Job Description

Ref No.:18-13715
Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia
The Splunk Engineer will be responsible for the entire end to end deployment of the Splunk family of software to support OFR's log retention, aggregation and analysis requirements. It is required that the candidate be well versed in Splunk technology and implementation of best practices and have a working knowledge in the variety of architectural variations of the Splunk product. This includes Splunk scalability, capacity planning, distributed setup, Search Head Clustering, Index Clustering, and performance specifications. Experience with storage technologies, SQL Serve, Hadoop, platform administration on Linux and Windows and experience with many of todays security tool sets (IPS/IDS, AV, Firewalls, Switches, etc) is highly desirable. Experience with Splunk premium apps such as Enterprise Security is also desirable.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
* Perform installation, configuration management, capacity planning, license management, data integration, data transformation, field extraction, event parsing, data preview, and application management of Splunk platform
* Design and customize complex search queries, and promote advanced searching, forensics and analytics, Develop dashboards, data models, reports and optimize their performance.
* Develop, implement, and document configuration standards, policies, and procedures for operating, managing, and ensuring the security of the Splunk infrastructure.
* Participate in incident, problem, and change management processes related to Splunk.
* Work closely with Linux and Windows server administration teams to diagnose and resolve configuration issues.
* Analyze logs for the all major applications and come up with most affected areas or reoccurring issues.

Experience
* Security certification such as: CISSP, SANS GIAC, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, RHCE or CCNA-Security
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Hands on experience with Enterprise Applications
* Hands on experience with Security Tools such as IDS/IPS, Anti-virus, Endpoint Management
* Hands on experience with Virtualization Technology such as VMWare
* Hands on experience with Storage Technology such as NetApp or Panassas
* Scripting/Programming experience in Python, Perl, Powershell or Bash.
* Active Directory
* Firewalls and internet proxy devices
* Security monitoring practices
* Unix or Linux shell environments
* Event flows (i.e. Syslog)
* Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
* Experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment.

Education
A Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field with training in information security

Certifications
Splunk Architect Certification, Splunk Certified Administrator

Other (Travel, Telework, etc.)
NA


They need a Splunk Engineer at OFR. The work will be conducted at OFR in DCD (717 14th St NW) and candidates will need to get a Treasury Public Trust (takes about 4 months).

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