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Lead Splunk Engineer

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Reston, VA 20190
Immediate Start
$140k - $160k Annual

*Position is Bonus Eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Lead Splunk Engineer. Candidate will 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.


Engineer automation and orchestration designs to help provide seem-less and highly available solutions.
Participate in technology assessment; design based on requirements and architectural guidelines, prototype if necessary, and implement reliable solutions
Lead the technical roadmap of Splunk and other log analytics solutions.
Act as a subject matter expert of Splunk's journey to AWS cloud for optimal design and engineering implementation
Evaluate technology standards, products, and the risks and benefits of technology introduction
Seek opportunities for automation and integration of various tools and services
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
The incumbent will take work assignments from management but is expected to work independently to define, drive, and execute initiatives
Research and recommend the best practices followed in industry
Champion technology and tools change that improves delivery processes
Act as an agent for change to reflect the latest standards in new technologies and tool
Serve as an enterprise subject matter expert (SME) and advocate of IT standards and reference architectures


8+ years of elaborating and relevant Information Technology experience
5+ 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, and 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
Strong work ethic, self-motivated, independent, and works with minimal direction

Preferred Skills:

Experience designing and monitoring containerized infrastructure solutions following Microservices and DevOps principles

Experience with log analytics solutions from Elastic Stack (ELK)

Experience implementing Machine learning and AI algorithms

Experience with ITIL principles

Exposure to the financial services industry

Reference: 757863537

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