Are you someone concerned with the security of our nation? Are you driven to protect and serve? Are you skilled in cyber defense? Then Leidos is the place for you. We are ensuring our nation’s security in a partnership with the Customs and Border Protection Agency (a division of the Department of Homeland Security). Our partnership focuses on the CBP Security Operations Center (SOC) where we provide around the clock cyber support focusing on some our nation’s toughest threats.
Leidos currently has a need for a Splunk Engineer for this highly visible cyber security program supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) security operations center (SOC).
The Splunk Engineer will support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, implementation, integration, test, and documentation. The Senior Splunk Engineer will follow defined best practices and operational workflows.
The Splunk Engineer will provide overall engineering, and administration in supporting a very large distributed clustered Splunk environment consisting of
search heads, indexers, deployers, deployment servers, heavy/universal forwarders and Splunk Enterprise Security premium app, spanning security, performance, and operational roles.
The candidate should be proficient with recognizing and onboarding new data sources into Splunk, analyzing the data for anomalies and trends, and building dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data. The Splunk engineer should be proficient within a Linux environment, editing and maintaining Splunk configuration files and apps.
The Engineer will perform troubleshooting and provide assistance with the creation of Splunk search queries and dashboards. In addition, will be required interact with senior management, as necessary.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 12+ years’ experience in the Information Technology arena or a Masters Degree with 10+ years of relevant experience.
4+ years of experience in a senior Splunk role working in a Splunk clustered environment supporting SOC or NOC environment
3+ Years experience in Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces
2+ Years experience in app interface development, using REST API’s
Previous project management experience
ITIL Change & Configuration Management
Experience in SQL
- Experience in other systems and network management products
Current or former completed Splunk training
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.