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Threat Hunt and Intel Intern - Remote (Summer 2021)

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The Threat Hunt and Intelligence Intern works with Threat Hunting and Intelligence team in our fast-growing Global Security Operations organization. You will assist in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of intelligence to support both tactical and strategic internal customers. As a member of THI, you will work with our multi-functional teams to ensure that Splunk is always prepared for emergent threats.

We are a passionate team who has fun, enjoys a good laugh but above all else thinks security first!


  • Contribute to research and publication of various types of scheduled and ad-hoc work products in support of our SOC and CIRT missions
  • Provide after-hours intelligence support during Incidents
  • Investigate, analyze and drive operationalization of Threat Actor Group tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Consolidate threat intelligence from various sources to deliver actionable insights
  • Drive priority and impact assessments of Splunk's Security Posture as it relates to emergent threats
  • Build internal presentations from the results of your work
  • Creation of detailed process documentation
  • Uncover opportunities for improvement through automation and process change


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in computer science, information security or related discipline or equivalent practical work experience.
  • Experience performing searching and reporting with Splunk
  • Familiarity with Threat Intel Platforms (TIPs)
  • Understanding of how DNS, DHCP, Email, and other common services work
  • Ability to reduce large datasets into meaningful information
  • Tenacious attention to detail
  • Efficient presentation skills for varied audiences
  • Strong critical thinking and limited bias are vital for this role as you will need to advise decision-makers on the best course of action based on often incomplete and subjective information.

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.

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