Splunk Engineer

ettain group
Washington, DC
Jan 17, 2022
Jan 19, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
My client in Washington DC is looking for a Splunk infrastructure and dashboarding person for a long-term contract position. This role is working remotely for now but may need to work onsite in the future.Essential Job FunctionsThe individual in this role will: Have in-depth knowledge of Splunk Enterprise Architecture Architect and build a data platform over Big Data (Using Splunk ) Work with Splunk Enterprise Admins in all phases of getting data into Splunk ( from Pre-indexing to post indexing statistical data analysis ) Plan Deployment Strategies (System Architecture, workflow, failover scenarios, testing modules) Collaborate with multiple tools, appliances, application teams with Splunk nodes for providing platform support for applications in an agile environment.Business Intelligence Model& IT OperationsROI for every tool monitored by SplunkProduction Farm Operational IntelligenceSystems and Event Management (Using various logs )External Python Scripting to modify the complex searches with enhanced costumed outcomes. Perform Infrastructure Monitoring & Automation to gain system insights through predictive analysis Assist in Data Governance & Management of data Work with various teams to identify and capture relevant logs, assist the infrastructure team with onboarding data, and developing use-cases around the collected data The Splunk Specialist will have the ability to communicate within all levels of staff and provide documentation. Aid in system tuning and review Advise on new system upgrades and implementations Interface with Project Leads and Developers to design and create new models and assist on deliveries.Educational Qualifications And Experience Bachelors degree preferably in Computer Science Engineering , IT , Math Minimum 3 years advanced experience in Big Data Analysis using SplunkPreferred Certification Requirements Splunk CertificationRequired Skills/Abilities Expert in Splunk search language and be able to create and optimize complex big data correlations. Expert in Splunk and Splunk Enterprise architecture in order to design, implement, and troubleshoot deployment, maintenance, and upgrade solutions for deployments of Enterprise Management. Experience in knowledge object creation and usage across the Enterprise, Normalization of event data, and Management of knowledge objects, data models and developing macros. Experience with Python or other scripting language ( Perl , Shell ) Excellent workload modeling skills Ability to build Business & operational Intelligence SystemDesired Skills/Abilities Strong Dev Ops knowledge Experience with any of the Big Data Tools apart from Splunk Enterprise Admin developer & architecture, ex: Hadoop (Pig, Hive, MaHout, MapReduce Algorithm, Matlab, OpenStack, Open shift , etc Excellent Verbal and Written communications Solid understanding of how multi-tier environments function, (specifically how they communicate) Excellent understanding of (relevant) communication protocols Good understanding of Operating Systems, Networks, hardware and related issues. Ability to report results graphically and verbally Solid ability to analyze results and find bottlenecks Solid ability to create "ad-hoc" tests to exploit areas of suspect performanceMust be self-motivated and be able to learn and adopt new technologies quickly