SIEM Engineer – Security Operations – F&R, Thomson Reuters, Nottingham UK

  • Full Time
  • Nottingham
  • Location: Nottingham
  • Title: SIEM Engineer – Security Operations - F&R
  • Salary: Competitive

Website Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization

This role sits within our Financial & Risk (“F&R”) business.  On January 30, 2018, Thomson Reuters announced that it signed a definitive agreement to enter into a strategic partnership with private equity funds managed by Blackstone related to the company’s F&R business. As part of the transaction, Thomson Reuters has agreed to sell a 55% majority stake in Financial & Risk and will retain a 45% interest in the business.  Thomson Reuters will maintain full ownership of its Legal, Tax & Accounting and the Reuters News businesses. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of the year and is subject to specified regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. When the transaction closes, this role will be included in the new F&R entity.  Further information on this can be found at

The Information Security Risk Management (ISRM) group protects the information assets of Thomson Reuters through managing risk, deploying effective security risk framework and ensuring regulatory compliance.  This role will sit within the Security Operations group which provides protects and defends the F&R enterprise. The SIEM Engineer – Security Operations will be responsible for the implementation and daily management of the Security Information and Event Management toolsets.

The ideal candidate will have a background in IBM QRadar and Resilient security tools.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsible for the overall success of the SIEM platform
Responds to requirements from the SOC and CIRT
Maintains the health and lifecycle of the SIEM security systems
Creates and maintains documentation to support platform
Identifies and implements Security Orchestration and Automation processes for manual incident response activities
Participates as a key team member for F&R’s 24×7 Security Operations Team

Qualifications / Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Security/similar major or 4+ years of related field experience
Experience as a system integrator on large complex deployments.
UNIX / Linux deployment experience
Understanding of REST API development
General scripting proficiency (i.e. BASH, Python, Perl, etc.)
Solid understanding of network transport protocols and services (TCP/IP, Syslog, ODBC, SFTP, SSH, PKI, etc.)
Knowledge of SIEM products.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Evening and weekend hours expected during incidents
Travel (including international) may be required up to 15%.

Desired Characteristics:

Hands on experience implementing and managing IBM’s QRadar and Resilient tools are strongly preferred
Any of the following professional certifications are a plus: CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional. CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker, CompTIA Security +, SANS GIAC

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance – and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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