3 000 EUR

Cyber Security Automation Engineer / Developer

MERCK spol. s r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
based on agreement
Total wage (gross)
3 000 EUR

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

- Main task will be Integration and Automation of Security processes e.g. simple script to pull leaked credentials from our Threat Intelligence provider – a JSON object with username:password pairs, match such against our Active Directory. If the user in question still uses the password - which is now part of online available breached password dump, disable the user account, send user’s manager an email of this action taken to protect security of our company.
- Integrate Security Incident and Event Management (Splunk, ELK), Security Automation and Orchestration (Demisto) and Threat Intelligence tools with enterprise systems e.g. REST call/LDAP query/PowerShell script to pull information or perform action against Active Directory/AntiVirus platform/Email Gateway.
- Maintenance of Incident Response systems e.g. error checking, cluster configuration, change management, upgrades.
- Supporting the Security Operations Center in their incident response e.g. Security Analyst would like a button in his IR tool which will perform a portscan of investigated machine and output open ports in his dashboard, around 3 lines to execute nmap with the IP from the incident, another 2 lines to format the retrieved data, around 2 hours of troubleshooting and testing.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

3000 EUR, gross

Employee perks, benefits

- Flexible working hours and Work from home arrangement that suits your needs. No one cares whether you start at 6am or 10am.
- Eur 3,000 base pay, bonus, language training.
- Opportunity for you to work with technologies/concepts which are the future of Cyber Security: Automation, Orchestration, Machine Learning, Cyber Defense, SIEM.
- Ability to work independently and shape the future of the department, you will be the architect, analyst and developer - as long as the team can understand your work and it is efficient.

Information about the selection process

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Experience in scripting/programming and REST APIs to integrate with various technologies.

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

- Soft-Skills: methodical, analytical thinking, good problem-solving skills, able to use diplomacy to achieve goals when navigating the corporate jungle.
- Technical-Skills:
o Experience in scripting/programming and REST APIs to integrate with various technologies.
o Knowledge of regular expressions, web services, TCP/IP and web protocols.
o Strong troubleshooting skills - ability to dissect traffic e.g. tcpdump,wireshark, use of a web proxy to modify calls when troubleshooting integrations.
o Mostly Python and JS is used, but good knowledge of any language is transferable.
o Knowledge of Cyber Security concepts, understanding of attack methodology to be able to discern significant events or to understand the requirements.


Brief description of the company

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

MERCK spol. s r.o.
Dvořákovo nábrežie 4
810 06 Bratislava
ID: 3658635   Dátum zverejnenia: 3.5.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   3000 EUR, gross