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Information Security Engineer - Splunk

Company: Wintrust
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.

Why join us?

  • An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 8 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years)
  • Competitive pay and discretionary or incentive bonus eligible
  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few
  • Promote from within culture Why join this team?
    • We are a dynamic and growing team that plays a critical role at Wintrust.
    • We foster a culture of collaboration, empowerment, responsibility and accomplishment.
    • We encourage and support a commitment to professional development.
    • We provide a safe and supportive working environment. Position Overview

      The Information Security Engineer is responsible for designing and implementing monitoring solutions focused on threat detection of Wintrust's critical business processes. The Information Security Engineer will be a member of the team that supports and maintains the application and system security logging platform for incident and event management.

      What You'll Do
      • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and operation of Splunk Enterprise technology
      • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and Splunk Enterprise performance
      • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
      • Troubleshoot issues and outages and document the problems and their resolution.
      • Collaborate with analytics experts to improve data that feeds Splunk Enterprise to improve data - driven decision making within the department
      • Provide documentation and technical specifications for upgrades and configuration changes
      • Build technical documentation and manuals Qualifications
        • BS or MS degree in Information Technology or a relevant experience
        • 5+ years of Information Technology engineering experience
        • 3+ years of PowerShell or scripting language experience (regex preferred)
        • Demonstrated ability to be the SME in OS level engineering (Win and Linux)
        • Knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols
        • Process oriented with great documentation skills
        • Excellent oral and written communications skills
        • Self-motivated, able to work independently, and takes initiative
        • Ability to work through ambiguous work situations
        • Experience maintaining data processing systems

          *NOTE: Wintrust will provide the training necessary to use the Splunk Tool to perform this job.


          From our first day in business, Wintrust has been proud to serve a variety of unique communities and people from all walks of life. To be Chicago's Bank - and Wisconsin's Bank -, we need to reflect that diversity both in all the communities we serve, the people we employ, the organizations we work with, and our banking and lending practices. Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Wintrust, Des Plaines , Information Security Engineer - Splunk, Engineering , Des Plaines, Illinois

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