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Cyber Security - Platform Engineer

  • Sky
  • Milan, Monte Penice
  • 14/05/2024
Full time Broadcast Engineering Engineering

Job Description

As part of the Sky Italia cyber security team, you will be end-to-end responsible for the implementation and operation of our strategy in security monitoring and endpoint protection, designing and managing our strategic cybersecurity platforms/tooling from a regional perspective.

You work in a cross-territorial team within our local Cybersecurity Oversight & Engineering team, which is a part of our Group-wide Cyber Fusion Centre, working across markets in a holistic, global vision.

Main responsabilities:

  • Manage and support design, development and maintenance of the Sky Group Cyber Fusion Centre cyber security monitoring and reporting tooling/platforms.
  • By collaborating with your team - implement innovative dashboarding to improve the way we make decisions.
  • Produce high quality, actionable insights through analytics and cutting-edge predictive algorithms.
  • Work as a self-starter and be actively curious about what numbers are telling us and how they can be actioned upon to improve our security posture, process effectiveness and operational understanding. 
  • Produce strategic views of our data and enable our teams to make better decisions using the data and telemetry available to us.
  • Develop and maintain a clean, elegant and well thought out monitoring solution that allows the aggregation and correlation of data from the various cyber security platforms already in use across the cyber fusion centre.
  • Work with colleagues across various disciplines and different regions to pull together holistic insights – this will include analytics, research, and the ability to take complex data sets and turn them into clear simple insights through an innovative dashboarding programme.


  • Preferred a master degree in Computer Science or Telecommunication Engineering (or equivalent education).
  • Proven experience in Cyber Security (at least 2-3 years of qualified experience, in a large enterprise environment or consultancy firms).
  • Experience in deploying / implementing security event monitoring solutions (based on SIEM or SIEM-like, such as Splunk, Microsoft Sentinel, …) across large corporate environments.
  • Deep knowledge and/or proven experience in endpoint protection solutions/platforms (i.e.: EDR, XDR, …).
  • Excellent understanding of Cloud services and architectures.
  • Technical hands-on skills on Palo Alto XSOAR or other SOAR platforms.
  • Good knowledge of main authentication protocols, network communication and encryption mechanism, privileged access management solution
  • Good knowledge of main operating systems (Linux, Windows)
  • Strong academic qualifications with a focus on development or engineering.
  • Insight Experience: candidate must have experience in turning complex data into comprehensive and actionable insights.
  • A passion for technology with skills and/or basic knowledge about following technologies/standards in data manipulation, archiving or exchange : Python, Databases (Oracle, MS SQL, …), JSON, REST API, XML, …
  • Previous experience in advanced data analytics tooling/languages such as Excel, Power BI, SQL.
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision while being resilient to change.
  • Languages: Italian (native), English (full proficiency)

Soft skills:

  • Ability to create and maintain positive business relationships.
  • Ability to constructively and proactively interact with other structures, suppliers and stakeholders, respecting needs of each role.
  • Flexibility, autonomy, speed; proactive and highly assertive candidate, with a strong goal orientation.