Network Management Administrator

  • Woodlawn, MD
  • 01/07/2023
  • On-site Job (W2- Fulltime)

Network Management Administrator Level II (Splunk)

Woodlawn, MD

Description of Work:

We are seeking a Splunk Enterprise Security Engineer who can develop custom detection content (correlation rules) identify threat activity.

This includes developing notable events, visualizations, forms, reports, alerts, as well as Splunk Apps, Technology Add-ons, and normalize data sources to the Common Information Model.

The candidate will provide optimization of data flow using aggregation, filters, etc. 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 app, spanning security, performance, and operational roles.

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Alert use case development

Upgrade Splunk apps required by Splunk ES upgrades

Splunk Enterprise Security administration and management

Configure notable event actions, action menus and Adaptive Responses

Data onboarding and data ingestion normalization recommendations

Strong knowledge of security risk procedures, security patterns, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies

Develop, evaluate, and document, specific metrics for management purpose

Write complex code to install and manage the Splunk enterprise development

Performing maintenance and optimization of existing clustered Splunk deployments

Create Dashboards to monitor the traffic volumes, response times, errors, and warnings across various data centers

Monitor the web portals, log files and databases

Provide debugging and monitoring capabilities

Design and Develop Splunk for routine use

Solve complex Integration challenges and debug complex configuration issues

Consult with stakeholders to establish, maintain and refresh their strategic direction in cloud adoption

Become knowledgeable on the CDM technical requirements for the federal government’s CDM program. Understand your role in CDM activities.

Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.

Design, manage, and maintain enterprise SIEM infrastructure to improve data ingestion processes, including architectural work on data pipelines to ensure optimal flow of data.

Maintenance, configuration and implementing products, appliances and devices on the enterprise network.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience, Master's degree and 5 years of experience, or 11 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

At least 4 years’ experience using customer-focused Splunk Enterprise Security SIEM engineering background - SME knowledge of ES v4.7

At least 4 years’ experience in a senior Splunk role working in a Splunk clustered environment supporting SOC or NOC environments

At least 4 years of experience with:

In-depth knowledge of designing, upgrading, maintaining and implementing network devices on a large-scale enterprise

Direct experience with Splunk Engineering and data integration

Prior SIEM data modelling experience on similar platform at scale (>50 servers)

Scripting and development skills in Python/Perl with deep comprehension of regular expressions

Coordination and communication with other remotely deployed team members

Developing documentation with processes and procedures

Proposing, implementing automation features in a large enterprise environment

At least 3 years of experience with Linux and SQL/ODBC interfaces

At least 2 years of experience in app interface development, using REST API’s

Hold active Splunk Core Certifications of at least Splunk Architect

Minimum of 3 year of experience in developing and tailoring reporting from network security tools.

Must be able tobtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

Experience with Splunk Common Information Model (CIM) and Enterprise Analytic

Strong problem-solving abilities with an analytic and qualitative eye for reasoning under pressure.

Self-starter with the ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks with little to no supervision

Knowledge of Cloud Services such as AWS, Azure, Office365

Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell

Experience in automating Splunk Deployments and orchestration with in a Cloud environment

Education/Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience, Master's degree and 5 years of experience, or 11 years of experience in lieu of a degree


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