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Splunk Architect)

Gurgaon, India

We are Outbrain.

We’re one of the world’s largest content recommendation platforms, delighting audiences with engaging, personalized content recommendations while serving as the primary engagement partner and platform for the world’s top digital media companies. 

This SecOps Engineer position at Otbrain is a crucial role within our Security Team. This role primarily focuses on SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) technology, SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response), and overall security operations. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented senior engineer responsible for supporting, administering, and maintaining our SIEM, SOAR, and various third-party security tools. In addition, this role involves understanding stakeholder requirements, recommending solutions to meet those needs, and offering consultative advice on security best practices.

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 A day in the life:


SIEM and SOAR Expertise:

  • In-depth understanding of Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security.
  • Proficiency in Splunk architecture and clustering.
  • Expertise in the Splunk Common Information Model (CIM) and TSTATS.
  • Mastery of Splunk SPL (Search Processing Language).
  • Thorough understanding of Demisto XSOAR.


Rule and Playbook Development:

  • Develop new SIEM rules, correlations, and dashboards to meet in-house needs.
  • Create new SOAR playbooks and actions.
  • Develop custom SOAR integrations and automations.


Stakeholder Collaboration:

  • Understand team members' and other company stakeholders' requirements for monitoring and new insights.
  • Recommend appropriate solutions to fulfil these requirements.


Security Expertise:

  •  Offer consultative advice on security principles and best practices related to SIEM operations.
  •  Lead investigations and identify security issues by analysing security events.
  •  Coordinate incident response activities, including written and verbal communication with stakeholders.


Documentation and Teamwork:

  •  Design and document capabilities.
  •  Demonstrate the ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision.


What you’ll bring

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Cluster implementation, components, and infrastructure.
  • Scripting experience with Python or Bash.
  • Familiarity with REST APIs, SQL, NoSQL, and Regular Expressions.
  • Experience and proficiency in Mac, UNIX/Linux environments.
  • Strong communication skills and experience working in an enterprise environment.
  • Strong familiarity with security technologies at both host and network levels.
  • Preferred certification as a SIEM vendor administrator.


If you meet these requirements and are enthusiastic about working in a dynamic security environment, we encourage you to apply for the SecOps Engineer position at Outbrain. Join our team and play a critical role in enhancing our security operations.


More than snacks!

  • Office and home hybrid working (3 days in the office)
  • Expand your toolbox with our mentorship program and internal learning tools
  • Pet friendly office
  • …and of course a fully stocked kitchen!


We Recommend #LifeAtOutbrain

Outbrain is an equal employment opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion at all stages of recruitment and employment.

Our company culture is welcoming, dynamic, diverse, global, and built on top performance.

Did you know "trust" is one of our core values? We apply this value to our day-to-day by working collaboratively on a global scale. With managers and teammates often sitting in other countries and time zones, we value communication, patience, and open-mindedness to all cultural backgrounds. We encourage all ideas, and everyone gets a seat at the table!

Our team is made up of individuals who are approachable, resourceful, passionate, and proactive. We foster a sense of belonging through our  Employee Resource Groups –employee-led groups in which we debate topics and drive change. From OB Green (environmental), OB WE (women empowerment), OB Good (charitable initiatives) to OB4E (diversity, equity, and inclusion), you’ll be able to share your passions with likeminded people.

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Client-provided location(s): Gurugram, Haryana, India
Job ID: 4287757101
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Virtual Fitness Classes
    • HSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • Pet Insurance
  • Work Flexibility

    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Holiday Events
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Pension
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development

    • Leadership Training Program
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Founder led
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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