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IT Security Expert

Country/Region:  IN

Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Req ID 29743 Pune, India


IT Security Engineer – SIEM (ZF-Group)

ZF is looking for an IT Security Engineer – SIEM, strengthening its globally distributed IT Security department within the IT organization (FI). The responsibilities of an IT Security Engineer - SIEM consist of operational and organizational topics, such as the operation and maintenance of IT Security related systems/platforms and the collaboration, consulting and project management in IT Security related projects and activities.


Location: Pune (IN)


Range of duties:

  • Architecting, extending and administering the ZF SIEM environment including data on-boarding, dashboards, knowledge objects, user groups and maintenance of associated infrastructure
  • Support the migration process of the On-Premises SIEM to the Cloud
  • Primarily responsible and coordinating main contact person between ZF and our third-party Managed Security Service Provider regarding operational matters of the ZF SIEM/SOAR environment and external SOC
  • Maintain strategic ZF SIEM architectural development roadmap
  • Collaborating with third party managers and engineers to ensure a seamless delivery of SIEM/SOAR and external SOC activities
  • Support projects to identify Security Use-Cases and perform evaluations which and what data to be onboarded to the global SIEM environment
  • Support of the operation and enhancement of the Security Analytics Platform
  • Perform data mining and analysis, using various query and reporting methods
  • Coordination of implementation and continuous improvement of Security Monitoring Use-Cases and Processes to support efficient security operations
  • Change-, Config- and Release-Management regarding IT Security products


University degree in the field of computer science / IT security or equivalent experience (4 years) required.


Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Splunk Admin or Splunk Architect Certification
  • A minimum of four years experience in an IT organization and/or Cyber Security environment is required. Any combination of Cyber Security or Information Technology with Splunk and SplunkCloud experience will be considered.
  • Strong technical background and practical knowledge in relevant IT Security solutions (SIEM, SOAR, Linux, CI/CD, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Familiar with modern operation methodologies and concepts / DevOps
  • Good understanding of IT technologies and evolving trends (e.g. Cloud Security, Security Automation)
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Programming experience in Python
  • Experience in working within international and globally distributed teams
  • High level of personal resilience
  • Self-driven, results-oriented approach to work. Ability to work in a team
  • Fluent business English (Written and spoken)

Qualifications (as a plus):

Holding one or more of the following certificates is a plus: CISSP, CISA, CISM, SSCP, OSCP, CEH, GIAC/SANS certificates, LPIC-X


Determination of the individual basic salary is based on the corresponding prior knowledge.


Reference Code:

Interested applicants should submit their resume and references, including an internal application form quoting the reference code: 10335917


Be part of our ZF team as Principal Engineer - SIEM and apply now!


Rajesh Geddam

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