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Splunk Engineer - Mid
- Job Title
- Splunk Engineer - Mid
- Requirement ID
- Begin Date
- Alexandria, VA
- Other Location
The Splunk Engineer (Mid) candidate will assist with providing engineering, and administration in supporting a very large distributed clustered Splunk environment consisting of search heads, indexers, deployers, deployment servers, heavy/universal forwarders
and Splunk Enterprise Security premium app, spanning security, performance, and operational roles. Team member should be proficient with recognizing and on-boarding new data sources into Splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data. The candidate will assist the Enterprise Splunk team, Cyber security Engineering team members and will be required to interact with end users to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and provide assistance with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards.When necessary, the candidate will be required to interact with management.
- Required Skills
Education/Min Years Experience:
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 5+ years of experience in the Information Technology arena.
• 2+ years of experience in a Splunk engineering role supporting SOC or NOC environments
• 2+ Years of experience in Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces
• 1+ Years of experience in app interface development, using REST APIs
• Experience with Ansible and GIT
• Knowledge of Splunk Clustering
• Proficient within a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps
• Ability to follow Change & Configuration Management
• Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure
• Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
• Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages:
Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell
• Splunk Certified Administrator Certification
Active US Government Security Clearance
- Optional Skills
• Experience in SQL
• Current or former completed Splunk training
• Experience in automating Splunk Deployments and orchestration with in a Cloud environment
• Experience in Linux environment
• Splunk Certified Architect Certification