What you’ll be doing...

The Principal Splunk Engineeris a part of our Advanced Security Operations Center within Verizon’s Managed Security Services team. This role is designed to provide senior level leadership for the design, engineering, and implementation of security event data collection for our managed security service customers related to incident response, threat monitoring, threat intelligence, and operations. These programs pertain to the data identification, assessment, ingestion, normalization and enrichment activities required for Verizon’s Advanced Security Operations Center to perform proper detection and analytics of cyber threats and response.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and perform the content development within Splunk, QRadar, or RSA NetWitness Platform which includes use case creation, dashboard design, tuning of use cases to minimize false positives, development of reporting metrics such as SLA and KPI reports and log source configuration
  • Threat hunting and independent threat research to augment and feed custom use case creation
  • Work with the customer to incorporate asset landscape details, severity threats campaigns, and data breaches, as well as perform impact and exposure assessments relative to the customer
  • Act as an escalation point for the Security Analysts to assist and advise on the most complex security threat investigations
  • Support and consult vendors and customers to assist in implementing sound and secure logging practices while interfacing with customers in support of their logging requirements
  • Leverage advanced knowledge of security operations, cyber security tools, intrusion detection, and secured networks to integrate with the SIEM platform
  • Determine and report the accomplishments of project initiatives across stakeholder groups, providing consulting and guidance on how to drive business results from the data available
  • Review and enhance logging information flow strategies and technical information flow required for log onboarding; create the work plan required for logging onboarding to include determining the technical details
  • Mentor and support SOC Analysts Tier 1-3

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience as a SIEM Engineer with Splunk, QRadar, or RSA Netwitness Logs / Security Analytics
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience as a SIEM Engineer in Splunk, QRadar,RSA Netwitness with experience creating custom use cases, dashboards, and reporting
  • SIEMadministration, configuration, and optimization experience
  • Threat hunting experience
  • Experience participating in and acting as an escalation point for complexnetwork threat investigations
  • Linux command line experience
  • Knowledge of regular expressions and data normalization

Even better if you have:

  • Master's degree in information security, cyber security, computer science or a related field
  • Certifications related to Splunk, QRadar, RSA Netwitness
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative style to enable success across multiple partners
  • Experience working in a Security Operation Center environment
  • Cloud experience
  • Capability to clearly and succinctly explain highly complex issues to senior executives
  • Strong communication and presentation skills along with the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Experience preparing and delivering presentations to peers or senior executives
  • Ability to negotiate, when warranted, in order to work with other teams
  • Ability to grasp and assess “big picture” issues and bring them to light in order to foster positive change for a more robust data ingestion platform and process

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When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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