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Splunk Admin
Ref No.: 18-51191
Location: Westport, Connecticut
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/20/2018
Job Description:
Seeking a Splunk Platform Engineer that will manage a continually evolving and highly automated Splunk platform. Candidates should have in-depth, hands-on experience with architecting/implementing complex Splunk enterprise clusters, in depth knowledge of AWS, strong Linux OS knowledge and experience with infrastructure automation and orchestration. They should be familiar with scripting, i.e. bash and python, ruby or perl – not just running manual commands off a KB – and able to run, maintain, and write scripts. Experience with configuration management systems is a plus (eg CFEngine, Chef, Centrify, Ansible).

Responsibilities:
• The position is for a solution builder who can roll-up-sleeves when needed to tackle big deal issues impacting the platform.
• Push configurations and updates to multiple Splunk Enterprise instances via the Splunk Deployment Server
• Establish and Monitor the performance of Splunk via best practices and taking the business needs into account
• Standardized Splunk agent deployment, configuration and maintenance across a variety of platforms using multiple configuration management systems
• Drive projects for internal Splunk team and users of Splunk across the company, including complex migrations and custom ingestion solutions.

Qualifications:
• Comprehensive hands-on experience with Splunk (platform/infrastructure)
• Knowledge of scripting (SH, BASH, KSH, PowerShell, etc.)
• Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible/Chef), IaC, and source code management tools (i.e. – git)