention, containment and addressing of cyber threats

Additional responsibilities:

  • In addition to the primary tasks identified above, in partnership with our SOC (non-exhaustive list):
  • Carry out penetration and/or vulnerability tests on specific system(s)
  • Prepare and/or deliver awareness raising sessions
  • Conduct technical risk assessments of specific systems using Customer templates and methodologies
  • Analyse technical security impact of new technologies planned to be deployed
  • Develop technical security controls for new and existing systems/technologies
  • Provide technical security expertise in discussions about different systems/solutions

Experience Required:

  • 1-year direct experience with Splunk as an Engineer or Administrator.
  • Minimal 2 years of experience investigating network threats with advanced analysis experience of multiple attack vectors such as Malware, Trojans, Exploit Kits, Ransomware and Phishing techniques, APTs, etc.
  • TCP/IP Networking skills to perform packet and log analysis.
  • Must be a motivated and customer-focused SIEM engineer who can work as a subject matter expert.
  • Requires understanding of SIEM platforms.
  • Strong understanding of Splunk Use Case creation, Dashboards and Tuning.
  • Strong Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) experience to include Index Design, Infrastructure, Data Collection, Deployment Management, Data Enrichment, Querying, Integration and Operations.
  • Security Analysis experience to include incident classification, investigation and remediation

Your profile:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Fluent in English as this is the communication language in the region and Group, active knowledge of French and Dutch is a plus
  • Diplomacy and pragmatism: ability to transform governance into technical solutions
  • Project Management skills is a plus
  • European Citizenship, must be able to pass a background check, valid clearance to EU Secret and NATO secret is a plus

Please get in touch for further details.

Reference: 1298706965

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