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Threat Detection Engineer

Regions Bank

Regions Bank

Other Engineering
Salt Lake City, UT, USA · Salt Lake City, UT, USA · Utah, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Engineer is responsible for managing and supporting the systems and content related to the SIEM and User Behavior Analytics (UBA) platforms. This role is also responsible for collecting information and building innovative solutions to detect and defend the Bank from threats.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Sources and onboards new data and leverages it to create valuable insights and solve problems as well as develop queries, dashboards, visualizations, reports, and alerts
  • Assists with investigations of suspicious activity, incident response, and corrective actions to improve security
  • Evaluates new technologies, enhancements, and process improvements to improve security
  • Maintains knowledge with current emerging technologies and advancements within Information Security
  • May provides expertise and solutions for others as a subject matter expert

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


  • High School Diploma or GED and eight (8) years of related post-secondary education and/or experience in Information Security or Information Technology


  • Advanced certification or training as an administrator or architect
  • Background or training in Information Security Operations and a firm grasp on concepts related to defending an enterprise
  • Experience building content such as alerts, dashboards, and reports
  • Experience with event monitoring/analytics platforms such as Splunk, ArcSight, Qradar, Logrhythm, Exabeam, or Securonix
  • Experience with event routing such as Syslog or Kafka
  • Experience with networking or network traffic analysis
  • Experience with one or more Information Security controls such as IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Endpoint Protection, DLP, or Application Security is ideal
  • Familiarity with log/data collection and management
  • Linux system administration experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability work comfortably from a command line
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, research, analytical and/or problem-solving skills to evaluate situations, make recommendations, and take effective action
  • Strong technical, investigative, and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge and experience with one or more scripting languages: Bash, Perl, Python, JavaScript

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Threat Detection SIEM Engineer with expertise in Splunk to join our dynamic team. As a Threat Detection SIEM Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and management of our Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform, with a focus on threat detection and log analysis using Splunk. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to proactively detect and respond to potential security threats and ensure the overall security of our organization's digital assets. The ideal candidate possesses a strong background in cybersecurity, SIEM technologies, and hands-on experience with Splunk.

Additional Preferences

  • Experience and strong understanding of network protocols, network security monitoring tools and network traffic analysis
  • Proficient in understanding, tuning, and creating network IDS signatures in response to threats

Additional Responsibilities

  • Design, deploy, configure, and manage the SIEM infrastructure using Splunk to ensure effective and efficient threat detection and incident response capabilities.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify and define SIEM use cases, threat detection rules, alerts, and correlation rules based on industry standards and best practices.
  • Develop and maintain content for SIEM platforms, including parsers, connectors, dashboards, and reports.
  • Monitor and analyze security events and logs to identify potential security incidents, intrusions, and vulnerabilities.
  • Investigate and respond to security alerts generated by the SIEM system, and initiate incident response procedures as required.
  • Conduct advanced log analysis and perform forensic investigations to identify indicators of compromise (IOCs) and patterns of malicious activity.
  • Develop and maintain incident response playbooks and procedures, and participate in incident response activities as needed.
  • Collaborate with the security operations team to ensure timely incident resolution and effective containment of security breaches.
  • Conduct periodic reviews and assessments of SIEM configurations, rules, and processes to identify areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Stay up to date with the latest industry trends, threat intelligence, and emerging technologies in the field of SIEM and threat detection.
  • Provide guidance, training, and knowledge transfer to junior team members on SIEM engineering and Splunk best practices.

This position must be within a reasonable driving distance to a Branch, Consumer Operations, or Professional Office Building in one of the following locations:

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Nashville, TN
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Charlotte, NC

Regions will not provide relocation assistance for this position and would be at your own expense. Exceptions to the geographic location requirement may be made for current Regions associates.

Position Type

Full time

Compensation Details

Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.

The target information listed below is based on the Metropolitan Statistical Area Market Range for where the position is located and level of the position.

Job Range Target:


$109,995.20 USD


$135,680.00 USD

Incentive Pay Plans:

Opportunity to participate in the Long Term Incentive Plan.

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for benefits-eligible associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions’ benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

Location Details

Riverchase Operations Center


Hoover, Alabama

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Job applications at Regions are accepted electronically through our career site for a minimum of five business days from the date of posting. Job postings for higher-volume positions may remain active for longer than the minimum period due to business need and may be closed at any time thereafter at the discretion of the company.