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MindPoint Group SIEM Engineer in Richmond, Virginia

SIEM Engineer

Department: SOC


Text code SIEM2 to 202-915-6712 to apply!

MindPoint Group delivers industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, services, and products. We are trusted cybersecurity advisors to key government and commercial decision-makers and support security operations for some of the most security-conscious organizations globally.

Our relationship with you is for the long run because your success is our success. We invest in your success through fantastic benefits (healthcare, generous PTO, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement, to name a few).

Beyond just excellent pay and benefits, you-ll want to work here for reasons that can-t be written into an offer letter-the challenge, growth opportunities, and most important: the culture of a company that cares about you.

A position at MPG promises you

  • A diverse organization

  • A safe workplace with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind

  • A balanced work life. Seriously.

  • A stable, established, and growing business

  • A leadership team focused on your professional growth and development

Job Description

MindPoint Group is seeking an experienced SIEM Engineer that will be responsible for the deployment, administration, log ingestion, health monitoring, and content creation for the SIEM. In addition to SIEM engineering, you will be helping to administer a variety of other security tools within the client environment.

What you get to do every day:

  • Administer the client-s SaaS SIEM (Splunk Cloud), the supporting hardware/software, and additional client security tools

  • Develop, implement, review, and tune SOC detection content

  • SIEM health monitoring, optimization, and capacity planning

  • Onboard, normalize, and maintain a wide variety of data sources including various OS, appliance, application, Cloud, and SaaS logs

  • Design and modify reports, dashboards, and visualizations to support the SOC-s mission

  • Troubleshoot/solve complex integration challenges and configuration issues

  • Manage SOC knowledge base (JIRA/Confluence)

  • Technical documentation of engineering tasks (tool onboarding, process documents, etc.)

  • Develop and maintain custom scripts as needed to support SIEM and SOAR capabilities


*Secret Clearance required*

What skills are required?

  • Bachelor-s Degree or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience

  • Eight (8) years of general work experience (with at least six (6) years of IT/Cyber experience) and three (3) years of experience architecting, implementing and managing Splunk (or a similar SIEM tool)

  • Strong understanding of SaaS SIEM architecture, on-prem components, and data ingestion

  • Ability to create dashboards, reports, and detection content

  • General understanding of data sources, including various OS, appliance, application, Cloud, and SaaS logs

  • Experience normalizing various data sources to the Splunk Common Information Model, using both published TAs and custom parsing configurations

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to describe highly technical concepts in non-technical terms

  • Understanding of the SOC-s mission and how SIEM engineering supports the overall team

What is ideal?

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Knowledge of scripting and coding (Python and Javascript)

Additional Information

  • All offers are contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or successful accommodation for an exemption.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • Compensation is unique to each candidate, and relative to the skills and experience they bring to the position. The salary range for this position is typically $150-170k. This does not guarantee a specific salary, as compensation is based upon multiple factors such as education, experience, certifications, and other requirements and may fall outside of the above-stated range.

  • Highlights of our benefits include Health/Dental/Vision, 401(k) match, Flexible Time Off, STD/LTD/Life Insurance, Referral Bonuses, professional development reimbursement, maternity/paternity leave, mobile phone stipend, pre-tax commuter benefits, the opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and more!

  • MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Text code SIEM2 to 202-915-6712 to apply!