• Senior SIEM Engineer Jobs in United States Of America

  • United States Of America, Usa

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Company Description At Optiv, were on a mission to help our clients make their businesses more secure Were one of the fastest growing companies in a truly essential industry

In your role at Optiv, youll be inspired by a team of the brightest business and technical minds in cyber security We are passionate champions for our clients, and know from experience that the best solutions for our clients needs come from working hard together As part of our team, your voice matters, and you will do important work that has impact, on people, businesses and nations Our industry and our company move fast, and you can be sure that you will always have room to learn and grow Were proud of our team and the important work we do to build confidence for a more connected world

Job Description The Senior SIEM Engineer, MSS works in Optiv Securitys 24x7x365 Security Operations Center as a member of the Managed Security Services (MSS) team The employee will be responsible for creation of procedures, implementation of processes and development of staff for managing and maintaining security systems across internal and client environments Experience and knowledge of SIEM or Situational Awareness are essential The Senior SIEM Engineer will work closely with Management, Senior Engineers, Solution Architects, Senior Security Engineers, other Principal Security Engineers and clients to complete high profile, critical services to existing Managed Security Service clients Serve as a subject matter expert and team lead for Managed Security Services, staying in tune with all client configuration issues and all internal projects

Lead engineering team by prioritizing clients work requests, projects and service tasks
Work closely with Management, Service Delivery and other Principal Engineers in defining processes and procedures for internal projects
Guide the design, development and review of complex security SIEM content
Analyzes and identifies areas of improvement with existing processes, procedures and documentation
Develop individual team, defining strategies and responsibilities to be successful and grow
Develops internal training methods to support Managed Services and their clients
Act as the point of escalation for other Engineers (Associate Engineer, Security Engineer, & Senior Engineer) and provide guidance and mentoring
Assist with client transition and onboarding serve as primary point of contact for Managed Security Service clients
This will require documentation of Account Governance processes and responsibility for report generation and notification to senior leadership about potential client Service Level Agreement (SLA) issues
Explain and demonstrate how to use SIEM and Enterprise Security products to both technical and relatively non-technical personnel
Provide remote consulting services via interactive client sessions to assist with implementation of multiple product vendors and technologies
Implement and configure SIEM software and appliance-based products in large enterprise and Government environments


The Senior SIEM Engineer has no direct reports


5 years professional experience supporting and maintaining SIEM systems
2-3 years professional experience working with networks and network architecture
Splunk Enterprise Security experience, including administration, and integration with backend systems
Experience with creation of Splunk data models
Ability to verbally communicate intent and logic of SPL queries
Experience with mapping security use cases to SPL
Experience with advanced tuning of SIEM content
College degree or equivalent training with experience working in a Security Operations Center, Managed Security, or client network environment
Information security knowledge in one or more areas such as Enterprise end-point security products (ie McAfee e-Policy Orchestrator, Virus Scan, Anti-Spyware, Host Data Loss Protection, Endpoint Encryption, etc) Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM), Firewall, Web Proxy, E-Mail and Web Gateway etc to include Palo Alto / Checkpoint / Juniper / McAfee / Cisco / Blue Coat / Imperva etc
Understanding of network operations a must; ideal candidate will have worked with network engineering or network security analysis
Experience with SIEM content creation and reporting
Excellent time management, reporting, and communication skills
Superior IT problem-solving skills
Experience with Linux OS
Strong technical writing skills and the ability to explain complex problems to nontechnical teams
Experience working with clients in a service delivery function
Shift flexibility, including the ability to provide after-hours support when needed
Ability to work greater than 40 hours per week as needed


Experience working with Internal and client Ticketing and Knowledge Base Systems for Incident and Problem tracking as well as procedures (ie Service Now, Jira, Confluence, etc)
General security knowledge (GIAC, CISSP, CCSE, CISA, HBSS, NSA, CEH, Cisco Security, Security , or other security certifications)
Knowledge of Linux and Windows Operating Systems
An understanding of a wide array of server grade applications such as DBMS, Exchange, DNS, SMTP, IIS, Apache, SharePoint, Active Directory, Identity Management, Patch Management, LDAP, SQL, and others
Experience with various SIEM security products such as ArcSight, QRadar, Nitro, Splunk, LogRhythm and infrastructure components such as proxies, firewalls, IDS/IPS, DLP etc
Hold Splunk Certifications Splunk Certified Enterprise Security Admin and Splunk Certified Architect

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Software
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : System Security
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 30th Dec 2019

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