Title Splunk Engineer
Position Splunk Engineer
Position ID 02132018MIS
Location Reston, VA
Date Posted 2018-02-13

Title: Splunk Engineer 
Location: Reston, VA
Terms: Contract
Duration: 6 months
Mode: F2F
Only US Citizens, GC Holders and H1B


  • Implement, architect, administer Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security Suite
  • Perform data ingestion and data visualization for Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security Suite
  • Provides technical, managerial and administrative direction relative to the problem definition and analysis and
  • Recommends alternative solution to higher level client management for further ultimate implementation.
  • Build and integrate contextual data into the notable events, and workflow within Splunk Enterprise Security Suite
  • Development of configuration files for Splunk and customized applets (apps)
Required Experience & Skills

 Required Skills:

  • Must have 5 years of administering or implementing Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security Suite in distributed and clustered architecture.
  • Expertise in SQL query development, data visualization utilizing HTML, XML, CSS and JAVA and Python scripts
  • Expertise implementing Enterprise Security Suite from beginning to the end while integrating with other security appliances such as Sourcefire, FireEye, Firewalls, Web Proxy, ePO, Tenable, Amazon Web Services, Akamai, iSight (including other publically available threat intelligence communities)
  • Ability to leverage REST API for purpose of advanced Splunk administration and Splunk query automation
  • Expertise in administering Linux O/S such as Redhat Enterprise
  • Experience in managing AWS Splunk instances and integration with on prem Splunk Enterprise

Must possess the following two certifications:

  • Certified Splunk Administrator
  • Certified Splunk Enterprise Security

Desired Experience:

  • Experience developing app configurations, upgrading and validating Splunk and various Splunk and 3rd party released app configuration
  • Performed capacity planning for the purpose of both optimizing current storage utilization and project for license and storage requirements
  • Ability to code in Perl, Python, and Shell, including expertise in REGEX
  • Possesses work experience and solid understanding in Splunk SDK
  • Possesses work experience and skills in developing customization of visualization of data via implementing panels, dashboard, data models, custom searches, lookups and custom commands, including ability to incorporate HTML, CSS, Java scripts and XML
Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT Systems, Computer Applications or related
Compensation MARKET
Position Type CONTRACT
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