Professional Services Security Consultant

Customer Success and Support Zurich, Zurich

Job Description: Professional Services Security Consultant
Professional Services Security Consultants deliver solutions to ensure enterprise security deployments make the deepest impact possible across an organisation. Splunk consultants solve organisations most challenging problems, including the ones they didn't know existed. They are self-motivated, have an insatiable thirst to learn new technologies and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Splunk is looking to grow the foundation of its Professional Services team within the German speaking market with Security focused consultants to deliver high value security related solutions.

Work Location: Switzerland



The Splunk Professional Services Consultant will:

  • Drive complex security focused deployments of Splunk while working side by side with the customers to solve their unique problems across a variety of use cases
  • Work with our customers to understand their security posture and requirements
  • Support our security deployments by unlocking the potential of Splunk to assist our customers in achieving their Cyber Security strategy 
  • Collaborate across the entire Splunk organization to bring access to product and technical teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive innovation gathered from customer input
  • Leverage previous experiences, share best practices and create innovative solutions to push user adoption and maximise the value of Splunk
  • Enable customers to solve the next wave of questions on their own 


  • 3-5 years in development, deployment, or administration of Splunk Enterprise Security and/or large commercial SIEMs (HP Arcsight, IBM QRadar, Intel Security Nitro, LogRhythm, etc.)
  • 3-5 years of hands on experience with security monitoring tools such as IDP/IDS, FW and AV (Cisco IDS, Snort, Bro, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, McAfee, Symantec)
  • 3-5 years of hands on experience deploying Enterprise Software in complex customer environments.
  • In-depth experience and understanding of the requirements for deploying software solutions including:
    • Operating Systems (Microsoft Windows, Linux/Unix)
    • Virtualisation technologies
    • Cloud technologies
  • Experience in the use of network monitoring tools with a strong understanding of network protocols
  • Ability to perform security analysis, development and implementation of security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex security problems and how it affects a customer’s business
  • 2+ years’ experience with scripting languages (bash), application development (Java, Perl, Python, .NET), databases and analytical tools
  • Ability to listen and collaborate with audiences ranging from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders to help deliver solutions
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex infrastructure and systems issues, working logically and collaboratively to find solutions.
  • Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both customers and colleagues
  • Well organised with a sense of urgency, able to set, communicate and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities
  • Experience with fraud related use cases is desired
  • Travel to customer sites and working from customer sites is required
  • Fluent in Swiss German & English, both written & spoken


  • BA/BS preferred in computer science, computer engineering 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.


Thank you for your interest in Splunk!