Splunk Systems Engineer

The Challenge:

As a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to implement best in class engineering strategies to support a large distributed clustered Dynatrace and Splunk environment consisting of Search Heads, Indexers, Forwarders, Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) app spanning security, performance, engineering, and operational roles. Be the engineering voice in helping recognize and onboard new data sources into Dynatrace and Splunk along with other monitoring tools, analyze the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data. Analyze solutions for profiling, monitoring, reporting, and testing on the platform. Monitor the responsiveness and availability of critical websites and web applications from the end-user perspective. Manage application availability, performance, and proactively find performance bottlenecks. Enable integration of Splunk Core, Splunk ITSI and Dynatrace development of the single pane of glass dashboard, including integration with ServiceNow ITSM. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

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You Have:

-4+ years of experience in a Splunk ITSI engineering role supporting SOC or NOC environments

-3+ years of experience with business and IT Service monitoring, intelligent incident management and machine learning and predictive analytics

-Experience with Dynatrace or AppD and in data engineering with Splunk ITSI for both ingestion and extraction

-Experience with maintaining Splunk and Dynatrace and its underlying infrastructure

-Experience with Windows and Linux Operating systems, services, daemons, containers, and VMs

-Experience with troubleshooting and identifying root cause issues

-Ability to work cross-functionally with application teams to modernize applications where appropriate

-Ability to support cloud integration efforts with Splunk and Dynatrace

-Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

-HS diploma or GED and 20+ years of experience with systems engineering or MA or MS degree in CS, IT, or Engineering and 10+ years of experience with systems engineering

Nice If You Have:

-Experience working with Agile or Scrum


Applicants selected may be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 115,000 to 130,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors. 

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

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