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Senior Security Engineer, Workforce IAM (US Remote Available)

Company: Splunk
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

About Splunk
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!
About the Role
As a member of Splunk's Workforce Identity and Access Management (Workforce IAM) team, the Senior Security Engineer will be responsible for implementing identity services and platforms, mainly Okta and Directory Services. You must have a proven track record in delivering identity solutions that are functional, secure, scalable, and reliable. Your work will not only dramatically improve Splunk's security posture, but also improve workforce productivity. This role will work with the Senior Manager of Identity and Access Management.

  • Lead the design, engineering, and deployment of Directory Services (i.e. Active Directory) and Okta

  • Participate in or lead troubleshooting and incident resolution of complex high severity incidents

  • Analyze the current environment to identify technical and operational opportunities and develop continuous improvement action plans

  • Participate in disaster recovery, capacity planning, performance monitoring, and maintenance to ensure high availability

  • Understand and adhere to standard operational processes to ensure audibility and compliance with industry standards (SOX, GDPR, UKCE etc.)

  • Build relationships with the other teams in the Splunk Global Security organization, but also across the company

  • Mentor and train others in the use and functionality of the IAM services


    • 8+ year of experience in IAM with 3+ years of experience in implementing, integrating, and supporting end-to-end Directory Services and Okta solutions

    • Hands-on production experiences with Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Okta

    • Experience in various authentication standards such as SAML, OAuth, SCIM, OpenID Connect and FIDO2

    • Experience in security and implementation standards such as the least privilege, privileged access management and passwordless authentication

    • Good understanding of the overall infrastructure including data centers, networking, load balancers, and how all the components interact

    • Familiarity with PKI, Public Certificate Authorities, OpenSSL, Hashicorp Stack (e.g. Vault)

    • Development experience with at least one program language (e.g. PowerShell, Python, Java)

    • Familiarity with DevOps and CI/CD Pipelines

    • Experience with Terraform (preferably the Okta provider) is a plus

      Education and Certifications

      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field required or equivalent work experience

      • CISSP, CISM, or equivalent certification preferred

        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.
        Note: Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location. Please note that the base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base pay will vary based on factors such as work location as set out below, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation and may be eligible for equity or long-term cash awards.
        Benefits are an important part of Splunk's Total Rewards package. This role is eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, an ESPP and much more! Learn more about our comprehensive benefits and wellbeing offering at .
        Base Pay Range
        SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro, and New York City Metro Area
        Base Pay Range: $147,200.00 - 202,400.00 per year
        California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts
        Base Pay Range: $132,000.00 - 181,500.00 per year
        All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area.
        Base Pay Range: $124,000.00 - 170,500.00 per year

Keywords: Splunk, Sacramento , Senior Security Engineer, Workforce IAM (US Remote Available), Engineering , Sacramento, California

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