SIEM Administrator

MERCK spol. s r.o.

Place of work
Dvořákovo nábrežie 4, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

For the Merck EU Security Operations Center (SOC), covering the European time zone located in Bratislava we are looking for a talented individual who has SIEM experience and wants to become a Splunk expert.

Key accountabilities:

• Development and administration of the Splunk platform, including installation, upgrades and other applicable changes.
• Develop reliable, efficient queries that will feed custom Alert, Dashboards and Reports
• Populate Splunk from 3rd party data sources.
• Performing root cause analysis on the SIEM platform outages and recommending actions to prevent recurrence
• Provide verbal and written reporting on SIEM coverage, infrastructure health and possible improvement areas

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Work Experience:

• Prior experience with SIEM administration
• Experience in field of IT mandatory.
• Basic Linux and Windows admin experience.
• Basic scripting, the ability to understand maintenance scripts, cron jobs etc.

Job-Specific Competencies & Skills:

• English language on a level where you can understand instructions and respond to requests.
• Knowledge of IT and Cyber Security concepts
• Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Highly developed interpersonal and teamwork skills


Brief description of the company

Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees in 66 countries work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions.

Your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold as our product portfolio. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams, and take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society.

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

MERCK spol. s r.o.
Dvořákovo nábrežie 4
810 06 Bratislava
ID: 3258151   Dátum zverejnenia: 17.1.2018