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Job Category:
Mid-level Splunk Engineer Job
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SAIC | McLean, VA
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Job Description

Mid-level Splunk Engineer (Job Number:428768)


Job Description:

SAIC is looking for candidates who have a solid Splunk experience and can work collaboratively with diverse end users. Candidates will architect, implement, and use Splunk solutions to integrate data feeds and create content in a distributed computing environment. This role requires the ability to architect and implement Splunk solutions in support of cybersecurity analysts and data scientists. The focus of this role is primarily on engineering, maintaining and monitoring a large Splunk environment deployed on systems running on Linux and Windows platforms.


- Architect, implement, and use Splunk solution in a highly available, redundant, distributed computing environment
- Perform Splunk forwarder deployment, configuration and troubleshooting across a variety of platforms
- Deploy new Splunk instances, including clustered deployments
- Monitor Splunk internal logs to identify and resolve potential performance issues
- Tune the Splunk infrastructure and lead capacity planning and continuity of operations tasks
- Troubleshoot technical issues to determine root cause and resolve or implement workaround as necessary
- Reproduce customer issues, file bug reports and escalate cases to Splunk support as necessary
- Maintain Splunk systems internal documentation, including SOP's and design documents


Required Skills:

- 7+ years of IT experience in a technical position
- 2 years of hands-on experience installing, configuring and administering Splunk
- Proficiency with Linux and Windows platforms
- Familiar with various distributed compute environments including client-server, VMs, AWS, GCP
- Experience with one or more programming/scripting languages (e.g., Perl, Python, Java)
- Basic VMWare knowledge
- Familiarity with network based storage technologies
- Understanding of the function, operations and management of network infrastructure components (switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, etc.)


- Certified Splunk Administrator/Architect preferred
- Bachelor's Degree

Clearance: Secret (Active)

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Jun 26, 2017, 2:44:06 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-MCLEAN
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time