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Security Engineer (Python, Detection Engineering, Splunk)


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Join a world-class team of skilled engineers who build creative digital solutions to support our colleagues and clients.  We make a broad organizational impact by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that power Gartner.  Gartner IT values its culture of nonstop innovation, an outcome-driven approach to success, and the notion that great ideas can come from anyone on the team. 

About the role

Gartner information security teams are a group of passionate information security professionals dedicated to Protecting, Detecting, and Responding to threats. Our team is filled with lifelong learners who are consistently researching ways to better defend and stay ahead of the threats of tomorrow. We are a collaborative group, where good ideas come together whether they come from the most experienced or the newest members of the team.

We are looking for a well-rounded and motivated Security Engineer to join its Security Operations team with experience building automation workflows, writing security detections, as well as incident response experience.

What you will do

  • Build and implement tools to orchestrate and automate security monitoring and tasks. Build and support response playbooks and reporting metrics.
  • Develop innovative and cutting-edge detection content aligned with ATT&CK, Cyber Kill Chain, and various other cyber security frameworks
  • Work with key stakeholders to identify, respond to, and remediate information security issues.
  • Contribute ideas and solutions to a fast-paced, growing, and evolving team centered around operational excellence
  • Contribute to the maturity of the Security Operations team.
  • Assist with investigations of security events and incidents

What you will need

Ideal candidates have 2-4yrs of experience in a security focused role while also demonstrating the ability to code, automate, and engineer solutions. Candidates should have strong problem-solving skills along with the ability to consistently evaluate and reprioritize based on the current operation picture.

Must have

  • 2-4 years of information security / cybersecurity industry experience
  • 1+ years of experience using Splunk in a detection content creation capacity
  • 2+ years of scripting or software development experience, preferably developing automations. Not limited to but including scripting or programming experience (Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash)
  • Ability to integrate disparate systems using REST APIs
  • Ability to automate tasks and code solutions to repetitive problems
  • Knowledge of cloud security across multiple popular cloud providers

Nice to Have

  • Experience using SOAR, or a big data platform
  • Experience using Azure Sentinel
  • Experience setting up CI/CD pipelines.

Who you are

  • Education qualification as graduate or postgraduate degree in Engineering is required
  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills.
  • Able to work independently or within a team proactively in a time sensitive operations environment.
  • Innovation mindset – Takes opportunities to make existing processes more efficient and thinks “automation first”
  • Strong desire to improve upon and broaden their skills in information security

Don’t meet every single requirement? We encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right candidate for this, or other roles.


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