Security Consultant Intelligence & Operations

United States

Computer Task Group, Inc

CTG is a top digital transformation solutions provider with 55+ years of experience. We don't just deliver transformation—we deliver Transformation Accelerated.

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Description

CTG is seeking to fill a Splunk SME opening for our client in Albany, NY.

 

Location: Albany, NY

Duration: 12+ months with possible extension

 

Overview:

We are seeking a subject matter expert on Splunk who is highly skilled and experienced in Splunk Enterprise Security Administration to join our dynamic cybersecurity team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the administration, architecting, and engineering of Splunk ES GovCloud environment to include managing data models, CIM compliance, and 200+ sourcetypes. Managing the Splunk ES GovCloud index alerts to analyze data from various sources effectively. The role requires a deep understanding of cybersecurity principles and the ability to apply data analytics to enhance our organization's security posture.

 

Duties:

  • Develop, configure, and maintain complex Splunk indexes, data models, sourcetypes, and dashboards to meet the specific needs of the organization.
  • Collaborate with cybersecurity analysts to identify key data points and log sources for correlation to enhance threat detection and response capabilities.
  • Optimize Splunk performance by fine-tuning sourcetypes, data models, and summary indexes to ensure efficient data processing and retrieval.
  • Implement advanced Splunk Administrative techniques to identify and alert on any potential security incidents and vulnerabilities.
  • Work closely with IT and security teams to integrate various log sources into Splunk, ensuring comprehensive visibility across the network.
  • Conduct regular reviews of existing Splunk applications, adjusting and making improvements to keep up with the evolving security landscape.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to team members on Splunk best practices and advanced correlation techniques.
  • Stay updated with the latest Splunk features and cybersecurity trends, incorporating new knowledge into the organization's Splunk environment.
  • Participate in incident response activities, leveraging Splunk to provide critical insights and facilitate rapid resolution.

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong communication and documentation skills, capable of effectively articulating technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with Splunk in a cybersecurity context.
  • @Splunk ES Administrator, Splunk Power User, or Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin certification is highly desired.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, threats, vulnerabilities, and incident response protocols.
  • Proficient in creating complex Splunk SPL (Search Processing Language) queries and developing advanced correlation rules.
  • Experience with log and data source integration, data normalization, Splunk data models, and Splunk CIM.
  • Knowledge of network protocols, infrastructure, and key security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, endpoint security, etc.).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Cybersecurity.

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group are required.

 

CTG does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee based recruitment services for this role.

 

To Apply:

To be considered, please apply directly to this requisition using the link provided. For additional information, please contact Laura Dominguez at 716-887-7203 or Laura.Dominguez@ctg.com. Kindly forward this to any other interested parties. Thank you!

 

The expected base salary for this position ranges from $99,000 to $117,250. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, market factors, and where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. In addition to salary, a competitive benefit package is also offered.

About Us

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit www.ctg.com.

Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company in every country in which we operate.

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

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Tags: Analytics Compliance Computer Science Data Analytics Endpoint security Firewalls IDS Incident response IPS Splunk Threat detection Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Competitive pay

Region: North America
Country: United States
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