Senior Splunk Engineer | Remote, USA at Optiv Security in Frisco, Texas

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Job Description:

At Optiv, we're on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure. We're one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry.

In your role at Optiv, you'll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cybersecurity. We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients' needs come from working hard together. As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations. Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow. We're proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world.

Who we are looking for:

The Sr. Splunk Engineer works as a member of the Cyber Operations Team. The primary focus for this role is to act as a Subject Matter Expert for Splunk and be able to configure, manage, operate and administrate the platform for managed SIEM. The successful candidate will possess deep technical knowledge on a number of security technologies; have a solid understanding of information security and networking, and extensive experience interacting with customers and is responsible for delivery of client specific SIEM management solutions. This position also serves as an escalation point for critical and complex client issues, performs configuration and testing of products, assists with developing and documenting work processes and trains other members of the team.

Qualifications for Success:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Information Security/Assurance, Engineering or related field of study; or at least 6 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
    • Minimum 3 years Managed Security Services or Information Security experience required.
    • Minimum 4 years of Splunk administration, configuration and management required.
    • Minimum 3 years of Splunk Enterprise Security administration required.
    • Security+, CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, GPEN, CEH and or other industry certifications preferred.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
    • Solid understanding of Information Security and Networking required.
    • Outstanding time management and organizational skills required.
    • Ability to operate equipment or tools, specifically: Internet, e-mail, MS Office products, advanced knowledge of Excel, sound knowledge of PowerPoint required.
    • Ability to work nights or weekends as required.
    • Demonstrated understanding of Information Security regulations, frameworks, requirements etc. and how to map a client's security needs to a SIEM solution required.
    • Security and/or Networking familiarity or understanding in the following preferred.
    • Command line interfaces
    • Packet Analysis Tools (TCPDUMP, Wireshark, Ngrep)
    • Keen ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues, excellent problem-solving skills
    • Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time.

If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services and Identity and Data Management.

With Optiv you can expect:

• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality and Inclusion through Affinity groups including but not limited to, Women's Network, Optiv Pride, Black Employee Network, and Veterans Support Network.

• Work/life balance. We offer "Recharge" a flexible, time-off program that encourages eligible employees to take the time they need to recharge

• Professional training resources, including tuition reimbursement

• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects

• Volunteer Opportunities. "Optiv Chips In" encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.

• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.