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Senior Information Security Engineer (Splunk Developer)

  • Technology & Data
  • Full time
  • R-335830

About Wells Fargo India
Wells Fargo India enables global talent capabilities for Wells Fargo Bank NA., by supporting business lines and staff functions across Technology, Operations, Risk, Audit, Process Excellence, Automation and Product, Analytics and Modeling. We are operating in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai locations.
Department Overview
Wells Fargo views Information Security as enabling lines of business to mitigate information security risk in accordance with our risk appetite. The mission of this team is to work with accountable leaders and teams across Cybersecurity and Wells Fargo to support Cybersecurity policy and domain governance, risk assessment, as well as Cybersecurity owned issues and corrective actions. This team has significant influence and accountability for ensuring Cybersecurity is maintaining the appropriate level of adherence to Cybersecurity security requirements and the necessary control inventory which enables Wells Fargo to provide a secure environment for our customers and employees.

About the Role
Cybersecurity (CS) has a new opportunity in the App and Web Security Logging team to work on Splunk development and incident management for the security events logging function in compliance with Information Security Control Requirements.  We are seeking a Senior Information Security Engineer to work with lines of business and technology teams to ensure compliance with Information Security Control Requirements.


  • Lead complex initiatives to develop infrastructure to provide solutions for business applications.
    • Participate in various projects intended to continually improve or upgrade the infrastructure security.
    • Evaluate internal and external software solutions which could be leveraged to meet target state architecture goals.
    • Review and analyze high impact outages to ensure the proper processes and procedures are in place to avoid problems in the future.
    • Design, build, deploy and maintain infrastructure security solutions through collaborative efforts with the team and third party vendors. Design, code, test, debug and document programs using Agile development practices.
    • Make decisions in technical designs, implementation plans and identify project risks and resource requirements.
    • Direct the daily risk and control flow of operations, focusing on policies, procedures and work standards to ensure success.
    • Recommend courses of action to maintain cost effectiveness and achieve results. Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals. Interact with customer and vendor.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify data requirements and develop actionable reports and dashboards for key stakeholders
    • Interact with end users to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and provide assistance with creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards.
    • Develop comprehensive process documentation, outlining step-by-step procedures, guidelines, and best practices

• Proficient in Splunk Processing Language (SPL).
• Proficient in SQL and Python for data manipulation and scripting.

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in IT / Information Security Engineering
  • B.Tech /B.E. in any specialization or Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • Developing dashboards and reports in Splunk.
    •    Creating alerts and lookups in Splunk.
  • Creating and changing queries in KV store.
    •     Managing Splunk knowledge objects.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate completion of multiple tasks and meet aggressive time frames

Desired Qualifications 

  • Splunk Query Language SPL Proficiency: Strong understanding of Splunk’s search processing language is essential for developing effective queries to interact with KV store.
    • Explain the basic structure of Splunk query in SPL. What are the essential components that make up SPL query? – Explain the purpose of the index and source fields in Splunk and how they are used in SPL queries.
      • Search Command
      • Filters and Conditions
      • Transforming Commands
      • Fields and Values like aggregate, group or calculate
      • Eval Command
      • Sorting and limiting results
      • Visualization command e.g., time chart, chart
      • Time Range
      • Final Output
  • Data Modeling: Knowledge of data modeling concepts helps in designing efficient data structures within KV stores to support query optimization.
  • Indexing Strategies: Understanding how data is indexed and stored in Splunk, along with indexing best practices, enables you to construct queries that retrieve data accurately and swiftly.

Posting End Date: 

28 Feb 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

Applicants with Disabilities

To request a medical accommodation during the application or interview process, visit Disability Inclusion at Wells Fargo.

Drug and Alcohol Policy


Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace.  Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.

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