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Splunk Detection & Monitoring Operations Analyst (3rd Shift Weds-Sun 11pm-9am EST) in Plano, Texas

Join us as we pursue our disruptive 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!

Role:

The Splunk Detection and Monitoring Operations (D&MO) Analyst reports to the Sr. Manager of Detection and Monitoring Operations. The role is based in Tyson’s Corner, VA. In this role, you will be responsible for the 24x7 monitoring, operations and response to cyber security threats. You will have a solid understanding of Information Security principles and disciplines coupled with excellent communications skills and a continuous desire to learn and grow. We are a passionate team who has fun, enjoys a good laugh but above all else thinks security first.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently evaluate and analyze data of a diverse scope and select methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

  • Resolve wide range of issues in creative ways

  • You will perform monitoring, research, assessment and analysis on all notable security events from a variety of technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, cloud services, endpoint security and operating system events

  • You will create and follow appropriate pre-defined procedures to further investigate security events and handle escalations to other required personnel as necessary

  • You will work closely and network with the Product Security, Threat and Vulnerability Management and Cyber Threat Intelligence teams to implement custom detection of new and emerging threats

  • You will participate in routine compliance and control monitoring and assist in creation of new monitoring capabilities as controls evolve

  • You will handle daily tasks, ad-hoc assignments and leading small projects as needed

  • You will maintain operational reports for Key Performance Indicators and weekly and monthly metrics

  • You will work on digitization efforts to automate routine playbooks and always be on the lookout for opportunities for automation

  • You will participate as a member of the SplunkCIRT during major incidents and lend contributions to post-Incident review and continuous improvement

Requirements:

  • Able to work 2nd and 3rd shifts

  • You have 5 years of experience as a Security Administrator or equivalent knowledge

  • Experienced level of knowledge of security related technologies including firewalls, intrusion detection systems and endpoint security tools

  • Full understanding of TCP/IP protocols, network analysis, and the OSI framework

  • In depth understanding of Incident Response framework, root cause analysis

  • Working knowledge of endpoint and server systems administration

  • Working knowledge of Cloud technologies

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and take-charge

  • Willingness and desire to think outside of the box for creative solutions to problems with the moxie to follow-through

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to see things through the customer’s eyes

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information security or related discipline is required or equivalent work experience

We 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.

(Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $95,000. You may also be

eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits. Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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