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Splunk Security Engineer

Job ID: 35085
Department: Technology Department
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey is seeking a Security Engineering professional with Splunk experience to support work related to Splunk Enterprise Security. The right candidate will be deploying, operating, and maintaining Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security Information Events Management (SIEM). This position is located in Jersey City, NJ.


  • Develops and Implements innovative Splunk based solutions.
  • Develops processes, procedures, standards and operational plans.
  • Responsible for improving upon existing processes and systems by utilizing critical thinking skills in disseminating information.
  • Provide industry standard expertise in the deployment, configuration, and operations of Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security.
  • Develops customized dashboards for operations, security and management teams.
  • Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.
  • Support, maintain, and expand Splunk infrastructure in a highly resilient configuration.
  • Integrate Splunk with a wide variety of standard and legacy data sources like IPS Logs, DNS logs, a multitude of log sources, Threat Intel feeds etc.,
  • Participate in other Cyber Security projects as needed
  • Work with other teams in a collaborative effort to support overall security efforts

**Note** This is a project position


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Demonstrated experience in Splunk engineering and administration, including Splunk Enterprise Security.
  • 5 or more years of related information technology experience.
  • At least 3+ years of work experience with Splunk real-time processing architecture and deployment.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the upper tier scripting languages. For example, Python, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript, Shell Scripting, XML, etc.
  • Experience in software development, system architecture, and/or database.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Configuration Management experience
  • Python scripting experience

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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