Senior Splunk Engineer

Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Perl, Python, Red Hat Certified Architect, Red Hat Certified Engineer, Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Windows, MySQL, Operations, Oracle, Red Hat Linux, Requirements analysis, Risk management, SANS, SDLC, Security operations, Security management, Security clearance, Splunk, Security, Linux, JavaScript, System security, Storage, Integration, Infrastructure, Systems engineering, Integration testing, Technical support, Software design, Software development, Dashboard, Data management, Documentation, Cloud security, Compliance, Configuration, Consulting, Cyber security, Best practices, COM, CSS, Cisco, Cisco Certifications, Technical drafting, SQL, Implementation, Bash, Cloud, Information assurance, FOCUS, Amazon Web Services, Agile, API, Architecture, Automation, CISSP, EOD, Education, Engineering, HTML, Information systems, Mathematics, SEI, SPL, SSCP, Science, Scripting, Software, Software engineering, VCP, VMware, Visualization, Windows PowerShell, Workflow, Writing, XML
Contract W2, 36 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Our DC metro based client is looking for a  Senior Splunk Engineer. If you are interested in this position. Please send your updated resume in word format to


Must Have One of the Following J3 Certifications

SANS: GCWN - Windows Security Administrator, GISF - Security Fundamentals, GSSP - Secure Software Programmer, GICSP - Cyber Security Professional

Carnegie Mellon University: SEI (Software Engineering Institute)

ISC2: CCSP - Certified Cloud Security Professional, CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security, CSSLP - Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional, SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner


EC-Council: ECSP - EC-Council certified Secure Programmer

Microsoft: MCSE - Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert


VMWare: VCA (Certified Associate), VCP (Certified Professional), VCAP (Certified Advanced Professional), VCIX (Implementation Expert), VCDX (Certified Design Expert)

NetApps: Converged Infrastructure Specialist, Certified Implementation Engineer Specialist, Certified Data Administrator Professional, Certified Storage Associate


Primary Responsibilities

Our client is seeking a talented Systems Engineer SME to join our team to support a federal customer within the Enterprise Security Operations Center (ESOC). The Splunk Systems Engineer role provides support across a progressing agile team environment focused on supporting the ESOC Operations mission. The Splunk engineer will support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, documentation, and implementation following defined best practices and operational workflows. This role will engage in infrastructure solution design and architecture, information assurance, advisory, compliance, and risk management support. The skills outlined below will be used across the enterprise in supporting all divisions and missions and not necessarily specific to the Splunk platform but will sometimes be general infrastructure engineering or support tasks within the same mission space.

  • Build, implement and administer Splunk in Windows and Linux environments.
  • Assist in the technical design process, and provide guidance/direction to the customer on how to best get value from Splunk products.
  • Establish and maintain configuration control and provide technical support.
  • Perform data ingestion and visualization for Splunk.
  • On-board new data sources into Splunk, analyze the data for anomalies and trends, and build dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data.
  • Design, develop, recommend and implement Splunk dashboards and alerts to support the ESOC Operations team.
  • Perform integration activities to connect with 3rd party software APIs.
  • Work with stakeholders to develop requirements and deliverables.
  • Manage automating Splunk deployments and orchestration within a Cloud environment.


Basic Qualification

  • Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect
  • Extensive experience implementing, architecting and administering Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security Suite
  • Experience writing Splunk queries in Splunk Programming Language (SPL)
  • Experience developing in XML, Bash, JavaScript and Python, Perl, PowerShell scripts
  • Extensive experience with two of SQL, MySQL, or Oracle
  • Experience administering Linux OS, particularly RedHat Enterprise
  • Department of Homeland Security ESOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.


Required Education/Experience    

BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience with a focus on cyber security or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.


Preferred Qualification           

  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Extensive experience working in AWS
  • Experience developing in HTML, CSS
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Position Id : Senior Splunk
Originally Posted : 8 months ago
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