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Splunk Engineer in Groton, CT at NextGen

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Groton, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2018

Job Description

Splunk Engineer

The successful Level 3 candidate will have:

  • 5-10 years' experience in large enterprise network management architecture, strategy and design.
  • A strong background in Splunk v7 architecture and support in a large enterprise environment.

The successful junior Splunk candidates will have:

  • Background in Splunk v6/v7 administration support and app development.

All candidates must have:

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with partners and customers.
  • Advanced Unix and scripting skills are also desirable.
  • Be proficient in Unix OS and basic scripting (Shell, Perl, PHP).
  • Strong communications skills and ability to leverage tools to produce effective reports for clients and senior management are also required.

The candidates will be responsible for:

  • Administrative management of the Splunk application and associated server environment.
  • Advanced Splunk administration and configuration experience is required.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge in the following areas:

  • Install and configure new Splunk Search Head(s) and Index(ers)
    • Both in clustered configuration
  • Splunk Technical Add-on installation/configuration
  • Splunk Deployment Server, Deployer, and Cluster Master administration
    • Forwarder management
    • Cluster management
  • Data import and field extraction
  • App, Dashboard, and Report development and support
  • Alert definition and setup

The consultants may be required to configure Splunk app dashboards and reports outside the standard capabilities using customized javascript (JS) and cascading style sheet (CSS) configurations. Experience in this area is considered a plus.