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Role

As a member of the Cloud Security 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 ideal candidate has a passion for developing security solutions and capabilities that enable Cloud Security to protect our organization, customers, and assets. You will work with Cloud operations teams, Splunk Global Security, incident responders, threat intel teams, as well as security solution providers, to help improve the team's security capabilities and achieve success.

Cloud Security Engineers work with our partner teams to identify and develop sophisticated playbooks and 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 ideal candidate enjoys the challenge of solving complex problems and seeing results that generate success.

Responsibilities

This role provides engineering and operational support for cutting edge security tools, as well as architecting, deploying and running services that make full use of public cloud services. The role is also responsible for Planning, Design, Testing, Deployment, and Support of highly-complex security systems to fulfill Splunk Cloud’s business needs. This role will provide security engineering in the following areas:

  • Build reusable, testable, scalable, and efficient Python/Go-based security automation that improves daily operations of Splunk Cloud.
  • Extend existing security services and platforms to enhance security capabilities.
  • Enable partner teams by training and mentoring on security subjects and on opportunities to optimize secure automation.
  • 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.

Requirements

  • Proficient development and automation skills, with experience in using REST APIs to integrate disparate security technologies. Technologies include: Go, Python, Ruby, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, or CloudFormation
  • A strong foundation in the deployment of a wide range of security solutions. Experience in Linux and cloud-based infrastructure is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately assess problems and requests from multiple perspectives, analyze approach feasibility, and decide on the efficient course of action.
  • A proven understanding of Kubernetes multi-tenant deployments at scale. This includes security, hardening, policies, and deployment in infrastructures such as Amazon EKS or Google Cloud Platform GKE.
  • 7 or more years of security experience in one or more of these critical areas: Information Security Technology, Engineering, Operations, Technology Infrastructure and Proof of Concept - testing labs.
  • Strong ability to communicate data, facts, and analysis of technical subject matter.
  • This is a FULLY REMOTE, US-based position. We encourage applicants anywhere in the US!
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Splunk, DevOps tools, CI/CD, and/or Git
  • Multiple relevant security certifications (CISSP, CISA, etc.)
  • Understand CIS, GDPR, PCI and FedRAMP regulations and the protections afforded customers and employees

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.

(Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $115,000. You may also be
eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits. Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).
 
 
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