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Sr Information Security Engineer – Splunk Admin in Brea, California at Danaher

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: DEN000252

About Us

Danaher's Dental Platform is a $3B global business focused on all aspects of dental care.  With the intention to spin-off the Dental Platform to become its own public company in the second half of 2019, “Dental Co” will become one of the largest and most innovative dental companies in the world.  We are changing the face of dentistry with our differentiated portfolio of products designed to serve every dental professional’s need. It is our mission to make our dentist's work simpler and better connected so more patients are cared for in a shorter time. Our dental brands include traditional consumables and equipment (KaVo Kerr) and specialty products (Ormco and Nobel Biocare).


The Information Security Engineer helps to safeguard Danaher Dental Platform’s computer networks and systems. You will plan and carry out security measures to monitor and protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration and cyber-attacks.  You will work on the vulnerability remediation process and the resolution of the Information Security tickets, escalations and incidents, either autonomously or in collaboration with other IT or Danaher associates.  You will have the ability to work autonomously and with a diverse team and should be able to thrive in fast-paced, high-stress situations. You will communicate network security issues to peers and management.

The Information Security Engineer works with the Information Security Manager, the Dental Platform IT teams and the Danaher Information Security team to ensure the global infrastructure is maintained at the highest security standards.

  • Observe and respond to TMC, SOC alerts, anti-virus alerts and other configured security alerts
  • Manage, configure and administer Splunk logs, configuration and alerts
  • Assist in the detection, prevention and analysis of security threats
  • Lead incident response, including steps to minimize the impact and then assist with the technical and forensic investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the damage
  • Provide 3rd level support to IT Support/EUC Team members for Information Security related issues
  • Work with vendors for new projects or support issues
  • Some travel required

Job Requirements


Required Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
  • 3 – 5 years’ industry experience in an information security function
  • Splunk certification required and at a minimum Splunk Enterprise Certified Administrator; Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect is preferred
  • Splunk - Must be able to scope, size, deploy and manage a Splunk on-prem instance for a large enterprise
  • Linux proficiency
  • Proficient in Incident Response
  • Working knowledge of Nexpose, Nessus or similar vulnerability assessment tool
  • Configuration of Windows and Linux host-based security as well as network and cloud-based security systems
  • Networking (TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS)
Preferred Skills & Experience:
  • CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
  • GSEC: SANS GIAC Security Essentials
  • Any cloud security certification
Why join Danaher’s new DentalCo?  This is a ground floor opportunity with a global company with a solid foundation. You will be able to build from scratch and grow and tailor the security needs of Danaher’s DentalCo. This new dental platform has global reach and working with 99% of all dental offices around the world. Think of this landscape and the security challenges. Danaher and DentalCo are progressive around eCommerce and digital projects and the internet-of-things in the dental space.

Danaher Corporation Overview

On July 19, 2018, Danaher announced its intention to spin-off the Dental Platform to form a new publicly traded dental company.  The new company “DentalCo” (to be named later) will create one of the largest and most innovative dental companies in the world.  The benefits of this spin-off will allow the Dental business to be more impactful, with greater focus around organic and inorganic growth; be more agile and quick to respond to changing market environments; allow increased access to capital to innovate and invest in clinical and practice workflows; as well as, allow for significant career opportunities for associates and leaders.  DentalCo will be a public entity traded on the NYSE. Collectively, its businesses generated roughly $2.8 billion in revenues in fiscal year 2017 with a global presence in 100 countries, with 20 manufacturing sites.  

The spin-off of DentalCo will enable the new company with increased growth and future value.  The Company will be driven by the same strong core values and a foundation provided by the Danaher Business System, Danaher's associates are pursuing a focused strategy aimed at creating a premier stand-alone Dental company – “Danaher 3.0”.