SIEM Consultant

3+ months agoRound Rock, TX


Kforce is seeking a SIEM Consultant to remotely support our enterprise technology development client in Round Rock, TX.Summary:We are currently seeking a SIEM Consultant to join our Cybersecurity Operations team. The Senior Advisor will join the company's Security & Resiliency Office with the responsibility to support the company's Global Chief Security Officer in all matters of organizational management and execution. The ideal candidate will be adaptable and fast-moving, with the ability to independently lead projects in addition to being responsible for daily activities that ensure the overall health of the organization from an administrative and staff management perspective.The SIEM Security Consultant serves as operational engineer for the technologies that the Network Security area of corporate Cybersecurity support. Ensures that all system components are maintained, updated, monitored, accessible, and available according to Cybersecurity standards; while partnering with other engineers in the evaluation, testing, and implementation of diverse solutions.Key Tasks:

  • Supervises maintenance of SIEM applications and environment
  • Works across the various global IT teams and business units and coordinates resources to effectively perform maintenance and response tasks
  • Presents incident response report and lessons learned to management
  • Provides security control enhancement recommendations based on regulatory and best practice procedures
  • Manages and drives to closure all Audit issues to the Incident Response and Management process
  • Designs and coordinates cohesive plans to enhance and upgrade the suitability of the SIEM environment
  • Reviews, analyzes and resolves difficult and complex information security problems
  • Documents and communicates findings
  • Creates, updates, and maintains internal architecture diagrams and security baselines
  • Monitors the environment for failures and takes corrective action


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Information Security or related major; or equivalent professional experience in a similar role
  • 8+ recent years of experience with Splunk (implementing, monitoring, and configuring Splunk)
  • 8+ recent years of direct experience in the field of cybersecurity
  • Industry certifications relevant to the role such as: Splunk Enterprise Security Certified Admin or Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin
  • Experience with O365 and Splunk integration
  • Strong understanding of IT and Cybersecurity technologies
  • Good understanding of networking e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SSL
  • Experience with security processes and documentation
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."