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Splunk Administrator
Ref No.: 18-00698
Location: Roseland, New Jersey
Experience Level: 6 Years
Start Date: 06/25/2018
 Location:   Roseland, NJ   
Hours:  Monday through Friday:  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. EST
Target Start Date:  Immediately
Years of Experience:  Intermediate/ Senior (6+ years)  
Right to hire:  Yes   

Scope:
Prudential's Enterprise Services Management team is undergoing a technology transformation and replacing tooling that supports our IT Operations services.  Our team is looking for a Splunk Administrator with a background in managing Splunk environment as a service.  The Slunk Administrator will be part of a team responsible for maintaining highly available Data Analytics service leveraging Splunk for global enterprise customers and implementing new Splunk-based solutions to meet their needs.
 
  • Bachelor's degree in an IT related field or minimum of 6 years of relevant recent experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience using Splunk for data analytics.
  • Splunk Enterprise Security experience
  • Splunk ITSI Experience
  • Install and upgrade Splunk following Splunk best practices
  • Administration experience with Splunk Multi-site Indexer cluster and Search Head Cluster environment
  • Experience with Splunk on-boarding variety of inputs (file based - JSON/XML/TCP/UDP and script based
  • Maintaining User authentication / Authorizations across several business units that utilize Splunk
  • Experience with monitoring Splunk environment and performing health checks
  • Experience with managing the deployment server and indexer cluster efficiently
  • Splunk Certified Power User, Splunk Certified Admin is a plus
  • Experience in integrating Splunk with ServiceNow and other industry standard platforms
  • Thorough understanding of distributed Splunk deployment, management and chargeback best practices
  • Experience in performance tuning, troubleshooting, managing high availability for Splunk environments where they are deemed mission critical
  • Understanding of Network Firewalls, Load-balancers, and complex network designs
  • Must have strong Linux skills to be able to troubleshoot and support the application
  • Strong troubleshooting skills with the Splunk forwarder issues
  • Experience with configuring and architecting the solution for syslog-NG and rsyslog
  • Experience with the scripting languages with BASH/Python
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to manage their time against deliverables
  • ITIL v3 Foundation and/or advanced ITIL certifications is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of market trends
  • Ability to review functional requirements and determine the type of integration work that is required based on the business needs
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and creative problem-solving techniques in a highly complex environment using leading-edge technology and integrating with diverse application systems.