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Splunk Monitoring Senior Engineer

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Request Technology

Reston, VA 20190
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$120k - $143k Annual

A Fortune 500 company is need of a Splunk Monitoring Sr. Engineer.

This individual will support, design, and build Splunk and Opensource. This person needs 5-7 years of Splunk administration or engineering experience. They will be updating, innovating, and upgrading and need to be fluent in Linux, Bash, Python Scripting. Any Cloud experience is a plus.


  • Collaborate with cross functional Information Technology Services, Information Security, and business teams to achieve desired outcomes
  • Establish trusting relationships across the enterprise
  • Establish appropriate metrics and reporting on availability, performance, capacity, growth, and utilization

Support of Design and Builds

  • Install and maintain systems for monitoring, log aggregation, search, and dashboarding
  • Providing technical expertise to design most efficient and cost-effective solutions for Splunk, ELK, and other monitoring tools
  • Evaluate technology standards, products, and the risks and benefits of technology introduction
  • Define backup/recovery strategies and standards
  • Provide certification and rollout of upgrades and patches

Support Operations

  • Develop and maintain operational procedures
  • Automate repetitive tasks and performance tuning
  • Ensure overall system and environment availability, performance, and capacity
  • Engage in incident management, resolve complex issues, and provide long term solutions
  • Participate in on-call on a rotation schedule but also be available to assist with during major issue or outages


  • 5-7 years of elaborating and relevant Information Technology experience
  • At least 2 years of full time experience working as a Splunk Administrator/engineer
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, any related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience using or administering Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Fluent in Bash, Python, and Ruby Scripting

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of multi-cloud technologies, containerization, and microservices
  • Software development experience in DevOps environment
  • Experience with data lakes and Hadoop implementation

Reference: 598084576