Splunk Engineer SME
Posted on: March 18, 2023
The candidate will act as the person for the ArcSight to Splunk and then support the Cyber Incident Response team. The candidate will design, develop, recommend and implement the dashboards and alerts to support Cyber Incident Response Team. Establish and maintain the configuration and technical support for multiple new clients being monitored. Interface with the client in the strategic design process to integrate security and IT operations with business requirements and technical design. Provide guidance/direction to customer on how to best get value from Splunk products.
The candidate will"
Enforce best practices for data Splunk administration
Design the Splunk system solution for incident response to meet growth while maintain a balance between performance, stability, scalability and agility
Provide engineering and design support for a large distributed Splunk environment consisting of heavy forwarders, indexers, search head servers, spanning security , performance and operational roles
Be proficient in onboarding data into Splunk via forwarder, scripted inputs, TCP/UDP and modular inputs from sources such as FireEye, Bid IP, Cisco, Syslog, etc.
Be familiar with recognizing and onboarding new data sources into Splunk
Investigate data for anomalies and trends
Build dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data
Enforce best practices related to summarizing and query data into reports and dashboards with visual metrics for stakeholders
Develop advanced scripts for the manipulation of multiple data repositories' to support analysts' requirements
Work with other enterprise teams to support data capture and forecasting efforts to support proactive identification of issues
Provide recommendations and implement changes to optimize Splunk products in the customer environment
Understand customer requirements to design and implement appropriate Splunk solutions
Develop and implement innovative Splunk based solutions
Conduct investigations for root cause analysis of problems or issues
Communicate with team members and customers
Perform integration activities to connect with 3rd party software APIs
Plan and direct systems upgrades
Design system enhancements and monitor capacity to maintain operational capacity following change management processes
Determine system specifications input/output process and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility
Provide industry standard expertise in the deployment, configuration and operation of Splunk and Splunk enterprise security
Bachelor's degree from accredited university/college in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field with 15+ years of experience or Masters with 13+ years of prior relevant experience; additional experience in lieu of degree.
Advanced understanding of specific enterprise environments that direct the correlation of system data for mission impact
Custom log file parsing
Experience with Splunk dashboard creation
Experience creating visualizations for displaying data
Knowledge of networking protocols
Database design and Management
IC experience desired
Experience writing Splunk queries in Splunk Programming Language (SPL)
Lead effort in standing up contract specific Splunk lab in an effort to further our resources Splunk skills on the program
Pay Range:Pay Range $142,350.00 - $219,000.00 - $295,650.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.
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