Splunk Architect, Senior

The Challenge:

As a Splunk Architect, Senior you will support our various government clients.  You will 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, an equivalent hardware infrastructure, and oversee production support. 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 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. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or security

  • 3+ years of experience as a Splunk administrator or architect for a 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 demonstrate SPL expertise

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS Diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • 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

  • Experience with security tools, including Firewall, IDS, Active Directory, Nmap, Burp, Proxy, Bro, or Endpoint technologies

  • Knowledge of networking protocols

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology

  • Splunk Architect Certification

  • CISSP, CEH, or SANS 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 120,000 to 140,000. 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: 

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have access to: 

  • experts in virtually every field 

  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees 

  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety 

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical 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 bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals 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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