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Splunk Developer
Ref No.: 17-00308
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/25/2017
Our client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

Position Description
Participation in the Splunk architecture and strategy programs, with the ability to drive the implementation of the strategic vision for Splunk at our client. Work side by side with the ENS customers to solve their unique problems across a variety of use cases within Splunk. Lead the design and development of monitoring solutions via the integration of various toolsets within ENS into Splunk. Leverage previous experiences, share best practices and create innovative solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk. Work load management including scoping, estimation, level of effort, prioritization of work for the ENS Splunk team. Knowledge share prior Splunk experience & Splunk best practices with other team members. Assist with Splunk system upgrade planning and execution. Assist in workshops (including training sessions) to help customers leverage the full value of Splunk solutions and lead periodic stakeholder meetings. Provide insights with respect to the availability and applicability of new products and features. Help to document best practices by developing and using the Splunk Jive & ENS Wiki Pages.

Primary Responsibilities:
This is a team-lead role for our New York development team, delivering strategic projects with a combination of New York focus and global impact. The role involves development of new technology solutions, as well as providing architecture, design and estimation/planning guidance for processes we already own. There is a heavy emphasis on communication with clients including senior trading, quants and desk strategists, as well as with colleagues in London, Hong Kong and Budapest.
Required Skills
-2+ years of experience with Splunk including backend administration of indexes and forwarders.

-The ability to design Splunk reports and dashboards using complex data elements.
-A passion for Analytics, for helping users Client and share the stories and meaning in their data.
-Experience in translating business requirements into concrete data analytic solutions.
-Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
-Familairity & previous use of JavaScript within Splunk (Specifically the understanding of the SplunkJS module).
-Strong understanding of Linux and file systems.

Desired Skills
-Familiarity with one or more of the following is a plus: Python, Cisco Telecommunication Products, ServiceNow, API Integration, Hadoop, Tableau, Extrahop
-Ability to stop, collaborate and listen with technical and non-technical consumers from IT administrators to executive level stakeholders
-Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively with both internal customers and fellow Splunkers
-Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities
-Demonstrable understanding of common enterprise applications (especially in the areas of security and telecommunications)
-Statistical and analytical modeling