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Cloud Security Engineer - Software Automation

Cloud Security Engineer - Software Automation

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As a member of the Cloud Security Automation team, you will collaborate with other security and

Operations teams to execute on strategic plans and develop tactical execution methodologies which improve the “protect, detect, and respond” capabilities of Splunk Cloud.

The prospective candidate has a strong passion to help enable Cloud Security to protect our organization,

Customers, and assets. You will work with Cloud operations teams, Splunk Global Security, incident responders, and threat intel teams, as well as security solution providers, to help improve the team's

Security posture and achieve success.

Cloud Security Engineers work with our partner teams to identify and develop sophisticated playbooks

New integrations with a wide range of security technologies and services. The role involves not only

developing the solutions but working with our internal customers and partners to improve their projects by providing mentorship on how to resolve technical issues and challenges. The prefer applicant enjoys the challenge of solving sophisticated problems and seeing results that generate success.


This role provides engineering and operational support for cutting edge security tools, as well as deploying and running services that make full use of both private and public cloud services.

The role is also responsible for Planning, Design, Testing, Deployment/Implementation, Break/Fix, Patching, Change Control and Service Maintenance/Support/Updates of high sophisticated systems to fulfill Splunk Cloud’s Business needs.

This role will provide security engineering support in the following areas:

  • Build reusable, testable, scalable, and efficient Python security automation that improve daily operations of Splunk Cloud.
  • Extend existing security services and platforms to enhance partner capabilities.
  • Identify use cases that can be built with existing tools and services to enhance both security automation and posture.
  • This role also includes supporting the definition of requirements that enable innovative

Integrations and solutions.

  • Collaborate on the evaluation and test solutions with the intent of improving Splunk’s overall risk posture.


  • Proficient in Python (or any programming/scripting language)
  • Proficient development skills, with experience in using REST APIs to integrate disparate security

technologies, CI/CD and Git

  • A strong foundation in the deployment of a wide range of security solutions. Experience in Linux and networking is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately assess problems and requests from multiple perspectives, analyze approach feasibility, and decide on the efficient course of action.
  • 5 or more years of experience in one or more of these critical areas: Information Security

Technology, Engineering, Operations

  • Strong ability to communicate data, facts, and analysis of the technical subject matter.
  • You will support collaboration when working on engineering’s goals and objectives.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Open to US remote but must work on US soil

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience in Agile Development practices
  • Knowledgeable in Test Driven Development (TDD) processes
  • Exposure to CIS, DTPR, PCI, and FedRAMP regulation

What We you.

The opportunity to work with a set of extraordinarily hardworking and dedicated peers, all the way from

Engineering and QA to product management and customer support. Splunk thrives with disruption and diversity.

A constant stream of new things for you to learn and an opportunity for growth and mentorship.

We Believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe mentors help both sides of the equation.

A stable, collaborative and supportive work environment.

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

Without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the applicants are applying.

For job positions in the Bay Area, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!

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