Senior Splunk Content Engineer

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Job Description

In addtion to our new office location in the Charlotte RailYard, we are open to qualified individuals who are local (or willing to relocate) to our home office location in Northbrook, IL.

The Senior Splunk Content Engineer will be a key member of the SIEM and Content Engineering team providing technical leadership and expertise to Allstate's Cyber Security Operations Center.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide thought leadership for all design, implementation, and maintenance activities related to the SIEM and IDS/IPS platforms.
  • Create, optimize, and continuously evaluate security monitoring content on the SIEM and IDS/IPS platforms.
  • Design and create new detection techniques and improve existing ones.
  • Identify gaps in existing security capabilities.
  • Recommend and assist in technology evaluations and implementations.
  • Plan and lead large security projects and initiatives working with all areas of Information Services, business units, and other partners.


Job Qualifications

  • Minimum 3+ years of Splunk ES or other SIEM solutions with experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining a fully operating SIEM solution.
  • 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.


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary - but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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