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Senior Cyber Engineer-SIEM

Company: Truist
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:
1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

This role will work under the Corporate Information Security Analytics team. The successful candidate will need to leverage a blend of communication skills with technical knowledge of SIEM, security logging and related infrastructure to assist in the operation and management of a cyber-security logging and monitoring program. The candidate will maintain and support the health and availability of the SIEM platform and associated configurations. Communication skills, both oral and written, are key attributes of a successful candidate as process documentation and tracking skills are vital in coordinating tasks, and appropriately managing targeted data sources, mapped use cases, or operational process development.

***REMOTE WORK OPTION possible***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Provide support for the Splunk Enterprise Security Application and associated components.
  • Maintain Splunk Enterprise Security configuration
  • Assist the content engineering team in developing security-focused content for Splunk, including creation of complex threat detection logic and operational dashboards
  • Work with cross-functional teams to proactively improve on existing integration automation/workflows.
  • Provide on-call support and ensure technical issues are quickly resolved and help implement strategies and solutions to reduce the likelihood of recurrence.
  • Act as a key point of escalation for teammates, provide guidance and mentoring using adaptive communication style that promotes learning
  • Work with application owners and Cyber Threat Operation Center (CTOC) to develop alerting requirements for anomalous activity.
  • Perform data quality tasks necessary to achieve the greatest efficiency for the platform, and highest fidelity of alerts and search responses.
  • Develop a document repository and the supporting policies, processes, and guidelines needed to manage Splunk ES and meet enterprise security, audit, and compliance requirements.


    Required Qualifications:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Bachelor's degree and eight years of experience in systems engineering or administration or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

    2. Deep specialized and/or broad functional knowledge in applied enterprise information security technologies including but not limited to firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, network operating systems, identity management, database activity monitoring, encryption, content filtering, and Mainframe security

    3. CISSP Certification

    4. Previous experience in leading complex IT projects


    • Splunk Certification - Splunk Certificated Administrator minimum, Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect preferred, Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) Administrator or 3 years of Splunk ES experience .
    • Experience working with distributed Splunk infrastructure, specifically Search Head Clusters.
    • Cloud knowledge (AWS, Azure, GCP) with experience preferred in managing Splunk site-to-site peering.
    • Experience working with Splunk ES Frameworks and advanced Splunk concepts - Assets and Identities, Threat Intelligence, Risk Based Alerting, MLTK, etc.
    • Mid-High level understanding of applied enterprise information security technologies including, but not limited to, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, network operating systems, identity management, database activity monitoring, encryption, content filtering and mainframe security
    • Extensive experience implementing, architecting and administering Splunk Enterprise Security in complex deployment configurations
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Mid-High-level experience in technical writing and networking diagrams.
    • Strong Problem Solving Skills including but not limited to:
      • Analyze and communicate complex issues including the ability to investigate and learn new concepts rapidly
      • Identify and communicate possible solutions along with associated benefits and drawbacks
      • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to drive resolution

        Preferred Qualifications:

        1. Knowledge of financial services industry and all applicable regulations and industry standards

        2. Other security certifications (e.g. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security, GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED), Certified Perimeter Protection Analyst (GPPA))

        3. Other technical certifications (e.g. CCNA, Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).)

        Other Job Requirements / Working Conditions


        Constantly (More than 50% of the time)

        Visual / Audio / Speaking

        Able to access and interpret client information received from the computer and able to hear and speak with individuals in person and on the phone.

        Manual Dexterity / Keyboarding

        Able to work standard office equipment, including PC keyboard and mouse, copy/fax machines, and printers.


        Able to work all hours scheduled, including overtime as directed by manager/supervisor and required by business need.


        Minimal and up to 10%

        General Description of Available Benefits for Eligible Employees of Truist Financial Corporation: All regular teammates (not temporary or contingent workers) working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits, though eligibility for specific benefits may be determined by the division of Truist offering the position. Truist offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, tax-preferred savings accounts, and a 401k plan to teammates. Teammates also receive no less than 10 days of vacation (prorated based on date of hire and by full-time or part-time status) during their first year of employment, along with 10 sick days (also prorated), and paid holidays. For more details on Truist's generous benefit plans, please visit our Benefits site. Depending on the position and division, this job may also be eligible for Truist's defined benefit pension plan, restricted stock units, and/or a deferred compensation plan. As you advance through the hiring process, you will also learn more about the specific benefits available for any non-temporary position for which you apply, based on full-time or part-time status, position, and division of work.

        Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, citizenship or national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Truist is a Drug Free Workplace.

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