Splunk Administrator, Sr Systems Engineer

Location: Chevy Chase, MD
Date Posted: 09-13-2018
Job title: Splunk Administrator (Senior System Engineer I, Senior System Engineer II)

Our Monitoring and Event Management (MEM) team is looking for individuals with strong Splunk Admin background to support company's fast growing Splunk platform. MEM is also looking for individuals with strong Splunk development background to support Splunk ITSI. The candidates prime responsibilities, but not limited to, include data onboarding (including syslog), troubleshooting multi-clustered Splunk Enterprise environments, troubleshooting Splunk Cloud issues, assist internal Splunk users on query optimization and visualization, write complex regex for field extractions, build data model and support ITSI.

Required Skills:

• 3+ years experience with Splunk on a large enterprise level
• 5+ years in IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or security
• Ability to multitask and solve complex technical problems
• Experience working in a multiserver environment
• PERL/Linux shell scripting/Regex experience would be highly preferable
• Superior communication and presentation skills
• Splunk training and/or certifications would be a major plus

Desired Skills:

• Must understand and deploy multi-cluster/cluster distributed architectures and application deployment processes
• Ability to support and automate processes and procedures
• Ability to assess design models to maximize data ingest and work with performance metrics to fine tune Splunk
• Ability to customize and install apps to maximize visibility throughout the organization
• Ability to create run books, operating procedures, and repeatable processes as needed
• Ability to administer new and existing Splunk Platform and cloud deployments
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