• Senior Splunk Engineer

    Job Location US-VA-Alexandria
    Posted Date 7 months ago(9/27/2018 5:26 PM)
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  • Overview

    Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (SE Solutions) is a proven, results-focused cybersecurity, management, and information technology services firm committed to support federal agencies that focus on protecting and defending our nation’s homeland security, intelligence, and stability. In a rapidly changing threat landscape, we have the organizational agility, deep homeland security experience, cultural insight and multidisciplinary expertise to help our customers accomplish today’s mission and anticipate tomorrow’s demands, efficiently and cost-effectively.


    SE Solutions professionals work with our federal agency customers in the administration and oversight of large government programs and initiatives.  As a member of one of our DHS support teams, you will play an important role performing a wide array of security advisory and engineering activities as a Senior Splunk Engineer. 


    The Senior Splunk Engineer should be able to perform the following Splunk activities:

    • Provide overall engineering, and administration in supporting a very large distributed clustered Splunk environment consisting of search heads, indexers, deployers, deployment servers, heavy/universal forwarders and Splunk Enterprise Security premuim app, spanning security, performance, and operational roles.
    • 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.
    • Interacting 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.


    Required Qualifications:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 8 or more years’ experience in the Information Technology arena,

      with a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in one of the following fields: system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, and Cyber Security experience.

    • 4+ years of experience in a senior Splunk role working in a Splunk clustered environment supporting SOC or NOC environments
    • 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
    • Experience with Ansible and GIT
    • Ability to follow Change & Configuration Management
    • Strong problem solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure
    • Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision
    • Knowledge of Cloud Services such as AWS, Azure, Office365
    • Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell
    • Splunk Experience

      • Splunk Certified Architect Certification

      • Splunk Certified Administrator Certification

      • Experience in automating Splunk Deployments

    • Cybersecurity certification required

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in SQL
    • Experience in other systems and network management products.
    • Current or former completed Splunk training
    • Prior experience a in Splunk professional services role
    • Automation/orchestration of Splunk with in a Cloud environment

    About SE Solutions

    Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Corp. (SE Solutions), is a small business serving federal agencies that protect our nation’s security and defend our fellow citizens’ safety. We bring homeland security experience, organizational agility, and multidisciplinary expertise to help our clients respond to a rapidly changing threat landscape, accomplish today’s mission, and anticipate tomorrow’s demands. For more information, visit http://www.sesolutions.com.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. SE Solutions participates in the E-Verify program.


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