Lead Data Engineer-Splunk SIEM & Cyber Platforms BPDTS Ltd

Reference BPDTS 34.18
Number of vacancies 1
Location London, Leeds, or Manchester
Salary Up to £97,286
Work hours 37.5
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

Our flexible benefits package includes employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more..

Closing date 31 October 2018

Job description

Lead Data Engineer: Splunk SIEM & Cyber Platforms– up to £97,286  work/life balance and excellent benefits package, London, Leeds or Manchester.

Do you want to be part of something really big?

Are you Lead Data Engineer with Splunk SIEM and Cyber Security seeking a new challenge?
Are you able to lead the way data engineering to the next level  ?
Are you ready to join us in a massive digital challenge?
Then look no further, we’d love to hear from you!

We are looking for a Lead Data Engineer with Splunk SIEM and Cyber Security to work with us on in a once-in-a-generation digital transformation. Our people work on projects that are revolutionising products and services that are used by millions of people every day.

We know that better digital services in government will mean better public services. Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies – and putting the user at the centre of everything we do – we create innovative digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users.

We’re looking for a  Lead Data Engineer with Splunk SIEM and Cyber Security to support the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), in implementing change and improvements, including defining requirements on some of the UK’s biggest public-facing services.

You’ll be working alongside product owners as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver a “world class service” designed for people who use them in line with the governments’ Digital service standard.

You and your role

As a Lead Data Engineer you are an expert in your field and will role model data engineering practices across the Data Engineering community.

Leading the Data Engineering community to build in quality to the data products and services, using industry best practices.

You will have proven experience working in a large scale data driven organisation, leading design, build, test and deployment activities for data services that are focused on self-service and data quality.

  You will be a key player in the senior leadership team in the development, identification, future planning and delivery of data services the Department offers to its customers across Government and Private sector organisations.

  You will drive the build of our Data Engineering capability by providing technical leadership to a large multi-disciplined team and provide career development for our Data Engineering Community.

As a Lead Data Engineer you will lead a large number of multi-functional delivery teams, to deliver robust data services to DWP, other Government Departments and Private sector partners.

What are we looking for?

Expert level experience acting as a technical authority for the integration of new security capability to a growing platform and the associated technical and organisational governance required.
Significant experience in codifying and organising technical dependencies and relationships between stakeholders
Expert knowledge of Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security (Qualifications: Splunk Certifications, ISC/2, CISSP/CISM, CEH certification or equivalent experience / skills)
Expert ability to monitor and manage platform performance, optimization, capacity and outages and trouble shoot any technical problems across multiple domains
Expert level experience and successful track record of design, build and operations of cyber security services in large scale organisations
Expert level experience of security products and countermeasure techniques, including firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Advanced Persistent Threat detection, Incident Response tools, Vulnerability Scanning & Management, Secure Content Delivery Networks, PKI services, encryption and authentication techniques
Experience of leading and improving complex, multi-disciplinary teams responsible for delivering robust, timely and accurate data products and services

Where you’ll work

We have easy-to-reach digital hubs in London , Leeds and Manchester and a huge, talented tech presence including lots of Data Engineers across the UK.

We offer a flexible benefits package, including a cycle to work scheme and family friendly perks such as a generous annual leave allowance which can all be tailored to your lifestyle. You’ll also be in line for a very competitive salary, employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more.

For exceptional candidates the maximum salary may be negotiable depending on your skills, experience and ability.

Building our future

We believe the work we do really matters, so we’re serious about investing in your ability.

You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills and experience you’ll acquire on the job, as well as the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across the tech community and via our coaching and mentoring programmes.

Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the ‘Job Spec’ button.

You’ll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you’ll upload a CV.

If you have any questions or you want to discuss this opportunity please contact me via tia.nicholas@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

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