Splunk Engineer, Senior

Key Role:
Lead consulting engagements focused on assessment, architecture, and deployment of enterprise-scale Splunk solutions, including operational development and providing oversight for a Splunk log management infrastructure. Manage Splunk and an equivalent hardware infrastructure and oversee production support and provide architecture-level design to support and operate Splunk using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) or Security Event Management (SEM) best practices and Splunk enterprise security. Design Splunk systems to meet growth while maintaining the balance between performance, stability, and agility. Manage customer expectations, onboard data into Splunk, support projects in multi-site or clustered Splunk installations, and assist with the development of advanced key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to meet the requirements of key stakeholders. Conduct research in areas driven by customer use cases, architect and support systems used to configure and deploy enterprise SIEM log management solutions, and develop automation for security tools management. Assist with the automation, deployment, integration, and testing of enterprise systems and services and create and optimize Big Data correlations as a Splunk search language (SPL) expert. Apply expertise in Splunk and the integration of incident management systems, change management solutions, and syslog, including Rsyslog or SyslogNG and Linux. This position may require extensive travel to client sites up to 80% of the time.
 

Basic Qualifications:
-4+ years of experience with IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or security

-3+ years of experience as a Splunk administrator or architect for large scale enterprise SIEM
-Experience with customer interaction and data onboarding, configuration, and optimization in Splunk
-Experience with automation technologies, including CI/CD pipelines, deployment tools, and scripting to manipulate data
-Experience with working in a large enterprise environment
-Knowledge of enterprise logging, including application, OS, and other security technology logging
-Ability to travel up to 80% of the time
-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with working in a commercial consulting or professional services environment
-Experience with infrastructure management and support and system administration in Windows and UNIX environments
-Experience with enterprise-scale operations and maintenance environments
-Experience with programming a plus
-Experience with Linux shell scripting, Python, and Regex preferred
-Experience with security tools, including Firewall, IDS, Active Directory, Nmap, Burp, Proxy, Bro, or Endpoint technologies

-Experience with Cybersecurity a plus

-Experience with Cloud solution build preferred
-Knowledge of networking protocols
-BA or BS degree in CS, IT, or a related field
-Splunk Administrator Certification

-Splunk Architect Certification preferred
-Cybersecurity Certifications, including CISSP, CEH, or SANS a plus

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