Splunk Principal Engineer
Company: Rockhammer Talent Solutions
Posted on: March 24, 2020
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
ryan.loganrockhammerts.com Rockhammer Talent Solutions Web
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