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Splunk Subject Matter Expert

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Job Number:
644177
Job Category:
Cyber Security
Location:
WASHINGTON, DC US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Other Clearance
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:
Job Summary:


The selected candidate will provide overall engineering and design support for a very large distributed Splunk environment consisting of heavy forwarders, indexers, and search head servers, spanning security, performance, and operational roles.  The Splunk engineer will support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, documentation, and implementation following defined best practices and operational workflows.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The candidate should be familiar with recognizing and onboarding new data sources into Splunk, 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 and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.

 

The Splunk engineer will work with other Cybersecurity Engineering team members and will be required to interact with end users to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and provide assistance with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards. The Splunk engineer will be required interact with senior management, as necessary.

 








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Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

 

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 12+ years’ experience in the Information Technology arena.

4+ years of experience in a senior Splunk role

3+ Years experience in Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces

2+ Years experience in app interface development, using REST API’s

Previous project management experience

ITIL Change & Configuration Management


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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         Experience in SQL

-        Experience in other systems and network management products

    Current or former completed Splunk training

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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