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Splunk Security Engineer
Ref No.: 17-09953
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Segment:Federal
JPAS:YES
TS//SCI
This position will initially be limited to a consulting engagement Work location is either DC, Crystal City, or Chantilly.  Splunk Admin certified or Architect with preferred 3 years of experience and SSBI completed.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Drive complex security focused deployments of Splunk while working side by side with the customers to solve their unique problems across a variety of use cases
  • Work with our customers to understand their security posture and requirements
  • Support our security deployments by unlocking the potential of Splunk to assist our customers in achieving their Cyber Security strategy
  • Collaborate across the entire organization to bring access to product and technical teams to get the right solution delivered and drive innovation gathered from customer input
  • Leverage previous experiences, share best practices and create innovative solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk
  • Enable customers to solve the next wave of questions on their own
 Position Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of hands on experience with security monitoring tools such as IDP/IDS, FW and AV (Cisco IDS, Snort, Bro, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, McAfee, Symantec)
  • Preferred 3 years of Splunk experience
  • Experience in the use of network monitoring tools with a strong understanding of network protocols
  • Ability to perform security analysis, development and implementation of security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex security problems and how it affects a customer's business
  • Experience with both the Unix and Windows operating systems; the command line interface is your second home
  • 2+ years experience with scripting languages (bash), application development (Java, Perl, Python, .NET), databases and analytical tools
  • Ability to listen and collaborate with audiences ranging from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders to help deliver solutions
  • Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both customers and fellow Splunkers
  • Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities
  • Experience with security and operational related use cases is desired
  • Splunk Certified Architect certification is highly desired
  • Work remote when not on client site.  Potential travel up to 50% regional travel.
Why GuidePoint?
GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 200 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 1,000 clients.
 Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company's success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.
 This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with the one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.