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Senior Security Engineer - Splunk

Company: Mindpoint Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

MindPointGroup delivers industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, services, and products. We aretrustedcybersecurity advisors to key government and commercial decision-makers and support security operations for some of the most security-conscious organizations globally.

Our relationship with you isforthe long run because your success is our success.We invest in your success through fantastic benefits (healthcare, generous PTO, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement, to name a few).

Beyond just excellent pay and benefits, youll want to work here for reasons that cant be written into an offer letterthe challenge, growth opportunities, and most important: the culture of a company that cares about you.

A position at MPG promises you

  • A diverse organization
  • A safe workplace with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind
  • A balanced work life. Seriously.
  • A stable, established, and growing business
  • A leadership team focused on your professional growth and development Job Description

    The Engineer Will

    This role is contingent upon award. MindPoint Group is seeking a forward-thinking and self-motivated Senior Security Engineer to lead an exciting and transformative program in support of our US Federal Government customers. This exciting role requires an appetite for learning, experience with a variety of cybersecurity tools, analytical and consulting skills, and the ability to work in a highly collaborative work environment. Professionalism in dealing with senior leaders within the Federal Government is important. The successful candidate will possess the ability to complete complex tasks and projects quickly with little to no guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround, and take effective action without having to know the total picture.
    • Deploy, develop, and maintain a Splunk environment facilitating the SIEM use cases
    • Assist with the identification of critical event logs, onboarding identified log sources, and formatting the ingested data to achieve CIM compliance
    • Develop and apply advanced methods, theories, and research techniques to define engineering requirements, guidance, and direction for analysis, investigation, implementation, and testing of complex and advanced information systems requiring expert application of advanced knowledge
    • Review, evaluate, and analyze design interfaces
    • Prepare, review, and evaluate interface documentation, specifications, test plans, and procedures
    • Conduct analysis to define, analyze system requirements and components and performs system audits to ensure intended system functionality, operation, and performance requirements are achieved.
    • Analyze, design, code, and document applications of software programs
    • Code assigned programs, scripts, and segments using appropriate languages
    • Evaluate, install, configure, test, and update networking hardware and software
    • Analyze complex systems and resolve performance issues
    • May plan, conduct, and technically direct projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of engineers and technical staff in the performance of assigned projects
    • Identify and address client needs: build solid relationships with clients; develop an awareness of services; communicate with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner, deliver clear requests for information, demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, and communicate and manage potential conflicts
    • Analyze and assess a client's information security program requirements, existing capabilities, and gaps, potential security tools to fill gaps, and make recommendations to increase the programs maturity
    • Research and analyze security tools capabilities, develop options analysis, and provide recommendations to client leadership to implement selected tools, as well as assist with the creation of policies and procedures for their optimal use
    • Provide technical advisory support, such as demonstrations, knowledge sharing, or troubleshooting, to client teams during the planning and deployment of cloud-based and on-premises tools to promote successful integration within the clients environment
    • Provide advisory support to client leadership on responses to new IT security requirements and regulatory mandates (such as executive orders, emergency directives, binding operational directives, and data calls from governance and oversight bodies)
    • Leverage tools with expertise to provide the maximum return on investment for the client
    • Keep abreast of emerging trends in cybersecurity technology and innovative tools Qualifications
      • Active Secret clearance required, Top Secret with SCI eligibility preferred
      • Bachelors degree and 8+ years of experience providing security engineering support to a federal agency
      • Engineering-level experience with Splunk required
      • Ability to build relationships with professionals at all levels within an organization and become a trusted advisor
      • Experience providing analysis and recommendations verbally or in written analytical deliverables
      • Experience preparing and presenting analysis in the form of briefings and reports to senior executives and managers
      • Relevant cybersecurity related certifications: Splunk Cloud Certified Admin, Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin, CCSP, CISSP, ISSEP
        Preferred Qualifications
        • Masters degree in cybersecurity, information systems management, computer science, engineering, or a related discipline is preferred
          Additional Information
          • All offers are contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or successful accommodation for an exemption.
          • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
          • MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.by Jobble

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