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Security and Risk Management

Security Operations Engineer

  • - Hybrid Remote

Security Sustainability is responsible for maintaining the overall security posture and the improvement of security services operating in both our IT and cloud environments. We are security and software engineers who engage with product and infrastructure teams at every level, helping address a litany of security challenges. Our goal is to make the Splunk environments more secure, transparent, and robust for Splunk's service owners and Cloud customers to operate in.

You Will:

  • Provide security service maintenance, change control, support, information protection, system resiliency, and break fix.
  • Support security teams by driving and delivering new security functionality based on security objectives
  • Maintain the engineering team’s ability to detect and respond to critical security service delivery issues.
  • Assist with technical evaluations to identify coverage gaps in existing information security toolsets.
  • Support business owners and their security solution(s) that reduce risk.
  • We work with other Cyber Security teams to efficiently run and develop security monitoring, sensor enrichment, and tuning solutions.
  • Ensure services are functioning withing agreed upon Service and Operational Level Agreements.
  • Maintain operational runbooks to deliver security services.

Nice to Haves:

  • Knowledge of AWS or GCP cloud public cloud computing
  • Knowledge of SIEM and SOAR products, namely Splunk and Phantom
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools, including Kubernetes, CI/CD, and/or Git
  • Operations experience in driving security and compliance
  • Understand GDPR regulations and the protections afforded customers and employees

You Are:

  • A quick learner of new technology
  • A driven person who understands what is measured - is important
  • Driven to improve processes and strive for their continuous improvement
  • Passionate about new technologies with a desire to learn and understand them
  • Experience with compliance frameworks like SOC2, PCI and/or FedRAMP is a bonus
  • Based in Costa Rica

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 candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Splunk's Hiring Practices
Splunk turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. If you need assistance or an accommodation to apply or during the hiring process, please let us know by completing our Accommodation Request form.

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Splunk is committed to the health and safety of our employees and customers. We comply with local, state/territory, and federal regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the countries in which we operate. Splunk provides reasonable medical, religious, or other legally required accommodations for eligible employees.

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