Senior Manager, Threat & Vulnerability Management (US Remote Available) - McLean, VA

  • Splunk
  • McLean, VA, USA
  • Jul 10, 2020
Full time Information Technology

Job Description


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!


Splunk is seeking a Threat & Vulnerability Management (TVM) leader to support the strategic direction of Splunk Global Security, protecting the company as it becomes a multibillion dollar business. In this role you will manage our Threat & Vulnerability and offensive security teams. The role is cross-functional, and you will be leading efforts to protect the Splunk attack surface. Key to your success is blending business insight with the vision to deliver security services that optimize the hyper-growth nature of Splunk while guarding its assets, people, and processes from a range of threat actors.


  • Manage a team of highly technical offensive security professionals
  • Pursue operational strategies to scale TVM capabilities
  • Build partnerships between TVM and other Splunk business units to enable vulnerability and red teaming assessments against Splunk products, infrastructure and business systems
  • Define frameworks and strategies to enable sustainable remediation
  • Define and execute strategy to conduct red team assessments and adversary emulation engagements
  • Collaborate with 3rd parties including consulting firms and security researchers on coordinating assessments, validating vulnerability reports/findings and influencing remediation
  • Engagement with the security and bug bounty research community
  • Liaise with internal Compliance teams to ensure that appropriate scanning, testing, reporting and mitigation is being performed to meet compliance requirements
  • Provide leadership and mentoring including technical and personal development for team members.
  • Some travel may be required for work with the leadership team, planning and other activities


  • 7+ years of experience in information security and 3+ years leading a TVM team
  • 5+ years of experience in a medium to large sized IT organization with a large cloud footprint
  • Maintain current knowledge of threat landscape, attacker techniques and mitigations
  • Demonstrable experience with penetration testing tools and tactics
  • Hands on experience coordinating red teaming and purple teaming exercises
  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure and application security concepts and tools
  • Experience partnering with members of the security community including security consulting firms and security researchers
  • Strategic, but also detail-oriented and hands-on
  • Ability to evolve security strategy based on research, data, business direction, and industry trends
  • Use a data driven approach to report on security posture and influence decision making
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • B.A./B.S or equivalent work experience
  • You are eligible to work in the United States without company sponsorship

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.