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splunk Engineer

Location: Monterey Park, CA
Job # 11330108
Date Posted: 09-05-2018
Splunk Engineer
Location: Monterey Park, CA (Onsite)
Duration: 10+ months
Job Summary
Our group operates Splunk, an operational big data intelligence software, as a service for various teams within the enterprise. We are seeking a motivated engineer to continue to build up our Splunk implementation, and to help our customers to fully utilize the power of Splunk. As a member of the team, the Splunk engineer will implement various solutions on Splunk, as well as supporting test and production Splunk installations. Successful candidates need to possess expert level hands-on solution building and administrative experience in Splunk. In addition, This level has all the tasks of a Senior Specialist with the added task of integrating information and network security CSOC and APP-SOC-MONITORING solutions. Enforce Splunk security strategies and support existing Splunk systems in accordance with policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Deployment and support of the full lifecycle of Splunk Enterprise
  • Design, implement, document, and handle all aspects of Linux as it relates to Splunk
  • Identify repetitive, manual tasks and automate them
  • Develop effective tooling, alerts, and response to both identify and address reliability risks
  • Write and maintain moderately complicated scripts in shell scripting (Bash, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, and/or Perl) in helping to automate and scale
  • Provide technical leadership and mentor junior team members
  • Build with quality and integrity
Use of the following:
Scripting Languages:
  • Bash
  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Powershell
Operating Systems:
  • Windows
  • *Nix
Expertise in virtualization technologies:
  • VMware
  • Xenserver
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
Configuration management system:
  • Subversion
  • Git
  • CVS
Networking tools:
  • Firewall
  • TCP/IP
  • LDAP
  • A strong understanding of high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems and the ability to perform root cause analysis on stability and performance related events in such environments
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment systems and the ability to describe pros, cons, and pitfalls of the various solutions.
  • High familiarity with Git and version control systems
  • Experience with Linux systems; must understand how processes, users, groups, privileges and package managers work
  • Hands on experience in backup and restore tools.
  • Experience with automation and configuration management systems such as Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.
  • Expert proficiency in UNIX scripting languages (Bash, Ruby, Python) and some experience with compiled languages (Go, Java, etc)
  • Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of Linux, Java, Tomcat, and other middleware technologies
  • Passion for resolving reliability issues and identify strategies to mitigate going forward
  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (particularly AWS) a plus
  • Strong Linux system-level analysis capabilities
  • Passion for clear communication, especially prioritizing concerns to align with the team and business goals.
  • Deep network analysis experience
  • Thorough understanding of networking
  • Support large-scale deployments with data feeds from multiple data centers
  • Develop Splunk correlation searches to identify and address emerging security threats through the use of continuous monitoring, alerting and analytics
  • Installing, configuring and administering Splunk Enterprise Server and Splunk Universal/heavy forwarders in large distributed environment
  • Installing and configuring Splunk apps in a clustered environment
  • Administering Splunk knowledge objects
  • Creating roles and user authentication
  • Integrating events from non-traditional log services
  • Administering Splunk cluster components (search head cluster, indexer cluster and distributed management console) including version upgrades, permissions, and audit compliance
  • Mentoring other Information Security team members to support and assist in Splunk-related activities
  • Assists in setting business driven SLAs and owns evolving the environment to meet or exceed those SLAs.
  • Performs advanced troubleshooting and issue resolution for all supported systems.
  • Utilize monitoring tools for performance monitoring and capacity management. Plan proactive system changes/upgrades based on performance and capacity data.
  • Create and maintain documentation for team standards, procedures, common issue resolution for other IT staff and systems users.
  • Participate in team on-call rotation schedules. On-call provides 24/7 availability during rotation to support issues and assist team with scheduled operational tasks after production hours.
  • Position requires working after normal business hours to implement changes to supported systems.
  • Demonstrate good judgment by escalating issues to the manager when appropriate.
Megha Ananthakrishna
Technical Resource  Manager | MatchPoint Solutions | Office 925-829-7755 |  Cell 408-718-6170| Email
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