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Senior Security Engineer
Ref No.: 21-00184
Location: chicago, Illinois
Position Summary:
The 'Senior Security Engineer Splunk SIEM' contributes to the success of the Bank by building a safe and sound technology environment for business operations with a focus on Splunk related solutions. This individual will work with internal Splunk customers to develop custom use cases and evolving an existing Splunk cluster's design towards achieving those goals. The team this role is a part of focuses on project work and includes experienced, passionate technology security professionals.

  • Maintaining the operational status of a clustered Splunk deployment
  • Ensuring FHLBC has complete visibility into the cloud, physical, application, and endpoint security layers
  • Planning and implementing changes to the deployment architecture
  • Working with internal security, compliance, developer, and operations teams to develop custom use cases
  • Act as the point of contact for an MSSP and ensure they are meeting the letter of the SOW
  • Contribute to design and execute delivery for technologies that improve overall security posture or technology service delivery within the organization.
  • Analyze requirements and apply knowledge of business needs and security risks to determine appropriate course of action.
  • Develop security standards and procedures to ensure appropriate controls throughout the technology environment.
  • Documentation of security policy, standard, procedure and design documents.

  • Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect certification is highly preferred. Similar certification or experience will be considered.
  • 6-8 years of security or technology experience.
  • 4 year college degree in information technology or equivalent experience.
  • Security and technology certifications are highly preferred (CISSP, SANS GSEC, GMON, MCSE/MCITP).
  • Experience in a Windows Server environment.
  • Understanding of cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services (IaaS) and SaaS.
  • Scripting/automation experience, Python or PowerShell preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:
  • Outstanding communication (verbal, written, visualization and listening) skills.
  • Self-starter who can work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Giving and receiving effective feedback across all interactions.
  • Ability to address conflict with peers and others in the organization.
  • Interest in understanding customer perspective to aid in development of the right solution.
  • Commitment to delivering quality solutions.
  • Ability to communicate technical topics to a non-technical audience.
  • Interest in understanding business needs to aid in developing solutions that are right for the broader organization.
  • Interest in working on a broad range of IT projects (Security, IaaS, Automation, Network, VoIP, Database,).