Cyber Security Engineering III (Splunk) - W2 Eligible Only

charlotte, North Carolina

Our client is looking for a Cyber Security Engineer (Splunk) to join their team. This position can be filled in Detroit, MI or Charlotte, NC.

Within this role, you will provide Cyber-focused Splunk subject matter expertise through, analytic development, dashboard and visualization creation to drive security enablement, accountability, and support incident triage. This role will be expected to participate in various aspects of the implementation, including using Splunk in the development of insider threat indicators, synthesize large scale system & communication logs, develop analytical data sets and behavior models, and develop and assist in applying Splunk machine learning algorithms to identify anomalous activities. There will also be an expectation for this role to employ standard Splunk visualization elements, including charts and tables, and use drill downs and form inputs. Interface directly with clients to comprehend requirements and expected outcomes. You will work as part of a larger team delivering a broad range of cyber security services to customers. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Participation in the Splunk architecture and strategy programs, with the ability to drive the implementation of the strategic vision for Splunk.
  • Work to solve unique problems across a variety of use cases within Splunk. 
  • Lead the design and development of monitoring solutions via the integration of various toolsets into Splunk. 
  • Share best practices and create innovative solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk. 
  • Assist in workshops (including training sessions) to help customers leverage the full value of Splunk solutions and lead periodic stakeholder meetings. 
  • Provide insights with respect to the availability and applicability of new products and features. 

Required Skills

  • 3+ years of professional working experience with Splunk analytics, and experience in the design, development, integration, testing, and implementation of a large scale analytical data sets in Splunk 
  • 2+ years of in depth knowledge with Python and regular expression 
  • Experience writing complex SPL queries for dashboards, reports and apps
  • Familiarity & previous use with Splunk Enterprise Security (Splunk ES) 
  • Experience in translating business requirements into concrete data analytic solutions
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in Linux command line environment 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working in security in large environments 
  • Practical understanding of network protocols and operating systems 
  • A strong customer/client focus with ability to manage expectations appropriately and provide superior customer/client experience and build long-term relationships
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with a strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to interact with personnel at all levels across the organization and to comprehend business imperatives 
  • Available to work minimal nights and weekends in testing support of major Splunk upgrades 

Desired Skills 

  • Exposure to Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS components and Machine Learning 
  • Experience in Development of Dashboards, HTML,CSS, SPL Commands
  • A passion for Analytics, for helping customer and share the stories and meaning in their data
  • Highly inquisitive and ability to work both independently and in collaborative setting 
  • Strong teamwork, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills 
  • CISSP, Security+, Splunk Certified Power User, Splunk Enterprise Security Certified Admin 
  • Experience with Phantom (or Other SOAR platforms) automating use cases 

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or other technology related field /or equivalent work experience 
  • Two or more years of professional working experience with Splunk analytics, and experience in the design, development, integration, testing, and implementation of a large scale analytical data sets in Splunk 

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