Sr. Splunk Engineer

  • Leidos,
  • Washington, DC
Analysis, API, Civil, Configuration Management, Development, Linux, Management, ODBC, Project, Project Management, Security, SQL
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description



Job Description:


Do you want to grow your career and be part of a team solving critical challenges that affect the world? Our Cyber Division within Leidos Civil Group is leading the way in solving internationally pressing issues, including monitoring advanced threats, managing security services and utility command and control centers.We have an immediate need on our DHS Enterprise Security Operations Center (ESOC) Program for a Sr. Splunk Engineer.The selected candidate will provide overall engineering and design support for a very large distributed Splunk environment consisting of heavy forwarders, indexers, and search head servers, spanning security, performance, and operational roles. 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.





The candidate should be familiar with recognizing and onboarding new data sources into Splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data. The Splunk engineer should be familiar with a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.



The Splunk engineer will work with other Cybersecurity 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. The Splunk engineer will be required interact with senior management, as necessary.



Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When


you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of


Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"












A minimum of a Bachelor's degree coupled with 7+ years' experience in the Information Technology arena.



4+ years of experience in a senior Splunk role


3+ Years experience in Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces


2+ Years experience in app interface development, using REST API's


Previous project management experience.


ITIL Change & Configuration Management





- Experience in SQL


- Experience in other systems and network management products. Current or former completed Splunk training



External Referral Bonus:





Potential for Telework:





Clearance Level Required:


Top Secret/SCI








Scheduled Weekly Hours:










Requisition Category:





Job Family:


Cyber Security






Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : TR-658951
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