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Sr. Security Systems Engineer - Splunk
Ref No.: 18-01956
Location: Boca Raton, Florida
At eXcell, we set you up for job success right from the start. Our precision recruiting process aligns the right fit for the right people. 
Want to work in a fast-paced environment leveraging the latest technologies and a culture of continuous improvement? In this role, you’ll be working with multiple cross functional teams to understand requirements, and deliver solutions that are used throughout a global enterprise.
If you enjoy building tools that drive business enablement, or you enjoy making sense out of a sea of machine data, this is the perfect role for you!
The Sr. Security Systems Engineer is a hands-on position responsible for the maintenance and administration of the Splunk Enterprise environment.
  • Hybrid role combining key aspects of Support and Architecture responsible to design, develop, and recommend standards, best practices, and assist functional teams with implementation
  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established company policies and procedures
  • Develops and promotes standard operating procedures
  • Uses data and other information to influence decision making
  • Designs verification procedures to ensure reliability of newly installed or upgraded systems
  • Researches best practices for systems over which this position has been designated lead and coordinates implementation
  • Requires the selected candidate to possess business insight, technical acuity, and the ability to think, communicate, and write at various levels of abstraction
  • Manages information security activities related to the protection of PCI, PII, and other sensitive information which may reside in the system
  • Develops business-relevant metrics to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the program
  • Acts as subject matter expert to provide guidance with business and technical partners for new use case design and implementation into Splunk
  • Monitors and optimizes performance within the Splunk environment
  • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field; or significant work experience
  • Professional certification, such as a Splunk Certified Admin, or other similar credentials
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages including Python, PowerShell, and working with REST APIs
  • Strong conceptual thinking and communication skills – ability to conceptualize complex business and technical requirements into comprehensible models and templates
  • Ability to work well under minimal supervision
  • Team-oriented interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles, including vendors, IT and business personnel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 4 to 6 years of combined application development and security work experience
  • 2+ years’ Linux Systems Engineer experience or similar
  • 2+ years’ experience administering a distributed Splunk Enterprise Environment
  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security preferred
  • Knowledge of a security-specific architecture methodology or standards (NIST, ISO 27000-series, or equivalent)
  • Experience working with regulatory requirements such as Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX)
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