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Splunk Engineer

Company: Karsun Solutions
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

As a Splunk Engineer on our team of experts, youll use cutting-edge enterprise cloud platforms to support clients as they modernize their IT infrastructure and meet their most challenging missions. Specifically, you will help build and operate Advana, the Department of Defense's premier data analytics platform and "source of truth."

This role is a hybrid of on-site and telework with 2-3 days on-site required.

  • Collaborate with fellow cloud architects and engineers specializing in AWStodesign, define/develop, test, and debug cloud infrastructure and solution components

  • Work within a DevOps framework to build and manage container apps and use products like Kubernetes to further the mission

  • With access to the internal AWS, youll have the space and time to explore different ways of solving clients challenges, and youll partner with stakeholders and your team to deliver the right technical solutions


    • 2+ years experience with Splunk Enterprise, including:
      • Search Processing Language and the basics of writing Reports, Alerts, and Dashboards
      • Management of infrastructure components (e.g., Indexers/Index Clusters, Search Heads, Universal Forwarders)
      • Capability in ingesting and indexing new data sources
      • Familiarity with app folders, editing configuration files (e.g., inputs.conf, props.conf), and resolving common configuration issues on both the GUI and terminal.
      • 1+ years of experience with Linux/Windows OS system administration
      • 1+ years of experience with drafting architectural and infrastructural diagrams
      • Proficient in SharePoint, Jira, Confluence, and/or other ticket tracking software
      • Ability to work closely with scrum teams and provide update/presentations on progress
      • Active Top Secret clearance with the ability ot obtain a Polygraph Preferred:

        • BS degree in CS, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related technical engineering field
        • Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
        • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security, User Behavior Analytics, and other security analytics tools
        • Ability to use automation tools and Infrastructure-as-code to manage installations, pipelines, and scripting
        • Experience with writing scripts and glue to tie together services, functionalities, and tools using technologies, including Python, Bash, Boto3, JSON, and YML and XML templates
        • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
        • Experience with additional tools, including Docker, Kubernetes, and Ansible
        • Possession of excellent time management skills
        • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • One of the following certifications and/or courses: Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin, Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect Certification, Splunk User Behavior Analytics, Splunk Enterprise Security

Keywords: Karsun Solutions, Arlington , Splunk Engineer, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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