Security Operations Centre Engineer
Location: Lakeside, Portsmouth, PO6 3EN
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full Time / Permanent
Role ID: SF50912

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Security Operations Centre (SOC) Engineer at our Portsmouth site.

The role

As a SOC Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. you’ll be working to improve and maintain the security architecture and systems within the SOC by taking ownership and control of the SOC toolset. You’ll work to maintain and improve our security monitoring and analysis tools to ensure that we are always one step ahead.

Day to day, you’ll maintain the SOC tooling to ensure a smooth operation,

  • Accurate and up-to-date documentation on all SOC tooling
  • Patching schedule for SOC tooling
  • Ensuring the SOC has redundancy in its tooling and can continue working in, and recover from, a DR event
  • Support development/maintenance of high-fidelity alerts
  • Ensure that the SOC has the right tools to defend the network effectively and that redundant tools are identified
  • Essential experience of the SOC Engineer,

  • Proven experience within an IT security function.
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining security systems & SIEM tools
  • Demonstrable evidence of contributing Security subject matter expertise to projects and operations teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • This is a full-time role based onsite in Portsmouth.

    Qualifications for the SOC Engineer,

    Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Security/Assurance, Engineering or related field of study preferred; proven related experience and/or training (in addition to experience requirements below); or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

    The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS/SC (must be British Nationals) security clearance level for this role.

    Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day’s paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages.

    Babcock International

    For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

    If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

    Closing Date: 16/05/2023