TSS - Senior Splunk Engineer
Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Bossier City
Posted on: May 3, 2021
GDIT has an opportunity for a Senior Splunk Engineer working with a
large line of business within GDIT. We are seeking energetic,
talented individuals that have a desire to help transform customer
requirements supporting this contract..
TheSenior Splunk Engineeris responsible for coordinating with the
system architecture, engineering and administration teams to
improve system monitoring and security automation features.
Supports capacity and performance analysis, and provides system
configuration change and upgrade recommendations. Improves system
administrator efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated
tools and scripts, supports evolution of system administrator
procedures, and provides content in support of system administrator
training. Ensures system security and executes practices and
procedures. Supports troubleshooting of system related problems.
Performs database design and software development as required.
Able to perform direct and advisory roles in oversight, planning
and implementation of projects and initiatives. Advise management
and team members of risks associated with technologies and
implementation approaches and identify methods of risk mitigation.
Support problem resolution and identify process improvements.
Interface as needed at multiple levels of management, providing
information and thought leadership in technical areas.
Specific examples of responsibilities include but are not limited
Ability to navigate Linux CLI, troubleshoot, create services,
update OS, etc. Implement automation orchestration to replace
repetitive tasks which are being conducted manually Assist in the
O&M of other security too Developing advanced dashboards, data
models, reports and performance optimization. Designing and
customizing complex search queries and promoting advanced
searching, forensics, and analytics. Developing and documenting
configuration standards, policies, and procedures for operating,
managing and ensuring the security of system infrastructure.
Participating in incident, problem, and change management
processes. Planning and directing upgrades and system enhancements.
Developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting
results. Developing documentation on new or existing systems.
Providing system/equipment/specialized training and technical
guidance. Serving as liaison with clients, participating in
meetings to ensure client needs are met. Communicating with
customers and teammates clearly and concisely. Support automation
management and security of container-based workloads via scripting
and tools Provide recommendations for improvement across the
enterprise as well as migration strategies from legacy to
containerized and automated platforms
8+ years of related systems engineering experience - primarily in a
government environment, dealing with business critical, high
availability systems. 5+ years Red Hat Linux experience in an
enterprise environment 2+ years of Splunk experience Experience
configuring and utilizing monitoring/logging and security analysis
solutions Strength in multitasking and prioritization in order to
meet periodically changing deadlines Self-starting and able to
drive projects to completion in a fast moving environment Solid
communications skills, both written and verbal. Able to create,
discuss and explain technical documentation. Development of
documentation for engineering from requirements and architectural
designs, and diagrams. Experience of designing and implementing
highly available solutions. Ensure data integrity by evaluating,
proposing, implementing and managing software and hardware
solutions. Recommend and implement system enhancements that
improved the performance, security, and reliability of the
Linux, Splunk, or other relevant certifications to the position
Experience developing coding/scripting to build required automation
and tools (using Ansible, Ruby, Python, Bash, Powershell, Java,
etc.) Experience supporting production systems using Site
Reliability Engineering (SRE) practices Experience with DevSecOps
concepts, tools and automation skills Familiarity with industry
standard host based security systems (HBSS) and Assured Compliance
Assessment Solutions (ACAS) Experience working with Gitlab for SDLC
(CI/CD) functionality Knowledge of various network vulnerability
scanning platforms (Nessus, etc) Knowledge of Routers, Switches,
Firewalls, and authorization boundaries Knowledge of current IT
security best practices Knowledge of system administration,
networking, and operating system hardening techniques Mixed
operating systems experience: (Linux, Windows) Security+ CE or
other 8570 IAT level II certification Kubernetes or similar
technology familiarity Experience troubleshooting issues related to
storage We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex
government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.
We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance
critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest
in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today
is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground,
beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering
the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services
needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or
any other protected class.
General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected
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