Retail Systems Splunk Admin

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by Subway

Milford, CT 06460
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Join Team Subway(R)-with over 44,000 locations in 105 countries-we recently earned the distinction of the world's largest restaurants chain and we're still growing! We have a unique career opportunity in our Milford Connecticut office.

The Splunk Administrator 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.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the proper operation and performance of Splunk, plug-ins, loggers and connectors
  • Building Splunk reports to meet business needs
  • Defining strategy and design around data collection, aggregations, and summarization processes
  • Developing dashboards with visual metrics for stakeholders
  • Write and develop custom scripts, programs as needed
  • Partnering with other enterprise teams to support data capture and advanced data analytics and forecasting efforts to support proactive identification of issues
  • Enforcing best practices related to summarizing and querying data
  • Set up and configure Splunk search servers, deployment servers, clustered indexers, and forwarders, as required
  • Designing the Splunk system solution to meet growth while maintaining a balance between performance, stability, scalability and agility

Experience necessary for effective job performance:

  • Administration experience with Splunk Multi-site Indexer cluster and Search Head Cluster environment
  • Experience with Splunk on-boarding variety of inputs (file based - JSON/XML/TCP/UDP and script based
  • Experience with monitoring Splunk environment and performing health checks
  • Experience with managing the deployment server and indexer cluster efficiently
  • Splunk Certified Power User, Splunk Certified Admin is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of distributed Splunk deployment, management and chargeback best practices
  • Experience in performance tuning, troubleshooting, managing high availability for Splunk environments where they are deemed mission critical
  • Understanding of Network Firewalls, Load-balancers, and complex network designs
  • Must have strong Linux skills to be able to troubleshoot and support the application
  • Strong troubleshooting skills with the Splunk forwarder issues
  • Experience with configuring and architecting the solution for syslog-NG and rsyslog
  • Experience with the scripting languages with BASH/Python

Reference: 560673744

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