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Senior Splunk Security Engineer
Allen, TX

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Job Description

Make a difference and protect what matters! The Global Security Organization at Experian exists to preserve the privacy and integrity of the private information of our families, friends, and citizens of our nation- as well as those abroad. We're looking for an experienced passionate cyber security professional knowledgeable about cyber threats, security controls, thoroughly proficient in Splunk, and able to master new technologies at the speed of business. An ideal candidate will have demonstrated technical information security mastery and proficiency within personal and business skills. You'll be a senior subject matter on an engineering team to develop SIEM content, manage security policies on various security controls and lead projects as assigned. On any given day you may interact with junior engineers, auditors, internal business units, security analysts and corporate executives- so strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Major Responsibilities include:

* CONTENT DEVELOPMENT: Develop new and maintain existing Splunk knowledge objects (Saved searches, reports, dashboards, data models, event types, field aliases, field extractions, macros, lookups, tags) to alert on potentially malicious activity or fulfill compliance/policy requirements.
* TOOLS AND INTEGRATIONS: Perform coding and development as required to augment default SIEM functionality and facilitate the intercommunications of various security controls. Support security and analytic tools used by the global security operations center
* DATA AND CONTROL GOVERNANCE: Ensure critical data feeds and hosts are sending data. Be accountable to identify outages that impact detection and analytics. Become intimately familiar with the standards, controls, tools and content used by the GSOC and demonstrate compliance at internal and external audits
* PROJECT FULFILLMENT: Fulfill the deliverables as assigned to the security engineering team to comply with enterprise security initiatives
* TEAM REPRESENTATION: Represent the engineering team in responding to potential security incidents, proactive threat mitigation, compliance, integrating emerging technologies, developing new security solutions, and fulfilling enterprise project assignments
* LEADERSHIP: Provide mentoring and knowledge sharing with other team members. As a senior engineer, help ensure team is executing against the priorities as set by management.
* DOCUMENTATION: Develop processes and procedures to standardize operations of the engineering team.
* 8 years in information technology experience- 5 years in information security
* Proficient with Splunk Processing Language (SPL).
* Knowledge of programming/scripting fundamentals- including regex and Python
* Demonstrated competency with information security fundamentals and technical concepts- including networking and various cyber attacks
* Conversational knowledge of IT fundamentals and systems including: Windows, UNIX, firewalls, networking, databases, development
* Understanding of the capabilities, limitations and types of various security controls in a corporate environment
* Exceptional problem solving capabilities and analytical skills
* Effective interpersonal communication skills including verbal, written (email) and presentation (Powerpoint)
* Excellent project management and organizational skills
* Ability to excel in a team, as an individual, in a fast-paced deadline driven organization
* Passion for excellence and attention to detail
* B.S. in computer sciences or related field
* SANS, ISC2 certifications, and Master's degrees are obviously considered a plus.

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