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Splunk Sr. Threat & Vulnerability Analyst (US Remote West Coast) in Seattle, Washington

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Splunk is a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, our customers, having fun, and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!


The Senior Threat and Vulnerability Analyst works with the Sr. Manager, Threat and Vulnerability Management (TVM). This role will be responsible for delivering vulnerability management services to internal Splunk customers. You are passionate about and have advanced level of working knowledge in information security, have a desire to always learn and improve, as well as mentor others. Deep level of experience in enterprise vulnerability management or penetration testing is required. Ability to drive change and apply critical thinking skills are key success factors. Extraordinary communication skills are necessary for this role, as you will need to translate highly technical concepts into risk impact and advise decision makers on the best course of action. We are a passionate team who has fun, enjoys a good laugh but above all else thinks security first.


  • Build strong relationships with business owners and service providers from across Splunk

  • Identify and handle network vulnerability assessments to identify vulnerabilities or confirm compliance to security standards using enterprise vulnerability tools

  • Head up vulnerability scans run and complete as scheduled

  • Analyze results from internal and external vulnerability scans and drive risk remediation planning

  • Assess identified vulnerabilities to understand their impact and potential mitigation and create a plan

  • As a Senior level Representative of the Threat & Vulnerability Management team, work with platform owners, technical teams and business units in a security consulting role to facilitate vulnerability prioritization and remediation

  • Ensure documentation of identified false positives and exclusions

  • Ensure vulnerability scan results are consumable by the intended audience

  • Participate in advanced risk assessments and contribute to improvements in the overall security posture of Splunk

  • Partner with blue team to develop detection content related to vulnerabilities & participate in threat hunting missions.

  • Partner with threat intelligence function to contribute to a common operating picture of aggregate risk exposure


  • 8+ years professional/practical IT or IT Security experience; or 3 years and a Master’s degree

  • 2 years or more of experience as a full-time vulnerability analyst

  • Experience with performing complex network vulnerability scans in both on-prem and cloud environments using common vulnerability assessment tools

  • Advanced level of experience with identification of false positives, true positives and exceptions

  • High level of experience in analyzing, identifying and developing remediation plans for vulnerabilities

  • In-depth understanding of network & web-based attacks and remediation

  • Deep knowledge level of well-known vulnerabilities and exploits

  • Advanced working knowledge of cloud technologies, including CI/CD pipelines, containerized environments, and orchestration components preferred

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and take ownership of service delivery

  • Proven history of solving problems with no obvious solutions

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to view issues through the customer’s lens while balancing the business need with the required level of security posture

  • Solid attention to detail

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information security or related discipline or equivalent work experience.

  • You are eligible to work in the United States without company sponsorship

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.

About Splunk

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!

SF Only

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.

Non SF

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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