Security Specialist – Logging Specialist

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  1. Contract
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Basel
  6. Financial Services


SIEM, Log management, Linux/Unix, Qradar, Sentinel

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As one of the premier suppliers to our international banking client in Basel, Swisslinx are looking for an expeienced Security Specialist with knowledge with log management and SIEM tools to work in a small and highly experienced business facing team on a contract basis. The client is open to wait for the right candidate.

This is a 12 month contract running with chance to extend, sometimes up to five years.

Through this role, you will help the SEA team improve SIEM rules (QRadar, Sentinel), assist with advanced detections, support platform maintenance, develop device configuration standards, and ensure quality log collection.

Your responsibilities will include the following:
• Create parsers in QRadar.
• Assist with rule generation in QRadar and Sentinel.
• Validate log sources are logging correctly.
• Work with the SOC (and business areas) to ensure key devices are producing logs in compliance with policy and standards.
• Assist with improving the Bank’s overall logging strategy.
• Assisting with maintenance and upgrades.

In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following skills and experience:
• Experience with log management and SIEM solutions in an enterprise environment, such as ideally with QRadar, Azure Sentinel and Windows Event Forwarding, or similar tools (Splunk, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Fluentd, Rsyslog, Syslog-ng).
• Experience in Cybersecurity would be ideal or System /Infrastructure loggin background could be considered.
• Knowledge with Linux/Unix logging (e.g., syslog, journalctl, auditd).
• Ability to digest and understand user requirements and implement them “properly” in an existing tech stack.

The following is nice to have:
• Experience with scripting or programming languages.
• Knowledge of platforms such as ServiceNOW.
• Knowledge of Unix-like platform administration.
• Experience in maintaining applications in an enterprise environment.
• Troubleshooting experience.

Please note interviews would be conducted via video call, however the role is based 100% in Switzerland. Our client offers:

• The opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment on a long-term basis
• 50% working from home
• 20 days working remotely from abroad per year
• Modern office in central Basel (50 minutes direct train from Zurich) with subsidised canteen

Are you interested to work in an international environment in one of the most important financial companies worldwide? Then apply now! We look forward to receiving your full application before the deadline on Monday 27th May.

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