Systems Engineer IV (Splunk/Monitoring Engineer)

Active Directory, Architecture, Automation, Best practices, Business partnership, Business requirements, CAN, Capacity management, Client/server, Cloud, Compliance, Computer, Computer science, Configuration, Configuration management, Credit cards, Documentation, Engineering, ExtraHop, Finance, IMPACT, ITIL, Implementation, Information security, Information systems, Infrastructure, Internet, Leadership, MOST, Mentorship, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft IIS, Microsoft SCCM, Microsoft Windows Azure, Microsoft Windows Server, Monitoring, NICE, Networking, PCI DSS, Partnership, Problem solving, Product launch, Production, Project estimation, Project management, Project planning, Red Hat Linux, Reporting, Research, Scripting, Security, ServiceNow, Software, Software development, SolarWinds, Splunk, Storage, Systems engineering, Technical drafting, Technical training, Telecommunications, Troubleshooting, VMware vSphere, Virtualization, Workflow
Full Time
$55 - $60
Work from home available

Job Description

Quest Solutions Inc is seeking a talented Systems Engineer IV (Splunk/Monitoring Engineer) for a contract to hire role that is remote


*Location: Alpharetta, GA is HIGHLY preferred, however would consider a rockstart Splunk Architect remotely

*Status: Contract through the EOY 2021 and convert to FTE in 2022

Most Import Skills

*Key skills are that this individual is a Monitoring Engineer/Architect with a specialization in Splunk technologies.

*This project will look at our top applications and find all of the monitoring gaps and then prescribe the solution & implement the solution.

*Building a Splunk Infrastructure and socialize to App Dev on how they need to write their applications to align with Splunk

*SolarWinds & ServiceNow and JAMS (automated schedule for workflow) are a nice to have



We are seeking a talented Systems Engineer IV (Splunk/Monitoring Engineer) to perform enterprise project work for new and existing custom and client server based applications that are secure, scalable, and robust.

  • This position is flexibly-remote. That means that this position is currently remote due to COVID. Once we make the transition back into the office, there may be flexibility for a hybrid schedule of both remote and in-office work.



  • Build and support physical and virtualized servers in a highly regulated environment.
  • Advanced skills in performing infrastructure maintenance activities such as: patching, capacity planning, monitoring, configuration management, troubleshooting and resolving highly complex production problems.
  • Build strong internal and external partnerships.
  • With tenure/maturity, create and maintain complex systems for the benefit of internal and external customers. 
  • Build and maintain systems in such a way that exceeds regulatory requirements. 
  • Ensure security is and remains critical in the design requirements and in the implementation of infrastructure.
  • Communicate consistently and effectively with internal business partners to assist in the requirements definition process, and to gain a clear understanding of the appropriate business requirements.
  • Play a key role in working with the project team members to develop requirements, scope documents and project estimates.
  • Lead the creation of technical design documents on complex projects.
  • Provide oversight to project team members on infrastructure best practices. 
  • Responsible for reporting risks that are identified to the appropriate team and/or management. Additionally, responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting risks within the scope of your work area, to include, but not limited to Information Security risks.




  • BS in Computer Science / Computer Information Systems or equivalent degree, technical training, or equivalent experience can be substituted for degree.
  • Must have expert level engineering experience in Splunk required
  • Experience with SolarWinds, VROPS, Datadog, ExtraHop preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience with Microsoft Windows Server, SCCM, IIS, Red Hat Linux Servers, Active Directory Server, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft O365, and Internet Applications.
  • 7+ years’ experience with virtualization technologies including VMWare vSphere and/or other virtualization technologies.
  • 5+ years of focused experience with enterprise monitoring tools
  • Experience providing architectural vision for deploying new scalable enterprise monitoring tools
  • Prior experience with cloud technologies is required. Azure would be preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of networking protocols, LANs/WANs, telecommunications networks and application software.
  • Prior leadership and mentoring to other system engineers.
  • Proven ability to lead a technical team to deliver business solutions from requirements through product launch.
  • Familiarity with compliance standards such as PCI-DSS is highly preferred.
  • Advanced skills in creating and maintaining system scripts, user and group administration, security, tuning, configuration and monitoring of servers.
  • Well-versed in ITIL standards.
  • Highly proficient in creating and updating documentation as part of infrastructure implementations.
  • Proven ability to write and/or implement scripts for automation.
  • Advanced analytical, design and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot system defects and mitigate the risks issues they cause.
  • Expert skills in research and analysis, project planning and implementation. Understanding and awareness of the business impact of critical incidents.
  • Expert understanding of concepts of project planning and project management techniques to assist in small projects and/or group initiatives.
  • Prior experience within the financial or credit card industry preferred.
  • 7+ years of patch maintenance, capacity planning, and storage knowledge.
  • Industry related certifications are preferred.
Dice Id : questsol
Position Id : 6888223
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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