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Splunk Architect, Lead in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

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Job Number: R0053008

Splunk Architect, Lead

The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to a system architecture, but you actually know how to bake it in. You can identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface. What if you could use your Cyber engineering skills to design and build secure systems for federal agencies? We’re looking for an engineer who can create solutions for various federal agencies that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats.

As a lead Splunk Architect on our project, you’ll perform hands-on evaluation, implementation, and operation of leading security Cyber defense tools. You’ll coordinate work with in-house teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s IT needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions. We need to come up with the best solution, so you’ll investigate new techniques, break free from the legacy model, and go where the industry is going. You’ll lead the team through a critical approach to network design, providing alternatives and customizing solutions, to maintain a balance of security and business needs. This is a chance to make a difference in the security of federal information security. Your technical expertise will be vital as you help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices like the configuration of Linux and VMware environments, as well as monitoring system performance. You’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like designing, implementing, and configuring IT systems and security infrastructure while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure. Join our team, as we improve federal information security through Cybersecurity.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen Cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced Cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in Cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

You Have:

-8+ years of experience with designing, implementing, configuring, or operating IT systems or security infrastructure

-3+ years of experience with performing systems administration in Linux or VMware environments,  including installation and configuration, monitoring system performance and availability, performing upgrades, and troubleshooting

-Experience with performing site surveys, data gathering, or research and analysis regarding deploying and implementing security tools

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with working in large federal agency environments

-Knowledge of federal information security policies, standards, procedures, directives, frameworks, federal security authorizations, assessment, and risk management processes for enterprise systems

-BA or BS degree in IT Security, Engineering, or a related field

-CISSP Certification, Red Hat Certification, Splunk Certification, or a related certification

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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