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Senior Splunk Engineer

Company: Kelly
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Splunk Engineer **Pay will be market rate** Kelly Government Solutions is hiring for a senior Splunk engineer on a government contract with our customer in Washington, DC. This assignment should last approximately seven months and could be extended. Our customer is looking for a proactive and self-driven Senior Splunk Engineer. The Senior Splunk Engineer supports the design, architecture, build, configuration, implementation and operations support as well as establishes the useable Splunk solution. The candidate will support Splunk ES installation and configurations while building automation activities. This position will work closely with the Technical Architecture and Operations teams and reports to the Security Architect and the Project Manager. Duties and Responsibilities: Working in a collaborative and information-centered environment, the Senior Splunk Engineer will assist with on-going cybersecurity activities including, but not limited to: --- Identification of business-critical systems within organization infrastructure --- Identification of all systems within the organization infrastructure; --- Percent known and previously unknown --- Identification of current coverage (percentage) of business-critical systems with Splunk Forwarders --- Develop plan of action to provide more comprehensive coverage --- Identify required integrations (e.g., Nessus/SecurityCenter, ServiceNow, PaloAlto) --- Make recommendations for additional optional integrations --- Identify current volume of audit data coming from business-critical systems --- Assess gap in current indexing capability --- Develop index clustering strategy --- Assess current needs for search head deployment --- Develop search head clustering strategy --- Identify user community and required roles --- Expand forwarder coverage to include non-critical endpoints and systems --- Identify potential free Splunk apps that provide basic security intelligence and limited view of compliance --- Identify potential dashboarding opportunities - simple to generate requirements for more complex alternatives or premium --- Expand forwarder coverage to include non-critical endpoints and systems --- Identify potential free Splunk apps that provide basic security intelligence and limited view of compliance --- Identify potential dashboarding opportunities - simple to generate requirements for more complex alternatives or premium apps --- Perform integrations with existing business and security applications as requested --- Identify gaps to deploying Splunk ES and other premium applications --- Identify opportunities for new dashboards and/or potential Splunk application development --- Threat intelligence ingest (free sources, initially) --- Investigate appetite for full security architecture assessment --- Other IT security support Experience Required: --- Experience with storage technologies, platform administration on Linux and Windows and experience with many of today's security tool sets (IPS/IDS, AV, Firewalls, Switches, etc). --- Preparing and delivering information in a concise, professionally written format --- Preparing documentation on systems, processes or procedures, including network and workflow documents --- Preparing and presenting information on staff in a formal and informal setting --- Working in teams, task forces, etc. --- Developing and/or creating new or more effective ideas, approaches --- Analyzing and developing solutions to problems --- Providing technical support --- Providing outstanding customer service --- Developing and maintaining positive customer rapport --- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills --- Ability to lift 15-25 pounds Education Required: Bachelor's degree Please email Drew Rogers at if you are interested, and we'll set up a quick phone interview to discuss further.You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process. Why Kelly - ? Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly - Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. It's just another way we make the job search work for you. About Kelly - At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. ]]

Keywords: Kelly, Washington DC , Senior Splunk Engineer, Engineering , Springfield, DC

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