Splunk Senior Security Engineer - Application Pen Testing (Remote) in Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Security Engineer - Application Pen Testing
We have an exciting new vision to make machine data accessible, usable, and valuable to everyone. Our engineers are passionate about our products and our customers demand more of it. At Splunk, we’re committed to our people, customers and having fun at work! Splunk is an industry leader in the “Data to Everything” platform and is well-positioned to extend the lead with our bold new vision.
You will be a senior member of the Penetration Testing team, and will be responsible for testing all of Splunk’s customer-facing products, and helping mature the offensive security program at Splunk. This role involves crafting charge plans, carrying out pen test engagements, and writing up reports for development teams with detailed descriptions of findings and recommendations. You’ll also advise members of the Product Security team to provide insight into vulnerabilities and appropriate security controls to build as well as secure development practices. As Splunk’s business rapidly shifts to cloud-based services, crucial for the role is an understanding of cloud delivery models for building and deploying applications.
Challenges in this role include: understanding the diverse Splunk product portfolio, risk-based prioritization, ensuring penetration testing coverage, remediation mentorship, secure design pattern consulting, incident response mentorship, and bug bounty decisions.
You will be an ideal candidate if you:
Have significant hands on penetration testing experience and offensive capabilities in numerous core proficiency areas including web applications, mobile applications, networks, Multitier architecture or Distributed Systems
Have a mature understanding of coverage and risk as a outcome of pentesting as it relates to product security posture and business needs
Track and research the latest developments in vulnerability research
Develop or adapt custom tooling to solve new needs
Have the ability to establish links with engineering teams to drive Splunk products to a mature security state
7+ years experience in application level penetration testing
Strong understanding of vulnerabilities, common attack vectors and how to resolve them
Ability to quickly comprehend and digest application/systems designs
Attacker attitude: ability to think creatively about relevant threats and attacks
Ability to coordinate and lead others in a pentest through an attack plan on complex application and systems designs
Well-rounded background in application, network, and system security
Familiarity with public cloud platforms (preferably AWS)
Effective written and verbal communication
Experience with Splunk products
Contributions to the security community such as research, public CVEs, bug-bounty recognitions, open-source projects, and blogs or publications
Familiarity with “big data” and distributed systems technology
Ability to drive efforts as a SME: thinking in whole systems, working within and between teams to have a positive security impact.
Open to remote as well
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.
Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.
This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?
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