Senior SIEM Specialist

L3 Technologies


USA-New Jersey-Camden




Reporting to the Manager of Enterprise & Network Security, the SIEM Specialist has the responsibility for designing and implementing security technologies, with a strong focus on scripting to automate processes, integrate systems and develop tools to further the mission of the team

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement and support enterprise logging, event correlation, SIEM, and analytics solutions

  • Implement new security initiatives, utilizing technical solutions and policies & procedures.

  • Leverage scripting skills to develop tools for the automation of security processes using Python, Perl, Bash, and PowerShell.

  • Work with a wide variety of security tools, both network and system based, as needed.

  • Participate in internal projects and initiatives, researching and recommending appropriate security solutions.

  • Document processes, policies, and procedures as required.


Minimum Experience, Education, and Qualifications:

  • At least four years combined experience in information security, network/system administration, and/or scripting/programming is required.
  • Ability to learn new skills and technologies as required.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills of complex network, system, and/or security problems.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Highly disciplined and motivated, able to work independently, under direction, or as a member of a team.

  • Must be willing to periodically work non-standard hours and be on call.

  • Must be able to attain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. 

  • U.S. Citizenship required. 

Required Technical Knowledge:

  • A proficiency with scripting or programming is a must.
  • In depth knowledge of Windows and Linux/Unix, including applicable security principals.

  • A strong understanding of networking and relevant protocols including TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, and DNS.

Preferred Technical Knowledge:

  • Experience with Splunk, ArcSight, Securonix, or other SIEM like solutions
  • Experience with firewalls, VPNs, IDS, or other commercial network security solutions.

  • Experience with network sniffers (tcpdump, wireshark).

  • Experience with threat vulnerability assessment tools.

  • Experience working with SQL (MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle) and NoSQL (MongoDB, Hadoop) databases.

  • Experience working with data interexchange formats such as XML, JSON, STIX, and TAXI.

  • Working knowledge of the OSI model, dynamic routing protocols, and subnetting including CIDR notation.

  • Security certifications such CISSP or GIAC a plus.

  • Bachelors degree (or higher) in a related area of study is preferred


This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the successful applicant's skills and qualifications.  


Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance-abuse testing and background checks. E-Verify participant. 


L3 Communication Systems-East is located on the waterfront directly across the river from Philadelphia's Penn's Landing.  It is in the direct proximity of the New Jersey Aquarium, the BB&T Bank Center and Rutgers University.  There is free parking and shuttle service to public transportation (PATCO) and the New Jersey Transit Riverline stops right on the campus.





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Division - Communication Systems East-20000030

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