Security Solutions Architect

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Do you have a passion for building security solutions and capabilities that enable customers to protect their organization’s people and assets? Are you someone that thrives in a customer-facing role? If so, then this role may be right for you. Our Security Solutions Archtects (SSAs) love to develop operational models and guide customers to success. They collaborate with our customers’ security leadership, engineers, operations teams, incident responders, and threat intel teams, to help them use the capabilities of Splunk’s security offerings and achieve success.

We are looking for architects who can help our customers realize the potential of our Security Automation & Orchestration platform. As a trusted advisor & mentor, you will help customers in their use case identification, implementation planning, mentoring and training, and development of playbooks that leverage their IT security tools, skills, and infrastructure.

  • You will work directly with Enterprise customers in a wide range of industries including Financial Services, Healthcare, Insurance, Technology, Energy, and Government.
  • Lead customer relationships, ensuring that we deliver successful customer outcomes. This includes helping the customer identify roadmaps and develop their expertise and knowledge of Phantom and other Splunk security products.
  • This role also includes defining requirements and working with Splunk’s Security Solution Engineers to develop innovative integrations and playbooks.
  • You will be the voice of the customer to Product Marketing and Engineering, enabling them to respond to real world customer demands and capabilities.
  • Train and mentor security leaders and managers, security operations teams, threat intelligence groups and incident responders.
  • Actively participate in the Splunk Security and Phantom Community as a domain expert, presenting in forums, online and at conferences
  • Deep knowledge in Security Operations Centers, Incident Response, Architecture/systems engineering.
  • Dynamic consulting skills and broad exposure to IT security technologies.
  • You should have an understanding of software development standard methodologies to identify requirements and guide Splunk’s partners and the solution engineering team to develop new apps and playbooks. (Since many of our products leverage Python for app and playbook development, experience in this language is desirable).
  • A good foundation in crafting and leading the deployment of security architectures that demonstrate diversity of security tools and infrastructure.
  • Experience in Linux and networking is required.
  • Possess a level of technical curiosity, with desire to learn new technologies within the areas of security and business risk management.
  • Driven, team focused individual who can work multi-functionally with customers and internal teams to achieve successful customer outcomes.
  • Highly motivated to craft and articulate a comprehensive security architecture and creative vision to customers.
  • Travel of 60-70% is anticipated for this position.

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Position: Security Solutions Architect

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Date posted
February 5, 2019
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