Security Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to harness machine data in the next generation of Security analytics products! We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our products and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and commemorate each other’s success.

Splunk's Enterprise team is seeking a Senior Security Subject Matter Expert to help guide the development of Technology Add-Ons (TAs) and be the prime authority in the process of translating Security domain knowledge to the Splunk analytics platform. This is a crucial role in a highly visible area of the business and your success will have an immediate positive effect on thousands of customers.

Your work will help us achieve our core commitment to customers worldwide by ensuring Security teams are more effective in detecting cyber-attacks and deflecting adversaries. It will further position Splunk as the world-class Security Analytics Platform.


  • Provide the final review of all work involving Security Knowledge to ensure it meets industry standards.
  • Mentor, train, and guide teammates to gain knowledge in Security and Splunk capabilities.
  • Perform research and data analysis of log events and proactively identify security challenges they could resolve.
  • Provide guidance on setting and configuring Security and IT devices to extract meaningful logs. Hands-on configuration may be needed as well.
  • Interact with customers to resolve critical issues and to understand new requirements.
  • Develop the tools required to analyze large amounts of data and automate processes.
  • Requirements :

  • 10+ years of implementing Security use cases using Security Information Event Systems (SIEM), preferably Splunk.
  • Familiarity with Security Operations and how Splunk is used to support them. Experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) is preferred.
  • Creative thinking and superb problem-solving skills with limited resources and real-world constraints, and the ability to identify the root cause of complex problems.
  • Intermediate to Expert-level capability with Python or other scripting or programming languages.
  • Previous usage or good knowledge of Security solutions for multiple domains (authentication, network, encryption, etc.), and Security best practices.
  • Ability to work independently and with remote teams.
  • What We Offer You:

  • A constant stream of new challenges and learning opportunities.
  • A set of exceptionally talented and dedicated peers, all the way from Engineering and QA to Product Management and Customer Support.
  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe mentors help both sides of the equation.
  • A stable, collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • We don't expect people to work 12-hour days. We want you to have a successful time outside of work too. Want to work from home sometimes? No problem. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and dedication and believe that balance helps cultivate a phenomenal environment.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Thank you for your interest in Splunk!

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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