Security Analyst


Malmesbury, Wiltshire


  • You will provide operational support for our key Cyber Security toolsets with a focus on SIEM tools
  • The role involves managing/tuning of existing toolsets as well as helping to deliver new controls and tools into our environment. A key focus will be on tuning and writing new rules for our SIEM platform.

Market Overview

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview

It’s no secret that our intellectual property is massively critical to our success. But how do we keep it from the prying eyes of the bad guys? Dyson’s Cyber Security department works tirelessly to keep our secrets secret and our crown jewels locked up, using world class technologies to stay one step ahead of the game. We think like hackers and try and anticipate their every move, researching the latest threats and exploring every angle. The Security Architecture team design the technology solutions that keep us at the top of our game, refining our processes, stressing our systems, and making sure we’re well honed. It’s a tireless job, but the bad guys don’t rest.


  • Actively monitor and respond to security events.
  • Conduct security event and trend analysis to support the production of reports and statistics.
  • Monitor and maintain a SIEM platform periodically, prioritising high risk events for investigation.  
  • Maintain key Cyber security systems ensuring various robust layers of protection including SIEM, IPS/IDS, Anti-Virus, Encryption, Data Loss Prevention, SEG.
  • Provide technical security advice to projects  
  • Keep abreast of security advisories and alerts, information on security trends and practices, and laws and regulations.
  • Confidently follow an Incident Response Plan whilst engaging with key stakeholders.


  • Experience in the delivery, maintenance or analysis of a SIEM tool.
  • Expert knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across computer platforms.
  • Ability to communicate on both a technical and non-technical level to a variety of audiences.  
  • Understanding/experience of PCI DSS, ISO27001 or other similar compliance standards.
  • Knowledge of security-specific architecture methodology.
  • Knowledge of the ITIL framework/proven ability with policy/standard implementation.
  • Professional security management certification is desirable, SSCP, CISSP or CHFI .
  • Microsoft Certification (MCP, MCSA, MSCE, etc.) is desirable.

Benefits Overview

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sports centre Free on-site parking
  • Lift share scheme
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discount on Dyson machines

Posted: 19-Oct-2017

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