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Splunk Engineer

washington, dc · Information Technology
Direct hire.  This is not a temp to perm or temp opening.  Seeking Splunk Engineer  Must have current Secret clearance.  Will be upgraded to TS.  Salaried job with full benefits up to $185,000...but will depend on experience.  Relocation available.  Remote job during Covid with some office visit in Washington, DC.

Job Description:
As part of the security engineering team, serve as a Senior Splunk Engineer and cybersecurity engineer to design and implement a Splunk-centric incident / event management system.

Technical Duties and Functional Responsibilities:
  • Provide Splunk engineering leadership for the team and government customer
  • Implement and maintain Splunk log ingestion from a variety of sources, update ingestion based on new requirements
  • Implement and maintain Splunk dashboards for team use cases; update dashboards based on new requirements
  • Implement and maintain Splunk platform to conform with Departmental and Bureau security and operations standards, and in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Integrate Splunk operations into Bureau business and operations procedures.
  • Ability to analyze, diagnose, and correct problems related to information technologies security systems; research and assist in the design and implementation of information and network security solutions; develop methods for information security reporting purposes; troubleshoot domain-wide information technology system and network security issues.
  • Ensure IT solutions meet requirements for security, availability, capacity, resiliency, and performance in a way that is efficient and supportable, reducing overall support costs.
  • Understand industry leading solutions and trends for technologies and applying those as appropriate.
  • Understand business needs and partner with appropriate IT counterparts to recommend solutions.
  • Establish and maintain an IT multi-year strategy with a focus on continuous improvement. Create and maintain solutions architecture artifacts and other strategy and system documentation.

Job Requirements, Skills, and Certs:
  • Must be U.S. Citizen with an active Secret clearance
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret security clearance; applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Information Assurance
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology/Systems or experience.
    • Degree in a Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology related field is desired, but not required.
  • One of Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) preferred

Additional Information about Position and Company:
  • Salary: up to $185,000 depending on experience
  • Job location:  Washington, DC (Telecommute during COVID)
  • Company benefits:
    • Medical/dental/vision insurance
    • 3 weeks PTO
    • 10 paid Federal Holidays
    • 401(k) plan with matching funds
    • Long- and short-term Disability coverage
    • Company sponsored Life Insurance coverage
    • Hiring Referral Bonus
    • Reimbursement for approved technical training/exams

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