Splunk Engineer

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 2 months ago
Contact: Carissa Burgos
Reference: 260682

Our Federal Government Client is seeking a Splunk Engineer

This is a long-term contract role with an initial contract duration of 12 months, with the potential for extension up to 2x12 months, located at our client's premises in the ACT or Offsite with flexible working arrangements.

As the selected candidate, you will:

  • Lead the engineering, administration, and tuning of a highly complex Splunk environment for the Cyber Security team within the Digital Strategy & Cyber Security branch.
  • Maintain the overall Splunk architecture and ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the SIEM.
  • Manage Splunk Cloud environment application updates, dashboarding, integrations, and health checks.
  • Onboard new data/log sources and assist in the development of use cases and playbooks.
  • Investigate technologies to assist with vulnerability analysis and remediation efforts.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and trends in the cybersecurity industry.

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Information Technology, or related field. Relevant certifications such as Splunk User, Core, Architect, ES, and SOAR are preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in cybersecurity with knowledge of common threats, vulnerabilities, and attack vectors. Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk Cloud, and Splunk SOAR.
  • Experience with case, incident, and ticket management, as well as ITSM tools such as ServiceNow and Atlassian.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, with strong problem-solving and analytical skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens with Baseline security clearance.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Carissa Burgos on 0262689778 quoting Job Reference: # 260682.

The closing date for this role is on Friday, 01 March 2024. Expression of Interest for other positions will remain open until 10 March 2024.

Please note: Only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.