Madrid, M, ES

Security Platform Engineer - SIEM and Log Analytics (Hybrid option)

Join a team of cybersecurity professionals and help Swiss Re to fulfil its mission in making the world more resilient. As a Security Platform Engineer - SIEM and Log Analytics, you'll be immersed in a challenging project, promoting good development practices, and establishing an engineering culture as part a team focus on Security engineering and data source onboarding. What's more, we are working in a hybrid setup, balancing work from home and the office premises.

About the team

The Security Platform Engineering team is the focal point for all security activities across Swiss Re. We are responsible for cybersecurity engineering and operations, governance, risk, and compliance, and defining as well as advancing the company's security strategy. We focus on onboarding and maintaining data sources and the SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) system, ensuring that they are properly configured and integrated with the overall security monitoring program


In your role, you will…


  • Design, implement, and integrate systems and back-end components to help us keep our environment secure
  • Work with workflow automation tools, process optimisation methodologies, data analytics and machine learning tools, SOAR platforms, custom integrations, and workflows, and ITSM frameworks.
  • Collaborate with other IT teams to ensure that security-related data is being collected and analysed by the SIEM system from all relevant sources.
  • Create custom scripts, plugins, or modules to extend the functionality of the SIEM system and integrate it with other security tools and technologies.
  • Working closely with other security professionals, including analysts and incident responders, to ensure that the SIEM system is integrated into the organization's overall security program.
  • Contribute to the setup, configuration, and support of security platforms
  • Have a chance to learn more about information security

Your qualifications

Nobody meets 100% of our requirements. If you, however, meet some of the criteria below and are curious about the world of vulnerability management inside a well-established cybersecurity infrastructure, we'll be more than happy to meet you!

What we need from you

  • Passion, drive, and a belief in the value of information security as an enabler of business performance
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in information security or a related field, with a focus on SIEM system design, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Experience with security information management systems such as ELK, Splunk, or Azure Sentinel.
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP, including knowledge of cloud security best practices and compliance requirements.
  • Knowledge of common programming languages such as Python to assist with the development and customization of SIEM solutions.
  • Familiarity with data analysis and visualization tools such as Excel, Power BI, or Kibana to assist with the analysis and reporting of security data.
  • Effective communication skills in spoken and written English


  • A degree in Computer Science or comparable knowledge
  • Understanding of technologies related to information security
  • Experience with diverse IT technologies
  • Experience with security-related tools such as vulnerability scanners or intrusion detection/prevention systems
  • Experience with agile development and DevOps methodologies

What can you look forward to?

  • Attractive annual bonus
  • Additional days of vacations
  • Company stock options
  • Space for professional growth, including leadership and language courses, for instance
  • Flexible working hours – own the way you work – and home office
  • And more!


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About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.



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