Splunk Professional Services Security Consultant in Plano, Texas

Job Description: Professional Services Security Consultants fuel solutions to ensure enterprise security deployments make the deepest impact possible across an organization. Splunk consultants solve organizations’ most challenging problems, including the ones they didn't know existed. Splunkers are self-motivated, have an insatiable thirst to learn new technologies and thrive in a fast paced environment. Successful Splunk consultants feel comfortable mastering new technologies and come from a variety of business, analytic and technology backgrounds. Splunk is looking to grow the foundation of its Professional Services team with security focused consultants to deliver high value security related solutions.

*Responsibilities: *

  • 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 maximize the value of Splunk

  • Enable customers to solve the next wave of questions on their own


Requirements:


  • 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)

  • 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

  • Experience with both the Linux operating systems; the command line interface is your second home

  • Experience with scripting languages (Perl, Python, Bash), databases and analytical tools is a plus.

  • Ability to listen and collaborate with audiences ranging from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders to help deliver solutions

  • Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both customers and fellow Splunkers

  • Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities

  • Travel is required up to 80%, possibly more at peak times.

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?

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