Splunk Engineer - Security

Splunk Engineer - Security

Job Title: Splunk Engineer - Security
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-07-20 00:00:00
Reference: V-37650-1
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 21, 2020 16:55

Job Description

The Role:

One of our Federal Government clients is seeking a high performing, experienced Splunk Engineer. The successful candidate will be required to work closely with the Security Operations Centre and system developers to create Use Cases within a Splunk SIEM for security incident response. The successful applicant must be a motivated self-starter with strong technical abilities and initiative. They will require strong organisational skills, attention to detail and be comfortable working in a dynamic and agile environment.

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrated 3+ years of experience configuring and developing Splunk SIEM content in a complex ICT environment, including experience with core on-premises Splunk components (Search Heads, Indexers and Forwarders), data acquisition, mapping data to the Splunk Common Information Model and developing and implementing technical use-cases, alerts, dashboards and reports
  • Demonstrated 5+ years of cyber security experience, including significant experience working in a Security Operations Centre
  • Demonstrated experience working across multiple vendor technologies, including Windows, Linux and security appliances
  • Demonstrated experience in Australian Government information security risk management
  • Demonstrated experience developing SOC documentation, including analyst play-books and security use-cases
  • Tertiary qualification in Cyber Security or related field
  • Relevant Splunk certifications
  • Other security certifications (SANS, CISSP etc)

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra based. 12 month contract with a 12 month extension option

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Due to the work environment, our client has requested that all candidates MUST hold a current NV1 Security Clearance.

How to Apply:

Applications close Wednesday, 29 July 2020