Senior Splunk Security Engineer

Posted on Dec 11, 2018 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Reston, VA 20190
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$115k - $130k Annual

We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Sr. Splunk Monitoring Engineer. Candidate will implement, maintain, and enhance the systems, create user solutions, contribute to DevOps and cloud efforts, and optimize continued operations.


  • 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
  • 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 roll-out of upgrades and patches
  • 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
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, persuasively with technology and business stakeholders
  • Motivated to learn new technologies and identify process improvements and efficiencies
  • Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Reference: 599005821

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