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Splunk Engineering Manager

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Request Technology

Reston, VA 20190
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$150k - $160k Annual

A fortune 500 company is in need of a Splunk Engineering Manager in the D.C area. This person needs hands on implementing Splunk and maintaining its operations. They must have experience designing Splunk in the cloud and particularly AWS and migrating from a sizable on premise installation.

Team Management

  • Manage and develop a team of engineers in a DevOps environment
  • Attract, recruit, retain, and develop top talent
  • Ensure the team is operating in the most effective way possible and have the appropriate level of skills and resources to be successful
  • Motivate direct reports to work through obstacles and coach them to be productive and at the same time help develop their careers

Technical Leadership

  • Engage with business users, application and platform owners, and other parties to understand business needs and processes; guide project teams and sponsors in identifying the best solutions
  • Participate in technology assessment; design based on requirements and architectural guidelines, prototype if necessary, and implement reliable solutions
  • Develop and enhance appropriate operational procedures to ensure consistent service delivery and compliance
  • Ensure all systems have high availability and disaster recovery in place per design
  • Establish appropriate metrics and collect periodic measurements to monitor and report on availability, performance, capacity, and any other relevant metrics

Change Agent

  • Act as an agent for change to reflect the latest standards in new technologies and tools
  • Serve as an enterprise subject matter expert (SME) and advocate of IT standards and reference architectures


  • 8-10 years of elaborating and relevant Information Technology experience
  • 2+ years of management skills with a passion for leading and developing staff
  • 2+ years of hands on experience of implementing Splunk and maintaining its operations
  • Proven track-record in designing Splunk in the cloud, particularly AWS, and migrating from a sizable on-prem installation
  • In depth experience designing solutions that are: secure, resilient, scalable, transformative
  • Experience using or administering Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Fluent in Unix Shell and other modern Scripting languages
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, any related field, or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills

  • Experience designing and monitoring containerized infrastructure solutions following Microservices and DevOps principles
  • Knowledge of data lakes particularly Hadoop implementation
  • Exposure to the financial services industry

Reference: 598084580

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