Splunk Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Support the deployment and implementation of cyber engineering strategies, tools and techniques which contribute to enhancing the cybersecurity posture of U.S. Civilian agencies. Analyze recommended improvements to engineering requirements and specifications. Provide engineering and deployment support for distributed Splunk environments consisting of heavy forwarders, indexers, and search heads, spanning security, performance, and operational roles. Support the full system engineering life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, documentation, and implementation. Perform data analysis for anomalies and trends, and analyze dashboards highlighting key data trends. Support Splunk deployments in Windows and Linux environments, edit and maintain Splunk configuration files and apps. Work with Integration Leads and collaborate with Data Integration developers in preparation for Splunk app deployments. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Empower change with us

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with Splunk Enterprise, including writing Splunk queries in SPL
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux OS, services, daemons, containers, and VMs
  • 1+ years of experience with Python
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Splunk Enterprise Certified Administrator Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with CDM tools and agencies, including CDM tools and the role they play in government environments
  • Experience with leading the execution of FISMA-related programs across large and complex multi-agency environments
  • Experience with leading and identifying security-related gaps in government environments and identifying and implementing solutions to close those gaps
  • Ability to be patient with a friendly demeanor, even under stressful circumstances
  • Possession of excellent time management skills
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect Certification


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


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $100,000 to $120,000. 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:

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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