Sr. Splunk Engineer

Engineer, Engineers, Security, System, COM, Computer, Engineering, Unix
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Verisign is seeking an Engineer to help our team expand and grow our large logging infrastructure that supports a portion of Verisign's critical infrastructure. You will build and operate automation tools, services and infrastructure that directly impact the productivity of our engineering organization and production platforms. We are looking for Engineers who not only understand the fundamentals of designing scalable platforms, but also have a passion for architecting, building, and evangelizing infrastructure solutions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Implement best in class engineering strategies to support a large distributed clustered Splunk environment consisting of Search Heads, Indexers, Forwarders, Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) app spanning security, performance, engineering, and operational roles
  • Work closely with other engineering teams and business stakeholders to design automated solutions for privacy and compliance
  • Be the engineering voice in helping recognize and onboard new data sources into Splunk, analyze the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data
  • Work closely with other engineering teams and business stakeholders to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and provide assistance with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards
  • Develop solutions for profiling, monitoring, reporting and testing on the platform
  • Support creation and implementation of data governance polices, standards, and processes

Benefits and Culture:

  • Work on the high-scale systems that provide key Internet services
  • Strong Verisign technical community with constant opportunities to learn via tech talks and other internal events
  • Training and education opportunities such as Verisign University and tuition reimbursement for work-related degrees
  • Clearly defined corporate mission and values
  • Vibrant internal organizations such as the Young Professionals and Women in Technology groups
  • Numerous benefits for all stages of life: employee stock purchase plan, parental leave and support programs, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, vacation, comprehensive insurance programs, 401K company match, nursing room, back-up child and adult/elder care support, pet insurance, wellness, commuter and more
  • Fully-equipped onsite gym offering free classes; tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, table tennis
  • Casual dress policy
  • Heavily subsidized onsite multi-station cafeteria, Starbucks, smoothie and juice bar
  • Volunteering and matching opportunities to give back to our community via the Verisign Cares program

Verisign operates the Domain Name System (DNS) root and powers the hugely-significant .COM domain enabling the world's 4.5 billion Internet users to connect online with reliability and confidence, anytime, anywhere. Our global servers process millions of DNS queries every second. Because these services underpin the online connectivity of the Internet, our products must be absolutely correct and remain available - even during the most extreme Internet spike load events.

Reston, VA is a suburb of Washington, DC with public transportation (metrorail) available into the city. While the city has numerous free, cultural and entertainment opportunities, the Reston Town Center where we are located mixes residential and commercial. This provides an abundance of options for restaurants, shopping movies, and year-round outdoor activities from free concerts, and farmers markets to ice skating. We are adjacent to Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Bike Trail, ten minutes from Dulles International Airport, about 30 minutes from Washington, DC and close to great hiking, biking, and kayaking locations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in a Splunk engineering role supporting SOC or NOC environments
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with application teams to modernize applications where appropriate and support cloud integration efforts with Splunk
  • Depth of experience with data engineering with Splunk for both ingestion and extraction
  • Data Privacy compliance experience (GDPR, Safe Harbor, or CCPA)
  • 12+ years relevant experience
  • A 4-year Bachelor's degree in an Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline, or equival ent work experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Passionate about the development and usage of APIs REST APIs
  • Comfortable working on the Unix command line in order to maintain Splunk and its underlying infrastructure
  • Proficient with automation tools such as SaltStack, Ansible, and others
Dice Id : verica
Position Id : 00005435
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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