Senior Cloud Security Penetration Tester (U.S. Remote) at Splunk

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are 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, 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!

You Will

This role provides engineering and operational support for performing intelligence/ threat-based security assessments on Splunk systems, cloud infrastructure, and internal orchestration tooling to identify security risks. It also works to brief systems owners of the potential impacts of those risks to their mission. Cloud Security penetration testers perform unbiased comprehensive assessments that produce meaningful security recommendations that are tailored to the environment. This includes:
  • Performing penetration tests, developing detailed technical recommendations and support engineering efforts for remediation.
  • Researching, developing, operationalizing, evaluating, and improving defensive tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for detecting and responding to modern cyber threats, including development in languages like Python and Go
  • Develop internal SOPs and job aids to support team initiatives
  • Develop automation for detection and testing tooling

You Are
  • Five or more years of security experience in penetration testing, information security hardening technologies and techniques, blue teaming, cyber attack simulation, cloud infrastructure security, or similar.
  • A strong foundation in the deployment of a wide range of security solutions. Five or more years of proven Linux systems administration and cloud-based infrastructure is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately assess problems and requests from multiple perspectives, analyze approach feasibility, and decide on the efficient course of action.
  • A proven understanding of multi-tenant deployments at scale. This includes security, hardening, policies, and deployment in infrastructures such as Amazon or Google Cloud
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate technical information to others
  • Experience with Splunk, DevOps tools, Kubernetes, CI/CD, and Git
  • Preference for one or more of the following certifications: GPEN, GWAPT, GXPN, OSCP, CEH, OSCE, or OSWE

This is a FULLY REMOTE, US-based position. We welcome applicants anywhere in the US! You must be a US Citizen working on US soil to be considered.

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.

(Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $90,000. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits. Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).
More Information on Splunk
Splunk operates in the Big Data industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA, San Jose, CA, Seattle, WA, Plano, TX and McLean, VA. Splunk was founded in 2021. It has 8062 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 81 open jobs at Splunk, click here.
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