Alexandria, VA

Sr. Splunk Engineer

Job Specs

Code:
4078116002
Department:
Homeland
Date:
18-10-03
Offices:

Job Description:

Description:

XOR Security is currently seeking a Sr. Splunk Engineer to support a program under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The selected candidate 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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The candidate should be familiar with recognizing and onboarding new data sources into Splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data. The Splunk engineer should be familiar with a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.

 The Splunk engineer will work with other Cybersecurity Engineering team members and will be required to interact with end users to gather requirements, perform troubleshooting, and provide assistance with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards. The Splunk engineer will be required interact with senior management, as necessary.

Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 7+ years’ experience in the Information Technology arena.

  •        4+ years of experience in a senior Splunk role
  •        3+ Years experience in Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces
  •        2+ Years experience in app interface development, using REST  API’s
  •        Previous project management experience.  
  •        ITIL Change & Configuration Management

Must have an active Secret Clearance and in addition, must have a current or be able to favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation to join this program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in SQL

Experience in other systems and network management products

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from the first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Citizenship Clearance Requirement
Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements - US CITIZENSHIP and SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED.