Splunk Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Cork

Website Smarttech247

Smarttech247 is hiring for a Splunk Engineer who will play a crucial role in designing, implementing and managing our security infrastructure. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies, particularly focusing on Splunk and Azure Sentinel.
Responsibilities:

Splunk Deployment and Configuration:
Lead the deployment, configuration and optimisation of Splunk solutions to ensure effective log management, security information and event management (SIEM).
Security Incident Response:
Collaborate with the incident response team to analyse and respond to security incidents, utilising Splunk as a primary tool for investigation and analysis.
Security Monitoring:
Develop and maintain robust security monitoring solutions using Splunk to detect and respond to security threats proactively.
Threat Hunting:
Conduct proactive threat hunting exercises using Splunk queries and other tools to identify potential security risks and vulnerabilities.
Collaboration and Training:
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to enhance overall security posture and provide training to staff on the effective use of Splunk and related security tools.
Documentation:
Create and maintain comprehensive documentation related to Splunk configurations, security procedures and incident response processes.

Qualifications:

Proven experience with maintenance and deployment of Splunk Core and Enterprise Security
In-depth knowledge of Splunk architecture, searches, dashboards and alerts.
2+ years of professional experience in Security/IT/System/Network Administration and Engineering
Experience with implementation and operation of any of the following security solution: SIEM, DLP, Firewalls, WAF, VPN, EDR, IPS/IDS, Email Gateway, etc
Knowledge of cloud architecture and security (AWS, Azure) is desired
Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
Certifications such as Splunk Core/Cloud Admin are a plus.
Diversity & Inclusion Mission Statement

At Smarttech247, our mission is to keep our customers secure. Cybersecurity is a complex industry, therefore, in order to tackle its challenges and continue to innovate, we believe that a diverse workforce contributes to greater collective intelligence and ultimately, makes a stronger team – qualities that are needed in our fight against cybercrime.Smarttech247 is proud to be committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@smarttech247.com