3rd Line Cyber Engineer

Corsham, UK
Security Engineer
Posted 4 months ago

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Role Title 3rd Line Cyber Engineer
Location: Corsham

We are looking for a Cyber Engineer to join Airbus Protect in Corsham. This will be in our Cyber Security SOC team, reporting to our Head of SOC Technical Management

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Eligibility to gain UK DV Security Clearance 

TRAVEL REQUIRED: Frequent travel within UK


Financial Reward: Competitive salary, annual profit share, contributory pension, share options, car leasing scheme, free onsite parking, season ticket loan, tax-free technology scheme, discounted shopping and much more

Work/Life Balance: 37 hour week, flexible working around core hours and Friday afternoons off, up to 2 additional days per month as TOIL, option to buy/sell holiday

Personal Development: Personalised development plan, Airbus Leadership University and unlimited access to 10,000+ E-learning courses, internal mobility including international opportunities

Health & Wellbeing: Wellbeing benefits (including 24/7 online GP and mental health support), Employee Assistance Programme, discounted family health / dental insurance / eye tests, cycle-to-work scheme, on-site canteen and coffee shop, lunchtime yoga / meditation 

Family and Caregiving: Life assurance, enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and caregiving

Our world is changing. And so are we. From our commitment to zero-carbon flight (#ZEROe) to cleaning up space, sustainability is at the heart of our purpose. 

The role of the 3L Onsite Engineer will be to provide support for the system maintenance, monitoring activity, the account management of system(s) and components of the platform.
You will be required to provide an agreed level of support to the On Site Domain Admin role in their absence.  
It will also be your responsibility to ensure the SOC MRO Team in Newport can cover the OSE Engineer (yourself) in your absence.

This role is varied with no one day looking the same which means you get to utilize all your skills and if there are any areas you feel you need more training in, Airbus can provide support for this
You will also have the opportunity to work on a high profile, exclusive MoD project which Airbus has secured!

This role is based around Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm so no shift work and the on-call rota is 1-4 so you get weekends to yourself as well!



  • Support SOC Engineers & Analyst activity.
  • Supports change & release management activity.
  • Ensure scheduled maintenance and patching is approved & delivered within KPI/SLA’s.
  • Produce reports covering SLA Performance, System Performance, Obsolescence, Risk & System availability.
  • System Maintenance, including remote (standalone) platforms.
  • Support the authority with scheduled patching activity, limited to advice and guidance.
  • Liaising with Newport MRO to provide support for daily checks and health status of systems.
  • Monitoring of audit and security logs for breaches and malware across all Zones available.
  • System backups/Restore of the SOC Tooling.
  • Deploy approved patches/software fixes and policy updates.

The role requires an experienced Cyber Engineer with a strong networking background and ideally have worked on MoD contracts before
We are open to what industries you have previously worked in, however you must be comfortable with working autonomously and be self motivated

  • Splunk knowledge/experience would be highly advantageous
  • Experience carrying out scheduled maintenance and patching to approved deadlines
  • Previous SOC systems maintenance experience

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need and we’ll always do our best to accommodate your request. 

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process – you can share this with your Talent Acquisition Partner if you are invited to interview. Examples may include (but not exclusive to) accessible facilities

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