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Job ID :
97928
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Manager
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

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Job Description

Description:
Senior Splunk Content Engineer will be a key member of the Allstate Cyber Security Operations team providing technical leadership and expertise to the security organization. 
 

Job Description

Responsibilities:
• Provide thought leadership for all design, implementation, and maintenance activities related to Splunk ES. 
• Create, optimize, and continuously evaluate security monitoring content (correlated searches/alerts) on Splunk ES.
• Design and create new detection techniques and improve existing ones. 
• Identify gaps in existing security capabilities.  Recommend and assist in technology evaluations and implementations to close the gaps. 
• Design and implement Amazon AWS monitoring solution.  This role will serve as the AWS subject matter expert for the monitoring team. 
• Plan and lead large security projects and initiatives.  The candidate is expected to work with all areas of Information Services, business units, and other partners on enterprise scale projects and initiatives. 
 

Job Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Minimum 3+ years of Splunk ES or other SIEM solutions.  The candidate must have experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining a fully operating SIEM solution. 
• Strong technical knowledge of Amazon AWS products and services, such as EC2, BeanStalk, Lambda, VPC, Route53, Amazon FW, API Gateway, ELB, CloudTrail, CloudFront, and etc.
• Proficiency in one or more programming/scripting languages - experience with Javascript/Node, Python, Lua, or PowerShell is strongly preferred
• Strong knowledge of information security concepts, trends, and practices
• Working knowledge of various network and security systems     
•  Familiarity with basic statistics/probability and Big Data analytics techniques such as SVM, logistics regression, Kmeans, and Naives Bayes. 
 


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