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Principal Engineer, Solutions Architecture

Primary Location: Remote - United Kingdom (All Other)


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Cybersecurity Principal Engineer

When our customers are looking for IT consulting expertise, where else would they turn but to the company driving human progress through technology? Our Solutions Architecture team within Professional Services are experts in package customization and integration as well as total, end-to-end solutions in targeted industry segments. After thorough consultation with our customers and careful analysis, we develop new IT systems or replace existing systems that support customers’ strategic, operational and financial goals.

Dell Technologies' commitment to serving our customers is second only to our desire to protect our customers. This strategic role will bring cybersecurity expertise to focus on the risks that impact our global customer base. Working with a team of Incident Responders and Threat Intel analysts, you shall be responsible for not only remediating high severity security incidents, but also play a key role in contributing towards initiatives like Threat Hunting, Digital Forensics and Threat Intelligence. You get to do all this while enjoying the company of team members in a culture where new ideas and calculated risks are strongly encouraged and appreciated.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a Cybersecurity Principal Engineer on our Solutions Architecture team in the UK.


What you’ll achieve

The Cybersecurity Senior Principal Engineer must be a strong leader in the security field with proven technical skills and experience in researching, validating and responding to advanced threat actors. The ideal candidate will be a Subject Matter Expert in Cybersecurity Threat Detection and Analysis, Incident Response and Digital Forensics. In this role, the candidate will leverage all available data sources, security tools and threat trends and, combining security monitoring and analysis techniques, will identify attacks against the organizations. Such efforts are intended to determine the source of the threat, the extent to which client assets have been compromised, recommendations for, and assistance with remediation. The role is multi-faceted, and will call upon your Threat Hunting, Automation and Team Leadership and Mentoring abilities.


You will:

  • Conduct advanced technical investigations for critical incidents paying attention to specific analysis and fast remediation advice with a focus on improving the customer security posture.  Effectively manage and remediate any Incident irrespective of the environment (Corp or Cloud)

  • Conduct Forensic analysis of infected hosts or analyze network traffic to identify attacker activity.  Handle specific forensic and malware analysis, as well as complex log analysis requests

  • Perform event correlation review through incoming data feeds, ticketing systems and security alert mechanisms.  Provide context on complex security incidents from Customer and other available resources, collect and assemble data, as well as contribute to technical reports

  • Utilize in-depth technical knowledge to design procedures for the detection of threat actor’s behavior, as well as develop and implement standard technical procedures (runbooks) to be used by the Security Monitoring team for day to day operations.  Make recommendations for remediation and process improvements and for applying MITRE ATT&CK and NIST framework aligned strategies to the Customer’s environment

  • Work as an internal DFIR subject matter expert for other departments, including internal teams.  Mentor and train members of the Detection and Monitoring team on how to conduct Incident Response effectively


Take the first step towards your dream career
Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • Multiple security certifications from the following:

    - SANS GCIA, GCIH

- CCNA, CCIE, NGFW Specialization

- GREM, GCFE, OSCP (Threat Hunting specialist)

  • Typically requires 5+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree;
  • Solid knowledge of Incident Response, Traffic and Malware Analysis, Forensics, and analysis of security and infrastructure logs; Understanding of SIEM, IDS/IPS, Web Gateway, DLP, Firewall, Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Security solutions, Linux and Windows operating systems, Cloud, Web/Email services, Honeypots, Sinkholes and Malware Sandbox Technologies; Understanding of threat intelligence and threat modeling concepts; Experience in conducting network traffic analysis and the detection of malicious code on endpoint systems
  • Experience in working with ticketing systems, escalations and crisis situations and continual service /operational improvement; Understanding of vulnerability and exploit analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of cybersecurity components, principles, practices, and procedures; Leverage big data analysis to provide customer environment insight; Understanding of computer network exploitation (CNE) and computer network defense (CND) concepts; Ability to research about targeted threat groups and their tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP)

Desirable Requirements

  • Industry certification from vendors: ISC2, GIAC, EC-Council, Cisco, Juniper, CompTIA, ITIL, Unix, Microsoft, Oracle, etc.

  • Previous experience delivering end-to-end cybersecurity incident response solutions

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.

Application closing date: 14.12.2020

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.

Job ID: R076787

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