Splunk Analytics Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Everyone knows security needs to be “baked in” to a system architecture, but you actually know how to integrate it into an advanced cybersecurity ecosystem. You can identify and implement ways to harden systems, reducing their attack surface, and maintaining full awareness of end-to-end system behavior. What if you could use your cyber engineering skills to design and build secure systems? We’re looking for an engineer who can create solutions for the DoD and intelligence community (IC) clients that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats and provide early warnings to preempt potential attacks or system instability.

As a Cyber operations engineer on our project, you’ll work to identify, diagnose, and analyze cyber activity inside the enterprise to secure the delivery and availability of IT enterprise services. You’ll coordinate work across operations and engineering 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 across a global infrastructure. We need to come up with the best solution, so you’ll investigate new techniques and approaches, break free from the legacy model, and design proactive cyber solutions to stop and correct cyber anomalies. 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 or mission needs. Your technical expertise will be vital as you help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices like endpoint-based detection, advanced cyber analytics, and IT services. You’ll be able to broaden your skill set into areas like security orchestration and automation response, IT operations orchestration, Cloud defense, and Cyber AI while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure. Join our team as we improve the delivery of services to a global intelligence workforce through Cybersecurity.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience working with cybersecurity
  • 2+ years of experience analyzing data, using scripting languages such as Python, Perl or PowerShell
  • Knowledge of developing cybersecurity event queries, reports, alerts, or dashboards with Splunk
  • Knowledge of analytics processing approaches and translating mission and IT operations requirements into technical analytics requirements
  • Ability to comprehend and develop key performance indicators (KPI) by developing comprehension of systems delivery requirements for various IT services and developing the necessary performance and security metrics that have relevancy and incite action to responsible parties
  • Ability to think abstractly, decompose problems to basic technical elements, and assist with the identification of data sources, event triggers, and appropriate technical response actions
  • Active Top Secret clearance
  • HS diploma or GED
  • DoD 8570 Certification, including Security+ or CISSP

Nice If You Have:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam
  • MA or MS degree in CS, EE, Cybersecurity, IT, or a related field
  • Splunk Certified Developer Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

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.

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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