Splunk Administrator

Employer
Web Traits, Inc.
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
1946631335
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Be able to automate Splunk administration and deployment workflows using knowledge of DevOps tools, Python, REST APIs, and Splunk's product portfolio. Develop, test, and deploy a variety of Splunk configurations, Splunk technology add-ons, modular inputs, external lookups, and custom search commands using Python and Splunk SDKs. Implement automated testing, continuous integration, and continuous deployment to streamline how we operate Splunk and data collection services internally. Instrument infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring (APM), and tracing. Implement security best practices related to our team's Linux-based infrastructure, Python code, and Docker services. Job Requirements: Requirements: 3+ years working with distributed systems at scale in IT (with some experience in service operations preferred) Some experience in software development experience using Python 2+ years performing Splunk administration, architecture, and development Strong knowledge of IT Security (encryption, firewalls, secure systems design, vulnerability management, secure software design, credential management, proxies, WAFs, etc.) Deep understanding of IT fundamentals, including Linux and Microsoft operating systems, networking, security, cloud (AWS), and database technologies (MySQL, SQL, Postgres) Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; able to explain complex technical topics to both internal and external customers with ease A solid technical understanding of Splunk products Experience administering Linux (Red Hat) systems Evidence of Linux (Red Hat) OS Administration training Evidence of Splunk Administration training Any certification that meets the DOD 8570 Baseline IAT Level II Certification A DoD Secret or higher clearance with at least a T5 investigation Additional Desired Skills: Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin Certification or higher Experience administrating Virtual Servers with VMWare Vcenter 6.x