Global Cyber Defense Splunk Engineer – Infrastructure

Cyber Security Cyber Risk Posted: 14-Nov-2022

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Work you'll do

The successful candidate will help support, coordinate, and manage the processes and team members running and maintaining the Splunk infrastructure in a global multi-data center environment. This role requires a forward-thinking consultative approach and a high degree of collaboration with the Splunk architects and Infrastructure teams.
The GEMS Engineer works closely with team leadership to ensure integration of operations and maintenance to team standards. The role requires experience in process creation / implementation and complex project delivery and coordination. The candidate should have knowledge experience with Splunk and the processes around content development, log source onboarding, and/or maintenance of Splunk and Splunk ES. The candidate should exhibit a high service attitude and operations discipline to deliver a 24x7, highly available and highly performing, production application.
  • Partner with development and operations teams to develop practical solutions and processes.
  • Coordinate log ingestion / content development activities with the core team and key stakeholders in a global organization.
  • Clearly document and diagram deployment-specific aspects of architectures and environments, working closely with various teams to create application runbooks, playbooks, and knowledge base documents.
  • Assist in troubleshoot issues in production and other environments, applying problem-solving techniques (e.g., log analysis, non-invasive tests).
  • Works closely with team leadership to ensure integration of operations and maintenance to team standards.
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of global cyber initiatives and strategies.
  • Works independently in their role to solve complex issues from Global stakeholders.

The team

The Deloitte Global Cybersecurity function is responsible for enhancing data protection, standardizing and securing critical infrastructure, and gaining cyber visibility through security operations centers. The Cybersecurity organization delivers a comprehensive set of security services to Deloitte’s global network of firms around the globe.


  • 4+ years of experience with global and complex projects.
  • Experience with process creation, enhancement, and implementation.
  • Experience working in a management position that is customer facing to be able to effectively resolve customer issues and requests with team members.
  • Experience creating technical documentation
  • Understanding of large scale SIEM environments.
  • Understanding of Cloud Services – Azure, AWS.
  • Understanding of Splunk data onboarding processes.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work appropriately with technical and nontechnical teams.
  • Good influencing and reasoning skills; good at conflict resolution and consensus building.
Education and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Business Information Systems or other bachelor’s degree combined with relevant experience and accomplishments.
  • Any privacy regulation experience
  • Knowledge of networking, firewalls, load balancers etc.
  • Experience working with a strict change control process utilizing tools such as Azure DevOps.

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At Deloitte Global people are valued and respected for who they are – with opportunities to bring their unique perspectives, talents and passions to business challenges. Our global workspace creates room for individuality and collaboration. Ours is an inclusive, supportive, connected culture with a focus on development, flexibility, and well-being. This culture makes Deloitte Global one of the most rewarding places to work, and to transform your career.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe in investing in you, helping you identify and hone your unique strengths at every step of your career. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities, and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


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At Deloitte Global, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritize respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.