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Senior Security Engineer, Workforce IAM (US Remote Available)

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About the Role

As a member of Splunk’s Workforce Identity and Access Management (Workforce IAM) team, the Senior Security Engineer will be responsible for implementing identity services and platforms, mainly Okta and Directory Services. You must have a proven track record in delivering identity solutions that are functional, secure, scalable, and reliable. Your work will not only dramatically improve Splunk’s security posture, but also improve workforce productivity. This role will work with the Senior Manager of Identity and Access Management.


  • Lead the design, engineering, and deployment of Directory Services (i.e. Active Directory) and Okta
  • Participate in or lead troubleshooting and incident resolution of complex high severity incidents
  • Analyze the current environment to identify technical and operational opportunities and develop continuous improvement action plans
  • Participate in disaster recovery, capacity planning, performance monitoring, and maintenance to ensure high availability
  • Understand and adhere to standard operational processes to ensure audibility and compliance with industry standards (SOX, GDPR, UKCE etc.)
  • Build relationships with the other teams in the Splunk Global Security organization, but also across the company
  • Mentor and train others in the use and functionality of the IAM services


  • 8+ year of experience in IAM with 3+ years of experience in implementing, integrating, and supporting end-to-end Directory Services and Okta solutions
  • Hands-on production experiences with Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Okta
  • Experience in various authentication standards such as SAML, OAuth, SCIM, OpenID Connect and FIDO2
  • Experience in security and implementation standards such as the least privilege, privileged access management and passwordless authentication
  • Good understanding of the overall infrastructure including data centers, networking, load balancers, and how all the components interact
  • Familiarity with PKI, Public Certificate Authorities, OpenSSL, Hashicorp Stack (e.g. Vault)
  • Development experience with at least one program language (e.g. PowerShell, Python, Java)
  • Familiarity with DevOps and CI/CD Pipelines
  • Experience with Terraform (preferably the Okta provider) is a plus

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field required or equivalent work experience
  • CISSP, CISM, or equivalent certification preferred

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.

Note: Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location. Please note that the base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base pay will vary based on factors such as work location as set out below, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation and may be eligible for equity or long-term cash awards.

Benefits are an important part of Splunk's Total Rewards package. This role is eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, an ESPP and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at

Base Pay Range

SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro, and New York City Metro Area

Base Pay Range: $147,200.00 - 202,400.00 per year

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts

Base Pay Range: $132,000.00 - 181,500.00 per year

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area.

Base Pay Range: $124,000.00 - 170,500.00 per year

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 does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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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