Arcsight Specialist | DV | High Level Security Clearance

Category: Cyber Security
Main location: United Kingdom, England - South West, Reading
Position ID: J1122-2774
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is a global Technology service provider and business consultancy who were recently voted by Forbes Magazine as a top 100 employer. We focus on evolution and doing complex things well - Working side-by-side with our clients, harnessing technologies with practical innovation to transform, enable, protect, and deliver mission critical systems

We are looking for an Arcsight Specialist to join our team based in Reading/Basingstoke . The Arcsight Specialist will be involved on several high-level projects, leading on the analysis and blocking of security threats. You will be creating custom Flex/Regx Connectors as well as creating and maintaining design and support documentation.

Due to the secure nature of the programme/role, you will need to hold the highest level of UK Security Clearance, or be eligible to go through National Security Vetting to obtain this clearance

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Arcsight Specialist will be responsible for the following activities:
- Configure, maintain and support ArcSight SIEM toolset (ESM, SmartConnectors, Logger and ArcMC)
- Investigating/resolving issues with ArcSight SIEM toolset
- Create, maintain, and troubleshoot filters for SmartConnectors and ESM
- Creating\supporting bespoke custom (Flex/Regx) Connectors

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of Arcsight as well as any other SIEM tools. You will also have a good working knowledge of RHEL and Windows Operating systems. Experience with scripting such as VBScripts and Powershell would also be advantageous.

CGI was voted a ‘Best Workplace’ by Great Place To Work in 2021, and offers a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3% + 3% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee. We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring more women to pursue careers in our sector. We won ‘Best Tech Employer’ at the 2022 Women in Tech Employer Awards.



  • ARC
  • Windows
  • Security gateways

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI—where your ideas and actions make a difference.