Sr. Splunk Engineer

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Posted: 09/13/2018 Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 31457

Sr. Splunk Engineer

The Sr. Splunk Engineer should have a strong Splunk Admin background to support Splunk platform. Additionally a strong Splunk development background to support Splunk ITSI is desired. The responsibilities, 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.

• Splunk technical responsible for the design, performance, implementation and capacity of the Splunk Platform, including Splunk Cloud.

• Provides senior support for System Admins, Content Manager and Service Engineer to ensure the delivery of Splunk best practices and standards related to each job function

• Standardize Splunk platform deployment based upon proven best practice methods, to include configuration and maintenance across a variety of UNIX and Windows platforms

• Troubleshoot and support Splunk Platform and associated topologies on multiple operating systems 

Required Skills:

• 3+ years experience with Splunk on a large enterprise level

• 5+ years in IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or securit

y • 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

• 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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