Sr. Associate Engineer - Security Data Pipeline - Remote

KPMG

3.5

(87)

Houston, TX (Remote)

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    Position summary

    pipelines for collecting, processing, and analyzing security-related data from various sources; apply best practices for data integrity, reliability, and scalability in the security data pipeline

    • Integrate diverse security data sources, including logs, events, and alerts, into the data pipeline; collaborate with cybersecurity teams to understand data requirements and ensure the pipeline meets the needs of the organization

    • Implement data transformation and enrichment processes to enhance the quality and context of security data; work closely with security analysts to understand data enrichment requirements for effective threat analysis

    • Enact monitoring mechanisms to track the performance and efficiency of the security data pipeline; optimize the pipeline continuously to accommodate increasing data volumes and evolving security requirements; collaborate with end-users to ensure data collected is data desired and parsed accordingly to minimize unnecessary license cost

    • Maintain comprehensive documentation of the security data pipeline architecture, configurations, and processes; generate regular reports on the performance of the pipeline, data quality, and incidents detected

    • Ensure that the security data pipeline complies with relevant security standards, regulations, and industry best practices; collaborate with compliance teams to implement necessary controls and reporting mechanisms

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum three years of recent experience in data pipeline development with a focus on security data; minimum three years of recent experience using Cribl to collect, reduce, enrich, normalize and route data

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information security, or a related field is preferred; relevant certifications in cybersecurity or data engineering is preferred

    • Strong programming and scripting skills (for example, Python and SQL) for data processing and automation

    • Experience with big data technologies, such as Hadoop and Spark, for large-scale data processing; experience with agent-based data collection, cloud to cloud, syslog (unstructured data), and REST API

    • Familiarity with the following: cloud platforms and services like AWS, Azure, and GCP; Azure infrastructure, Log Analytics, Sentinel, and Event Hub; Datadog (or similar) integrations using agent deployments, API, and syslog collection

    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

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    Why you should apply for a job to KPMG:

  • 64% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We help our employees manage their personal lives with adoption reimbursement, in-home and backup care programs and parental leave.
  • We empower individuals to advance in their education and career, from pre-k to the c-suite with the ambition of changing lives.
  • From telecommuting to a compressed workweek, KPMG offers a culture of flexibility for all employees.