Cyber Security - Senior Incident Response Handler (US Remote Available)

Splunk Inc
Mclean, VA
Jul 02, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
About SplunkJoin us as we pursue our innovative new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we"re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other"s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!The RoleSplunkCIRT is responsible for coordinating the response to all Cyber Security Incidents at Splunk. As a team member on SplunkCIRT, you will lead the high-level responses to complex cyber security incidents affecting Splunk"s corporate and cloud environments. Successful incident commanders at Splunk are life long learners and passionate about all things' security. Additionally, critical thinking and great communication skills are necessary for this role.You will guide multifaceted and dynamic groups of teams across the company to contain incidents as quickly as possible. You will also figure out steps vital to complete a technical investigation to discover security gaps and malicious activity for near and long term remediation actions. Once the incident is contained, non-technical external partners will look to your expertise to gain context and key details from the incident to drive security standards across the organization.ResponsibilitiesBuild strong relationships with business owners and service providers from across SplunkCommand the response to sophisticated cyber security incidents across multiple teams, involving corporate and cloud environmentsLead analysts during technical investigations to reconstruct the chain of events that resulted in a cyber security incident or conduct log analysis when neededChampion opportunities to improve Splunk"s cyber security posture through Threat Hunt, detection, architecture, and risk management work streamsTell the story of cyber security incidents via detailed reports and presentations to key business level partnersRequirements6+ years professional IT or IT Security experience7+ years of experience leading the response to cyber security incidentsExperience administering, defending, or analyzing MacOS or LinuxTechnical expertise and depth in two or more of the following areas: Digital Forensics, detection creation, threat hunting, cloud administrationExperience with SIEM log analysisExperience responding to multiple incidents at the same time OR large scale incidentsComfort mentoring junior analystsExperience documenting and automating repetitive tasks and playbooks, ideally in PythonExperience with process business development and creationAbility to apply the MITRE ATT&CK and Killchain frameworks to security operationsAbility to multitask, prioritize, and take-charge during stressful situationsAbility to effectively communicate highly technical information to a non-technical audienceGood interpersonal skills and ability to see things through the customer"s eyesParticipation in SplunkCIRT"s on-call rotation to respond to off-hours/weekend incidentsEligibility to work in the United States without company sponsorshipWe 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.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.(Colorado only) Minimum base salary of $115,000.00. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq). Thank you for your interest in Splunk!

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