Senior Splunk Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Mc Lean, VA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17
Confidential Company
Mc Lean, VA
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17


Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Splunk Engineer in McLean, VA. Duties Include:

  • Support newly deployed Splunk Core and Enterprise Security instance for Company Information Services Team
  • Manage Splunk hardware infrastructure, oversee production support, design the Splunk system to meet growth while maintaining a balance between performance, stability, and agility, and develop advanced scripts for the manipulation of multiple data repositories to support analyst requirements
  • Manage client expectations, onboard internal clients onto Splunk, develop advanced reports to meet the requirements of key stakeholders, and analyze scalable security management tools and processes
  • Develop automation for security tools management, and create customized searches and applications using programming and development expertise, including Python, shell scripting, and regular expression
  • Automate deployment, integration, and testing of enterprise system and services and create and optimize big data correlations as a Splunk search language (SPL) expert
  • Deliver work while based in McLean, VA with up to 33% telework


  • BA or BS degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 2+ years of experience with Splunk
  • Splunk Administrator and Splunk Power User Certifications
  • Experience in interacting with clients and conducting onboarding, configuration, and optimization using Splunk Core and ES
  • Experience with networksecurity and system security, including supporting SIEM tools
  • Experience with infrastructure management and support, system administration in a Windows and UNIX environment, and using scriptinglanguages to automate tasks and manipulate data
  • Experience with working in a large enterprise environment
  • Knowledge of securitytechnologies and information security and networking
  • Knowledge of enterprise logging, including application logging and regular expressions
  • Security+ Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire


  • Experience with enterprise scale operations and maintenance environments
  • Experience with Python

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

JobID: 1645831-AQG

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