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Infrastructure ENG IV
Ref No.: 17-00592
Location: McLean, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Scope of Work

Job Code - IT58 | System Architect

We are seeking a Splunk Engineer/Architect with design, implementation and administration experience with Splunk. The Splunk Engineer will be part of the Application Platform Team within IT, and will have administration and technical governance responsibilities for the Splunk data and analytics platform.

Day to day activities will include collaboration with members of the Security and Business Application project technical teams to enable the use of Splunk as an enterprise platform and that the platform architecture is reliable, secure and performant at scale, and that platform stakeholders understand the capabilities and functional/technical best practices of the platform.

- 3 to 5 years of current experience in big data analytics, data warehousing and/or business intelligence domains
- Advanced knowledge and experience with Splunk architecture
- Advanced knowledge and experience with Splunk Enterprise Security and IT Service Intelligence
- Ability to troubleshoot core software platform and infrastructure components
- Ability to perform complete Splunk environment installs, filter data, and manage indexes
- Experience creating, and maintaining Splunk applications
- Experience writing documentation, procedures and best practices in technical environments
- Experience and understanding of virtualized servers and SAN storage
- Experience working with industry standard authentication and permissions models
- Experience working with REST APIs, and web development
- Moderate knowledge of networking protocols, OSI stack, and basic network troubleshooting
- Experience with Unix, VMWare, as well as be comfortable with command line interfaces
- A working knowledge or recent experience with scripting languages (bash), application development (java, python, .NET), databases and analytical tools
- Experience working in large and complex enterprise environments, with a working knowledge of enterprise business applications

Education Level
Bachelor Degree

Years Experience