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SkillStorm is seeking a Splunk Engineer for our client in Richardson, TX OR Richmond, VA OR Charlotte, NC. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • 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 Apps. The Engineer 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. This role will work closely with architect and partner support team, engineering and operations leads. Provide analysis and implementation support for development team for new capabilities. Improve system efficiency and stability via the development of automation tools and scripts.

Required Skills:

  • 3 or more years Splunk 7.x/8.x Administration on Linux
  • 3 or more years advanced shell scripting skills (python a plus)
  • Solid Splunk SPL experience
  • ITSI experience
  • Syslog experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication. – Must be able to communicate at all organizational levels
  • Self-motivated, confident and reliable
  • Willing to work in a team-oriented environment with global team members
  • Must be a problem solver with root cause analysis skills who brings solutions to the team
  • Ability to document installation procedures, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), etc.
  • Must be able to speak to Splunk data life cycle.
  • Knowledge of privilege elevation tools
  • Results oriented, business focused, and successful at interfacing across multiple organizational units at various levels
  • Experience with ITSM Remedy or other ITSM tools

Desired Skills:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Machine Learning Toolkit experience
  • Experience in a high volume Splunk environment
  • Streaming data solutions – Kafka
  • Git and CI/CD experience
  • Infrastructure as Code

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