Alexandria, VA

Junior Splunk Engineer

Job Specs

Cyber Defense

Job Description:


XOR Security has a critical need for a Jr. Splunk Engineer. This is a full time funded position based in Alexandria, VA.


  • 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 proficient within a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.
  • The Splunk Jr. 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 management, as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED. In addition to specific security clearance requirements all Department of Homeland Security employees are required to have or be able to favorably pass a 5 year (BI) Background Investigation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience.
  • Experience Splunk Engineering
  • Experience with Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces
  • Experience with App interface development, using REST API’s
  • Previous project management experience
  • ITIL Change & Configuration Management experience
  • Experience with Ansible and GIT


  • Current or former completed Splunk training
  • Experience in automating Splunk Deployments and orchestration with in a Cloud environment
  • Splunk Certified Architect Certification

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from 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 ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED.