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Splunk Principal Engineer

Company: Rockhammer Talent Solutions
Location: Bowie
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Job Description:

We have an immediate need for a Splunk Principal Engineer to join the Enterprise Operations team for a dynamic federal program. This is a wonderful opportunity to work on progressive technical challenges and support an organization with a positive mission. Splunk Principal Engineer Years of Experience 10 years Education Requirements Bachelors Must be Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. and able to obtain clearance Position Description The Splunk Principal Engineer will provide support to the Enterprise Operations and Engineering branches. The candidate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Enterprise Splunk system spanning data centers, service centers and cloud services. The principal engineer will provide guidance and direction into the functional design, configuration, data management, reporting, OM support and best practices for leveraging and managing Splunk in a federal agency setting. The principal engineer will develop and execute the Enterprise Splunk ingestion processes including capacity planning, infrastructure and functional impact analysis. The candidate will implement the integration of multiple infrastructure and application health and performance systems into Splunk. Additionally, the principal engineer will provide Splunk operational troubleshooting support and assist with complex problems of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Furthermore, the candidate will support customers into designing reports, dashboards and query troubleshooting. Interact daily with supervisor, technical support staff, operations and engineering managers. Interactions with client counterparts on project matters within area of responsibility. Must work well with general guidance, generate competent technical input for operations type documentation, be detailed and security oriented. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills to deal with multiple contractors and government organization. Must have worked in large enterprise class type environments, be in line with industry best practices, think outside the box, and be able to make recommendations to improve overall governance and support continuous improvement. Position Requirements middot 7 full-time years of demonstrated experience using Splunk. middot 7 full-time years of progressive experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). middot Extensive infrastructure and application support experience. middot Proven ability to provide multi-platform integration int Splunk. middot Familiarity and practical application of advanced principles of ITILITSM. middot Ability to present to executive management incident debriefs and root cause analysis reports. middot Maintain all Splunk related documents including policies, processes, guides and SOPrsquos. middot Be a customer advocate by consistently meeting, exceeding expectations and incorporating customer service into all aspects of work. Hands-on Exposure middot SME level knowledge of Splunk 6.x and 7.x. middot Demonstrated experience of Splunk design, implementation, and operations in large enterprises. middot Demonstrated knowledge of Amazon Web Services (Public and GovCloud). middot Technical knowledge of the latest Microsoft and Red Hat operating systems. middot Knowledge of government security policies (FISMA, NIST, DHS4300, etc.). middot Multi-platform scripting abilities (e.g. PowerShell, Bash, Python, etc.). middot Hands on experience with tools like Ansible, Puppet or other similar CM type tools, a plus. Soft Skills and Abilities middot Organizational Skills Can plan and prioritize work, both their own and that of project team. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detail. middot Team Work Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team. Prepared to challenge ideas within a group in a constructive way. Ability to influence others and move a proposal effort toward a common vision or goal. middot Communications Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context. Excellent active listening skills. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, elected officials, executive leadership, senior management, users, vendors and subcontractor personnel. middot Problem Solving Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics. Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutions. middot Results oriented Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task. Education and Experience 10+ years of experience with a Bachelors in Computer Science or related field. In lieu of degree, a combination of education and 15 years of demonstrated hands on experience. Must hold two of the following Splunk certifications Admin, Architect, Developer. Any Microsoft, Red Hat or Amazon certifications are a plus. Comfortable in a fast pace work environment. Shift Work and Travel middot Base Shift hours 800 AM ET ndash 500 PM ET, M-F (flexibility is required) middot Must be available for on-call support as required. middot Work location Bowie, MD. middot LimitedOccasional telework may be available. For more information please contact Ryan Logan at Rockhammer Talent Solutions Direct Dial 301-637-5482 Email Rockhammer Talent Solutions Web

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