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Senior Systems Engineer - 18-00095
Ref No.: 18-00095
Location: Chevy Chase, Maryland
Position Type:Right to Hire

As a Monitoring and Event Management (MEM) engineer, you will participate in defining, developing, and implementing new monitoring frameworks to support Clients IT Operations.
The MEM team is seeking highly motivated, team-oriented, and process-driven associates who want a challenging position with opportunities to learn and advance. Seeking experienced Splunk Architect / Splunk Administrator / Splunk Developer to support the following:

  • Splunk technical responsible for the design, performance, implementation and capacity of the Splunk Platform, including Splunk Cloud.
  • Provides senior support for System Admins, Content Manager and Service Engineer to ensure the delivery of Splunk best practices and standards related to each job function
  • Standardize Splunk platform deployment based upon proven best practice methods, to include configuration and maintenance across a variety of UNIX and Windows platforms
  • Troubleshoot and support Splunk Platform and associated topologies on multiple operating systems
  • Understand and deploy multi-cluster/cluster distributed architectures and application deployment processes
  • Assist internal users of Splunk in designing and maintaining production quality dashboards, reports, visualizations and alerts
  • Assist and support organizations in deploying Splunk platform across networks
  • Provide assessment services to determine data inputs and sources of machine data to be ingested into the Splunk platform
  • Monitor the Splunk Platform for capacity planning and optimization
  • Provide services to tweak and fine tune existing Splunk deployments
  • Help design core systems performance metrics and troubleshooting logs expertise for customers
  • Ability to support and automate processes and procedures
  • Ability to assess design models to maximize data ingest and work with performance metrics to fine tune Splunk
  • Ability to customize and install apps to maximize visibility throughout the organization
  • Ability to create run books, operating procedures, and repeatable processes as needed
  • Ability to administer new and existing Splunk Platform and cloud deployments
  • Ability to build custom reports and alerting
  • Ability to build custom dashboards and visualizations
Required skills
  • 2+ years experience with Splunk on a large enterprise level
  • 5+ years in IT infrastructure, networking, architecture, administration, or security
  • Ability to multitask and solve complex technical problems
  • Experience working in a multiserver environment
  • PERL/Linux shell scripting/Regex experience would be highly preferable
  • Superior communication and presentation skills
  • Splunk training and/or certifications would be a major plus