Cloud Security Engineer - Security Automation

Engineering San Jose, California San Francisco, California

Cloud Security Engineer - Security Automation
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!
As a member of the Cloud Security Automation team, you will collaborate with other security and
operations teams to execute on strategic plans and develop tactical execution methodologies which
improve the “protect, detect, and respond” capabilities of Splunk Cloud.
The ideal candidate has a strong passion to help enable Cloud Security to protect our organization,
customers, and assets. You will work with Cloud operations teams, Splunk Global Security, incident
responders, and threat intel teams, as well as security solution providers, to help improve the team's
security posture and achieve success.
Cloud Security Engineers work with our partner teams to identify and develop sophisticated playbooks
and new integrations with a wide range of security technologies and services. The role involves not only
developing the solutions but working with our internal customers and partners to improve their projects by
providing mentorship on how to resolve technical issues and challenges. The ideal candidate enjoys the
challenge of solving complex problems and seeing results that generate success.
This role provides engineering and operational support for cutting edge security tools, as well as
deploying and running services that make full use of both private and public cloud services. The role is
also responsible for Planning, Design, Testing, Deployment/Implementation, Break/Fix, Patching, Change
Control and Service Maintenance/Support/Updates of high complex systems to fulfill Splunk Cloud’s
business needs. This role will provide security engineering support in the following areas:
● Build reusable, testable, scalable, and efficient Python security automation that improve daily
operations of Splunk Cloud.
● Extend existing security services and platforms to enhance partner capabilities.
● Train and mentor security teams expertise and knowledge on the best use of Phantom and
● Identify use cases that can be built with existing tools and services to enhance both security
automation and posture.
● This role also includes supporting the definition of requirements that enable innovative
integrations and solutions.
● Collaborate on the evaluation and test solutions with the intent of improving Splunk’s overall risk
● Proficient in python (or any programming/scripting language)
● Proficient development skills, with experience in using REST APIs to integrate disparate security
technologies, CI/CD and Git
● A strong foundation in the deployment of a wide range of security solutions. Experience in Linux
and networking is required.
● Demonstrated ability to accurately assess problems and requests from multiple perspectives,
analyze approach feasibility, and decide on the efficient course of action.
● 5 or more years of experience in one or more of these critical areas: Information Security
Technology, Engineering, Operations, Technology Infrastructure
● Strong ability to communicate data, facts, and analysis of technical subject matter.
● You will support collaboration when working on engineering’s goals and objectives.
● Must be an US Citizen
● Open to US remote but must work on US soil
Nice to Haves:
● Experience in Agile Development practices
● Knowledgeable in Test Driven Development (TDD) processes
● Exposure to CIS, DTPR, PCI, and FedRAMP regulation and the protections afforded customers
and employees
What We Offer You:
The opportunity to work with a set of extraordinarily talented and dedicated peers, all the way from
engineering and QA to product management and customer support. Splunk flourishes with disruption and
A constant stream of new things for you to learn and an opportunity for 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 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 the Bay Area, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment
qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Thank you for your interest in Splunk!

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