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Splunk Security Operations Engineer (Remote US) in Seattle, Washington

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

Splunk internal security Operations collaborates with other teams to execute on strategic plans and develop tactical execution methodologies which improve the “protect, detect, and respond” capabilities of Splunk’s Global Security Team. This operations position partners closely with Security Architecture, Security Engineering, and Corporate IT. Engineering and Operations areas supported include Splunk’s Cloud environments, IT, and other corporate functions. Security Operations is a core function within Splunk’s Cyber Security team and a critical indicator of success of the Engineering team is realized by the delivery of quality events to the Detection, Monitoring and Response Operations Teams. Responsibilities include Testing, Sustainment, Break/Fix, Patching, and Updating security solutions.


We provide operational support for groundbreaking security tools, as well as deploying and running services that make full use of both private and public cloud services. This security operations professional role supports implementation and ongoing support of high complexity systems to fulfill the business needs. As a member of the operations team, you will support the following areas:

  • Work on the team to provide security service maintenance, analysis, debugging, change control, support, information protection, system resiliency, and break fix.

  • Support other Security verticals executing the security roadmap based on the Splunk’s priorities and initiatives.

  • Maintain the engineering team’s ability to detect and respond to critical security service delivery issues.

  • Assist with technical evaluations to identify coverage gaps in existing information security toolsets.

  • Work on the team to support business owners with the deployment of security solution(s) that reduce risk.

  • You will be a part of the Splunk culture that delivers results in accordance with the highest standards in security operations.

  • We work with other Cyber Security teams to efficiently manage and develop security monitoring, related content, sensor enrichment, and tuning solutions.

  • Maintain operations Service Level Agreements and Operational Level Agreements.

  • Maintain operational runbooks to deliver services.


  • BS Degree in CS, CE, or related field, with a minimum of 5 years of related experience.

  • Possess the ability to accurately assess problems from multiple perspectives, analyze approach feasibility, and decide on the efficient course of action.

  • Collaboration when working on engineering’s goals and objectives.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Communicate data, facts, and analysis regarding operational delivery

  • Five or more years of operational or engineering experience in one (or more) of these areas: Information Security, Engineering, Information Technology, or IT support.

  • Understanding security technology’s role in ensuring compliance in both cloud provider and on-premise environments.

Nice to Haves:

  • Knowledge of SIEM and SOAR products, namely Splunk and Phantom

  • Operations experience in driving security and compliance initiatives

  • Understand GDPR regulations and the protections afforded customers and employees.

  • Project Management experience.

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.

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.

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