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Security and Risk Management

Manager-Cyber Security Engineering and Operations (US Remote OK)


We are seeking a Security Operations and Engineering (SecEng) manager to support the strategic direction of Splunk Global Security, protecting the company as it becomes a multibillion dollar business. In this role you will lead both our Security Operations and Engineering teams. The role is multi-functional, and you will be leading efforts to protect Splunk infrastructure. Key to your success is blending business insight with the vision to deliver security services that optimize the hyper-growth nature of Splunk while guarding its assets, people, and processes from a range of threat actors.


  • Lead a team of highly technical operations security engineers
  • Pursue operational strategies to scale SecEng operations
  • Build partnerships between SecEng and other Splunk business units to protect Splunk products, infrastructure and systems
  • Design solutions and strategies to enable sustainable solutions to sophisticated security problems
  • Execute on our security strategy with a scalable approach balancing building tools internally, use of open source and commercial solutions
  • Engagement with the Threat and Vulnerability team to remediate findings
  • Liaise with internal Compliance teams to ensure that appropriate solutions are in place to meet compliance requirements
  • Provide leadership and mentoring including technical and career development for team members
  • Some travel may be required for work with the leadership team, planning and other activities


  • 7+ years of experience in information security and 3+ years leading a Security Engineering and/or Security Operations teams
  • 5+ years of experience in a medium to large sized security organization with a large cloud footprint
  • Hands-on experience developing and operating security solutions
  • Maintain current knowledge of threat landscape, attacker techniques and mitigations
  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure and application security concepts and tools
  • Experience partnering with members of the security community including security consulting firms and security researchers
  • A blend of both strategic and hands-on.
  • Ability to evolve security strategy based on research, data, business direction, and industry trends
  • Use a data driven approach to report on security posture and influence decision making
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • B.A./B.S (or equivalent work experience)
  • You are eligible to work in the United States without company sponsorship
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