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Systems Administrator II
Ref No.: 17-14124
Location: South San Francisco, California
Job Title: Splunk Systems Administrator II
Job Company: Major BioPharma
Job Dept: Architectural Engineering Ops

Job Location: SSF, CA 94080
Job Duration: 4+ months contract; Special Project

Job Description:

Install, configure and administer Splunk Enterprise Server and Splunk Forwarder on Redhat Linux and Windows servers.
 
Setup Splunk Forwarders for new application tiers introduced into environment and existing applications.
 
Build  dashboards, views, alerts, reports, saved searches using XML, Advanced XML and Search Processing language (SPL) as and when required.
 
Perform Field Extractions and Field Transformations using the Regular Expressions in Splunk.
 
Create Splunk Apps using XML and Web Components. Knowledge of app creation, user and role access permissions.
 
Create tags, Event types, field lookups, using regular expressions, aliases for search-time outputs and visualizations.
 
Work with Splunk app to identify and address emerging security threats through the use of continuous monitoring, alerting and analytics.
 
Create custom app configurations (deployment-apps) within SPLUNK to parse, index multiple types of log format.
 
Use SPLUNK's REST API in order to perform searches from various application interfaces.
 
Configure Splunk forwarder to send unnecessary log events to “Null Queue” using props and transforms configurations to reduce license costs.
 
Knowledge of Network Firewalls, Load-balancers, LDAP and complex network design.
 
Environment: Splunk Enterprise Server 5.x/6.x, Universal Splunk Forwarder 5.x/6.x, RedHat Linux, Oracle,  HTML, Java Script, XML, Use of Regular expressions.
 
Tools: Log Analysis Tool Splunk Enterprise Server 5.x/6.x, Splunk Universal Forwarder 5.x/6.x, Splunk DB Connect

Required:
JAVA
LDAP
LINUX
SPLUNK
XML

Additional Design:
Network Design
Oracle
API
Deployment
Optimization
REST
Security

Education:
Bachelors degree preferred