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Splunk Platform Architect
Ref No.: 18-00316
Location: Wilton, Connecticut
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date / End Date: 07/10/2018 to 01/04/2019
ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO INTERVIEW FACE-TO-FACE IN CONNECTICUT AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE AND WORK 50+ HOURS PER WEEK ON-SITE. NO REMOTE WORK.

Seeking a Splunk Platform Architect that will manage a continually evolving and highly automated Splunk platform. Candidates should have in-depth, hands-on experience with architecting/implementing complex Splunk enterprise clusters, in depth knowledge of AWS, strong Linux OS knowledge and experience with infrastructure automation and orchestration. They should be familiar with scripting, i.e. bash and python, ruby or perl – not just running manual commands off a KB – and able to run, maintain, and write scripts. Experience with configuration management systems is a plus (eg CFEngine, Chef, Centrify, Ansible).

Responsibilities:
  • Experience in developing Splunk queries and dashboards targeted towards business context that can extend to reusable patterns
  • Capable of evaluating log sources for valuable data in an information security, IT operations or business context
  • Advanced knowledge about Splunk architecture and various components (indexer, forwarder, search heads, deployment server), Heavy and Universal forwarders
  • Work with the data owner to develop visualizations and activity based on identified use cases
  • Experience working with large datasets to generate insights by using Splunk at scale

Qualifications:
  • Comprehensive hands-on experience with Splunk (Splunk SPL)
  • Knowledge of scripting (SH, BASH, KSH, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible/Chef), IaC, and source code management tools (i.e. – git).