Senior IT Security Engineer, Splunk Technologies
Summary PenFed is looking to hire a Senior IT Security Engineer, Splunk Technologies in our Chantilly, VA location.. The primary purpose of this job is to focus on Splunk architecture, installation, administration, and development, with a goal toward enhancing the Splunk infrastructure as it relates to application/machine data, troubleshooting, reporting, custom queries, dashboards, and security roles administration. In addition to log analytics, you will help administrate a variety of other platforms within the Cyber-Security suite. Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and the position will perform other duties as assigned. Most roles require working in an office setting with moderate noise and the ability to lift 25 pounds.
Architect, design, support, and maintain Splunk infrastructure for a highly available and disaster recovery configurations.
Administering Splunk and Splunk App for Enterprise Security (ES) log management.
Standardize Splunk agent deployment, configuration and maintenance across a variety of Windows, Linux and Mainframe log platforms.
Troubleshoot Splunk server and agent problems and issues
Assist internal users of Splunk in designing and maintaining production-quality dashboards.
Mentor users and other groups on their use of Splunk
Monitor the agent and server infrastructure for capacity planning and optimization
Design core systems performance and troubleshooting logs
Support Splunk on Linux and Windows-based platforms
Perform data mining and analysis, utilizing various queries and reporting methods
Solve complex Integration challenges and debug complex configuration issues
Technical writing/creation of formal documentation such as architecture diagrams, technical designs, and SOPs
Strong understanding of Splunk configuration files and architecture
Knowledge of advanced search and reporting commands
Demonstrated ability to create complex dashboards, forms, and visualizations
Understanding of System Log Files and other structured and non-structured data
Intermediate level understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related technical field; or 3-5 years of relevant work experience
Splunk Architect or Splunk Administrator certification preferred.
Strong knowledge of application monitoring and event management.
There are no additional certifications required.