Splunk Engineer

Mountain View, California

  • Posted in Mountain View, California
  • Posted on October 11, 2017
  • Jobtype fulltime

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Job Description

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Splunk Engineer for the CIO Security team of one of our fast-growing clients heading for their Pre-IPO stage to provide unique expertise for their information security projects. This person will be a SME in information security architecture, threat & vulnerability management and security analysis. The successful candidate enjoys delving deep into issues, identifying their root causes, doing analytical work, and is a great problem-solver. This Consultant thrives in a highly focused, highly collaborative, fast-paced environment, and is aggressive about timelines.




  • Accountable for detailed design, implementation and administration of Splunk internal security solution
  • Analyze log sources such as operating systems, Web Applications, security technologies, Firewall, IDS/IPS, Proxy, DLP, etc. to design and build relevant dashboards with Splunk
  • Conduct a detailed design/solution review with the security engineering team prior to building dashboards
  • Create threat scenarios by talking to SME's using log data and build cases for developing alerts
  • Ensure new log sources are identified and properly integrated and continue to build use cases which are then translated into dashboards and alerts.
  • Test the dashboards created working closely with SOC/IRT teams to ensure proper hand off of the alert triggers
  • Deploy the environment created to production
  • Knowledge of regular expression (RegEx) is required
  • Scripting or programming background and Linux familiarity is required




  •        Good knowledge of SIEM architecture, with minimume of 3+ years of Splunk development experience
  •        Strong scripting abilities in Unix & shell, as well as python
  •        Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  •        Prior hands on experience in Splunk implementation
  •        Ability to work independently with good communication skills



  • Candidate must have 7+ years working in information security
  • College degree BS/MS in Computer Science preferred

Certifications/ Licenses desired: CISA/ CISM/ CISSP/ Security+


About Our Client:

Our client is a forerunner in Data & Information Management, Storage, Back-up & Security Management, Business Continuity, and Information Governance. This multi-billion-dollar company offers you the opportunity to be a part of their fast-paced, robust Finance Transformation team.


About iTalent:

A woman- and minority-owned digital consulting company, we celebrate individuals and diversity, cultivating a culture where our people can excel and lead balanced lives. Recruitment at iTalent is guided by an unwavering principle: Only hire the best. Because we have the best people, we have the privilege of working with the best clients, doing the best work, and effecting transformative change at work and in our communities.


What you get:

You get the chance to work with some of the best brands and high-performance teams out there! iTalent offers our W2 consultants excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401K + matching. We are growing and we want to see you grow!


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  • Posted in Mountain View, California
  • Posted on October 11, 2017
  • Jobtype fulltime

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