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Splunk Engineer - RTH
Ref No.: 18-00338
Location: Roseland, New Jersey
Our direct client is seeking a Splunk Engineer to work in their Roseland, NJ office. This is a 7+ month right to hire opportunity.

Scope:
  • Our client's Enterprise Services Management team is undergoing a technology transformation and replacing tooling that supports our IT Operations services.
  • Our team is looking for an IT Service Management Engineer with a background in IT infrastructure, application, and end-user monitoring services.
  • The Engineer will be responsible for maintaining key Splunk functions and implementation of new Splunk-based solutions to provide infrastructure and
  • application monitoring services.

Skills/Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in an IT related field or minimum of 7+ years of relevant recent experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience using Splunk for data analytics.
  • Splunk Enterprise Security experience
  • Splunk ITSI Experience
  • Administration experience with Splunk Multi-site Indexer cluster and Search Head Cluster environment
  • Experience with architecting the solutions to expand Splunk environment based on the forecasting growth of data ingestion and user base
  • Experience with Splunk on-boarding variety of inputs (file based - JSON/XML/TCP/UDP and script based
  • Maintaining User authentication / Authorizations across several business units that utilize Splunk
  • Experience with monitoring Splunk environment and performing health checks
  • Splunk Certified Power User, Splunk Certified Admin, Certified Splunk Architect is a plus
  • Experience in integrating Splunk with ServiceNow and other industry standard platforms
  • Thorough understanding of distributed Splunk deployment, management and chargeback best practices
  • Experience in performance tuning, troubleshooting, managing high availability for Splunk environments where they are deemed mission critical
  • Understanding of Network Firewalls, Load-balancers, and complex network designs
  • Must have strong Linux skills to be able to troubleshoot and support the application
  • Experience with configuring and architecting the solution for syslog-NG and rsyslog
  • Experience with the scripting languages with BASH/Python
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to manage their time against deliverables
  • ITIL v3 Foundation and/or advanced ITIL certifications is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of market trends
  • Industry certifications a plus:
  • Ability to interact with and influence a wide range of employees, including technical support teams, application developers, and system owners across the enterprise.
  • Ability to review functional requirements and determine the type of integration work that is required based on the business needs
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and creative problem-solving techniques in a highly complex environment using leading-edge technology and integrating with diverse application systems.