Senior Systems Engineer - Splunk

Washington D.C.
May 11, 2018
Jul 30, 2018
Full Time

Required Skills: 

  • The candidate should be familiar with recognizing and onboarding new data sources into Splunk/Splunk ES, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data.
  • The Splunk engineer should be familiar with a Linux environment, editing, maintaining, and distributing Splunk configuration files and apps.
  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree coupled with 10 years of experience in IT or master's degree with 8 years of experience in IT is required.
  • Splunk Architect II or higher Certification(preferred)
  • Experience with Python and other programming languages is preferred.
  • 4+ years of experience in a senior Splunk role.
  • 3+ Years of experience in Linux administration.
  • 2+ Years of experience in app interface development, using REST API's.


  • Designing, engineering, configuring and administering Splunk 6.x content.
  • Assisting in the proper operation and performance of Splunk, plug-ins, loggers and connectors.
  • Building Splunk reports.
  • Developing dashboards with visual metrics for stakeholders.
  • Defining strategy and design around data collection, aggregations, and summarization processes.
  • Integrating external data sources into Splunk.
  • Enforcing best practices related to summarizing and querying data.
  • Developing advanced scripts for the manipulation of multiple data repositories to support analyst requirements.
  • Partnering with other enterprise teams to support data capture and advanced data analytics and forecasting efforts to support proactive identification of issues.
  • Providing recommendations and implement changes to optimize Splunk products in the customer environment.
  • Designing the Splunk system solution to meet growth while maintaining a balance between performance, stability, scalability and agility.
  • SIEM content management.


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